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Hancock Police Investigate Overdose Death

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Hancock City Police are continuing the investigation into the death of man of an apparent drug overdose. The man was located in a residence on Quincy Street on the afternoon of December 23rd. The man’s name has not been released, but reports say he was from out […]

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Counterfeit $100 Bills Investigated

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Chocolay Township Police are investigating counterfeit $100 bills circulating in the area. Late last week, officers said bills had been passed that were clearly marked as movie prop money with the words “for motion picture use only” printed on them. Police say the bills are extremely […]

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One Person Injured In Marquette Fire

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters were called out to a structure fire early yesterday. The fire was reported just after 7:00 a.m. at 235 West Bluff Street. Crews arriving on the scene found a mattress burning out on the sidewalk. The mattress had been brought outside from a second […]

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Foul Play Not Suspected In Ishpeming Twp. Death

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Foul play is not suspected in the death of a Marquette County man who was found in lying in the snow early this morning. Police say the body of the unidentified elderly man was discovered just after 7:00 a.m. today near Hollyhock Street and Randall Drive […]

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NYE Ball Drop Tomorrow In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette and the Marquette Downtown Development Authority are gearing up for the annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop this weekend. The event has some changes this year. The main change is the location of the ball drop from the previous location off of the […]

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Illinois Teen Hurt In U.P. Snowmobile Crash

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Illinois teenager was injured in a snowmobiling accident yesterday in Houghton County. Authorities say a 14-year-old girl from Fox Lake, Illinois lost control of her machine while riding with a group near Sidnaw in Duncan Township around 1:45 p.m. She was thrown from the snowmobile and […]

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New Marquette And Alger Co. Sheriffs Sworn In

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – New Sheriffs in Marquette and Alger Counties have been sworn in. Former Chocolay Township Police Chief Greg Zyburt was sworn in as Marquette County Sheriff yesterday at the Marquette County Circuit Courtroom. Zyburt has been with the Chocolay Township Police Department for 32 years. In Alger County, […]

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Trillium House Receives Fundraising Boost

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A fundraising effort to help build a residential hospice facility for the central U.P. has received a substantial boost. Officials with Trillium House say the R. E. Davenport Foundation will match the next $50,000 in contributions to build the house. If the current match is met, Trillium […]

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Downstate Man Hurt In Alger Co. Snowmobile Accident

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Office says a downstate Charlevoix man was injured in a snowmobiling accident this morning in Burt Township near Grand Marais. The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. on Trail #88 about one mile east of Trail #42 when a westbound snowmobile hit a hole […]

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Marquette Man Pleads Guilty In Credit Card Theft

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man will be sentenced in February after pleading guilty to attempting to use stolen credit cards. 39-year-old Darrell Clark was arrested in November after Marquette Police investigated the theft of a wallet containing credit cards from a vehicle in North Marquette. Clark was arrested after […]

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