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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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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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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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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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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, 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, 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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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Fire Prevention Static Display and Parade will be held tomorrow morning at Harlow Park in Marquette. The event was rescheduled after bad weather last weekend, will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. The display will feature over 20 fire trucks from departments throughout Marquette […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed bills sponsored by U.P. legislators into law. The first measure, authored by State Representative John Kivela of Marquette, outlaws so-called “smurfing,” the buying of meth ingredients in small amounts from multiple retailers. The bill is part of a larger package of bills […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major Marquette County high school football rivalry kicks into high gear tonight. The Negaunee Miners and Ishpeming Hematites will battle on the field at Miner Stadium in Negaunee at 7:00 pm. Negaunee Schools Athletic Director Andrew Brunette and Ishpeming Schools Athletic Director Terry Roberts spoke about […]

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