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Two-Vehicle Crash In MQT Township Injures Three

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post and Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident earlier today in Marquette Township. Reports say a minivan pulling out from the parking lot of the Lowe’s store around noon was struck by a westbound SUV on US-41. Two people […]

Suspect In Chippewa County Shooting Incident Arraigned

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The suspect in a recent State Police Trooper-involved shooting in Chippewa County has been formally charged. 35-year-old Joshua Stead of downstate Bellaire was arraigned today on three counts of Attempted Murder, one count of Assaulting a Police Officer Causing Injury, one count of Malicious Destruction […]

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Escanaba Woman Pleads Guilty In Meth Case

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Escanaba woman arrested in a recent meth lab bust has entered a plea agreement in the case. 26-year-old Ashley Walker appeared in Delta County Circuit Court yesterday and plead guilty to a charge of Operating or Maintaining a Drug House. A charge of Manufacture and Delivery […]

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Copper Country Man Arraigned For Drug Possession

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect arrested this week in Houghton for possession of marijuana and carrying a concealed weapon has been arraigned. 30-year-old Niles Nathan Rothenberger of Atlantic Mine was arrested Monday morning in the parking lot of the Houghton Elementary School. Police say that at no time did he […]

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MI Kmart Store Closings Include U.P. Location

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seven Kmart stores in Michigan, including one in the U.P., are set to close early next month. The Detroit News reports doors will close on December 11th. On the closure list is the Kmart in Sault Ste. Marie. All other closings will be downstate. Since filing for […]

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Marquette City Commission Approves Playground Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved the efforts to build an inclusive playground at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. At their regular meeting last night, Commissioners unanimously approved a plan to relocate the effort from Presque Isle Park. The approval sets up the application for possible grant funding […]

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Veterans Town Hall Meetings Tomorrow In Iron Mountain

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain is hosting a pair of Veteran Town Halls this week. The sessions are being held at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, central time, tomorrow. Leaders from the VA medical center and area County Veteran Service Officers […]

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State Rep. Kivela Expects “Dark Store” Legislation To Die In Senate This Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela says he believes legislation addressing the so-called “Dark Store” tax issue will not get a hearing this year in the state Senate. Kivela, speaking today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike, said if there is no hearing in […]

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Ishpeming Township Traffic Crash Investigated

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Ishpeming Township. It happened around 12:20 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Cooper Lake Road. Troopers say an SUV driven by 29-year-old Gavin Gibson of Montana pulled out from Cooper Lake […]

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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Immediate Blood Need

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center says there is an immediate need for blood donations across the Upper Peninsula. Officials say there is an immediate need for the following types of blood: O-negative and positive, A-negative and positive and B-negative. Blood donation sites are open in Marquette, Hancock, […]

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