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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some welcome news for Michigan motorists. Gas prices have dropped just over 14 cents a gallon this week. AAA Michigan reports Michigan’s current statewide average is just about $3.77 per gallon but that’s still 29 cents more than last year. Triple-A says that the lowest average price […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Flu season is upon us. The Michigan Department of Community Health has confirmed 12 cases of influenza, the first identified by the state laboratory during the 2012-2013 flu season in Michigan. The illnesses occurred in both children and adults in lower Michigan. At least two people were […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The owner of a former iron mine in the central Upper Peninsula says it’s planning to clean up the site and could use it to produce aggregate products such as stone, sand and gravel. The Groveland Iron Ore Mine in Dickinson County once produced 2 million tons […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post and the Munising Detachment are investigating a single-vehicle accident that claimed the life of one person over the weekend. Troopers were called to the scene on ET Road just south of Eben Saturday around 7 p.m.  The driver, 59-year-old Jill Siitala […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton County man has been sentenced to prison for possession of child pornography. 68-year-old Rex Sweitz, Jr. of Laurium was sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette to 3 years in federal prison for possession of images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Sweitz was also […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin woman has been sentenced for embezzling money from a labor union representing U.P. workers. 37 year old Renita Dompier of Greenville, Wisconsin was sentenced to one year of probation with six months of home detention for embezzlement from a labor organization by an employee. Dompier […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson is hosting a roundtable meeting for business owners to meet with their state senator to learn about and request regulatory reform this afternoon in Marquette. The Escanaba Republican is being joined by a representative from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce from 4 to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 20 years after the start of the Keweenaw National Historical Park in the Upper Peninsula, Michigan U.S. Senator Carl Levin says he is pleased with the development of the park and local communities. Levin was a guest speaker at an event Saturday in Calumet commemorating the anniversary. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Upper Michigan men were sentenced to 30 years in prison each today in Federal Court in Marquette for separate sexual assault cases involving children under the age of 12. 30 year old Aaron VanZile of Watersmeet was sentenced for an incident on the Lac Vieux Desert […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are looking for the public’s help with their investigation into a series of break-ins reported in Marquette County. Troopers say the break-ins were reported in South Republic earlier this week.  The break-ins happened sometime between 5 p.m. on Wednesday and 8 […]

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