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Western U.P. Authorities Search For Missing Girl

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the western U.P. are continuing to search for a runaway Bessemer girl. The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office says 16-year-old Jordyn Mazanec was last seen in Ironwood on Monday. The girl’s family lost contact with her Monday after a verbal disagreement over the phone. Deputies say […]

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Two Vehicle Crash In Marquette Injures Three

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a two-vehicle crash last night on the US-41 bypass. The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and McClellan Avenue. Reports say an eastbound pickup on US-41 ran a red light and collided with an SUV that was southbound […]

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Dianda Veterans Bill Advances In Lansing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill honoring veterans in the western U.P. introduced by 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has advanced out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The bill would name the Highway M-64 bridge over the Ontonagon River in Ontonagon Township the “Ontonagon County Veterans Memorial Bridge.” […]

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Marquette Board Of Ed Votes To Ratify Contract

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education has ratified a new contract for district teachers. At a special meeting last night, board members voted 5-2 to pass the new contract. The agreement covers a three year period, from 2013 to 2016, with scheduled raises in 2014-15 […]

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Houghton County Murder Trial Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The murder trial for a man suspected of killing his wife last December began yestrday in Houghton County Circuit Court. 35-year-old Nima Nassiri of Dollar Bay is charged with second degree murder for allegedly beating his wife, Sanaz Nezami, who later died from the injuries she sustained. […]

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Cliffs Considering Building Their Own Power Plant

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Officials with Cliffs Natural Resources have begun the process of possible development of creating a power plant to serve their facilities in Marquette County. According to a statement released yesterday, Cliffs and Invenergy Thermal Development have executed a Letter of Intent to consider a combined heat and […]

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Marquette Bar Sorry For Ray Rice Drink Special

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downtown Marquette nightspot has issued a formal apology for a weekend drink special referring to the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal. The Wild Rover on Washington Street came under fire this week on social media in the community for presenting a drink special called the “Ray […]

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One Person Injured In Motorcycle-Deer Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the St. Ignace post say one person was injured in a weekend motorcycle-deer accident in Doyle Township. Troopers say a 55-year-old Cooks man was heading east on US-2 near County Road 438 on a motorcycle around 9:30 yesterday morning when he struck two deer […]

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Weekend House Fire Reported In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Ishpeming firefighters responded to a structure fire yesterday afternoon just after 2:00 o’clock at 655 Park Street. Upon arrival, fire crews found flames coming from the roof of the home. Firefighters made entry into the home and battled the fire in the homes attic and third floor […]

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Road Project Underway In City Of Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A portion of Westland Drive in the City of Marquette, from Forest Park Drive to the westerly end, has been closed to allow for the reconstruction of the street and storm water utilities. This project is scheduled to be substantially complete in about two weeks. Drivers are […]

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