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Investigation Into ALTRAN Fire Continuing

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Investigation is continuing today into the fire that destroyed the ALTRAN facility in Munising. The fire was called in around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the building located at 530 East Munising Avenue. The facility, which is used to house offices and buses operated by the Alger County […]

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man convicted on felony charges has been sentenced to prison for firearm possession. 37-year-old Joseph Glenn Etheridge was sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette yesterday to 6 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Etheridge plead guilty last November to an indictment […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has co-sponsored bills intended to make sure state departments do not unfairly push matters into court and to hold departments accountable if legal action is pursued and the department loses. The Escanaba Republican says the bills would make most state departments, including the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw Community Foundation, a philanthropic agency serving Houghton and Keweenaw counties, has started a new fundraiser. The program is called the Keweenaw Gold Club, which is comprised of 20 community members. Each member has purchased a natural stone tile in the name of an endowment fund, and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan educational collaboration has received state recognition. The Upper Peninsula Education Partnership received the 2015 Collaborate Award this week at at the Michigan Economic and Education Summit, hosted by Governor Rick Snyder in Detroit. The partnership is led by the presidents of the U.P.’s three […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette County, WI Sheriff’s deputies seized a large amount of illegal drugs from a U.P. man. The 44-year-old Kingsford man was stopped yesterday for speeding in Middle Inlet, WI. During the stop, the deputy smelled an odor of marijuana on the man. While the suspect was outside […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three Ishpeming men were arraigned yesterday on meth charges. 37-year-old Daniel Tonge, 24-year-old Bradley Merrills, and 19-year-old Kyle Dorow were arrested Monday. Police were notified of someone buying possible meth components at an area store and were then tipped that three people appeared to be making meth […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Maintenance on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock in the Keweenaw Peninsula is continuing. New lift cables are being installed on the bridge this week, so that means multiple 20-minute closures are planned all week long. The closures will happen between 7:00 at night […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Marquette Area Public Schools say a lockdown occurred at the Superior Hills Elementary and Bothwell Middle School this morning. District Superintendent William Saunders says a 9-1-1 alarm was accidentally triggered at Superior Hills Elementary. The staff and students used precautionary measures and went into […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three people have been arrested following a joint drug investigation along the Michigan-Wisconsin border. Arrested were a 46-year-old man from Othello, WA, a 33-year-old-man from Iron Mountain, MI, and a 36-year-old woman from the Kingsford, MI area. They have been charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver […]

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