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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Fire Fighters Association will be conducting a county-wide fire training exercise tomorrow at the former KI Sawyer Air Base. The Marquette County Land Bank Authority owns 15 vacant residential buildings that are scheduled to be demolished this summer and has made them available for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fewer Michiganders plan to travel over the Fourth of July holiday period, compared to last year, according to a new survey from “Triple-A Michigan.” A new auto club survey projects nearly 1.4 million Michigan residents will travel at least 50 miles or more from home between Wednesday, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a single-vehicle accident yesterday in Alger County that claimed the life of one man. Troopers from the Munising Detachment of the Negaunee State Police Post say the accident happened yesterday afternoon on H-13 near the Coalwood Grade when a southbound 2003 Dodge […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan man has been sentenced to federal prison on child pornography charges. 45-year-old Shane Hanley of Norway was sentenced to 15 and a half years in federal prison for possession of child pornography. Hanley was also ordered to twenty years of supervised release following his […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An eastern U.P. woman has been sentenced for felony firearms possession. 46-year-old Patricia Sawasky of Brimley was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of firearms. Sawasky also must serve two years of supervised release following prison. Sawasky pled guilty in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An international conference on water issues is underway in the City of Marquette. The 10th Anniversary Conference of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative runs through tomorrow. The annual meeting features a coalition of U.S. and Canadian mayors and other local officials working to advance […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – FinnFest USA 2013 in the Houghton Hancock area started up officially yesterday. The grand tori, or market, opened yesterday afternoon at Michigan Tech’s Student Development Center and opening ceremonies were held yesterday evening at the Rozsa Center on MTU’s campus. Several events and activities are being held […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says that they are currently holding an amount of cash that was recently found and turned in. Deputies say the undisclosed amount of cash was discovered in Marquette Township and was turned over to the office on Wednesday of this week. If […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – After stretching into a third day, the search for the body of missing Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa ended this (Wednesday) morning in a rural field in northern Oakland County. FBI investigators said no evidence of the body was found after combing a one-acre site in Oakland Township […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Today is the official opening day of FinnFest USA 2013 in the Houghton Hancock area. It’s been 23 years since Michigan’s Copper Country last hosted the international Finnish-American festival.  2013 is the 100th anniversary of the famous 1913 Copper Strike and the Keweenaw Peninsula is still home […]

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