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Marquette Police Welcome New K-9 Team Member

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are welcoming the newest addition to their K-9 team. “Nitro” is a one year old black lab that has been extensively trained in explosives detection. The dog was purchased in May from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department and will be starting his duties with […]

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Construction Causes Road And Street Closures

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Negaunee Department of Public Works is advising motorists of a street closure that has gone into effect today. The DPW says the West End of Water Street is closed to through traffic due to work being done on a new sewer line through this […]

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UPDATE – Names Released In Weekend Fatal Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing today into a weekend fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident on US-41 in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 8:00 p.m. Saturday when a group of pedestrians were crossing the highway from the Cedar Motor Inn to the Marquette Buffalo Wild Wings. 55-year-old Paul Cox of […]

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Ground Breaking For Ishpeming School Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A ground breaking ceremony to kick off over $1-million in facility improvements is being held this morning at a Marquette County school. The ceremony is set for 10:00 a.m. for the addition & remodeling projects at the Birchview Elementary School in Ishpeming. The upgrades include two new […]

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Ironwood To Receive Federal Dollars To Fight Blight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western U.P. community is one of a dozen in Michigan highlighted in a plan to combat blight. The communities are being assisted by $75 million in federal funding that has been approved by the U.S. Department of Treasury. The money will be used to demolish vacant […]

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Three Arrested After Marquette Road Rage Incident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three men arrested in connection with a road rage incident Friday night in Marquette county’s Chocolay Township will be arraigned later today. The men were arrested following an incident just before midnight on Friday. Chocolay Township Police say the suspects were arrested for felonious assault and unarmed […]

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Weekend Fatal Accident Under Investigation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing today into a weekend fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident on US-41 in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 8:00 p.m. Saturday when a group of pedestrians were crossing the highway from the Cedar Motor Inn to the Marquette Buffalo Wild Wings. A 55-year-old Kansas man […]

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Minnesota Man Charged In Marquette Federal Court

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Minnesota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Marquette for manufacturing methamphetamine near a western Upper Michigan school. 21-year-old Dylan Quigley-Robinson of Hutchinson, Minnesota is accused of intent to distribute more than five grams of meth within 1,000 feet of a public elementary […]

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Marquette County Man Sentenced On Meth Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man arrested in a July drug bust in Ishpeming was sentenced today in Marquette County Circuit Court. 46-year-old Robert Kangas, Jr. of Ishpeming was sentenced to two and a half to twenty years in prison. Kangas pled guilty to a charge of operating and […]

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Marquette DDA Prepares For Harvest Festival

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Marquette, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says the 100 block of West Baraga Avenue will be closed to overnight parking tonight and will close to all traffic at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow in preparation for the Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest. West Baraga Avenue will reopen at 11:00 o’clock tomorow night. […]

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