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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Treasurer of the Village of Baraga is facing a felony embezzlement charge. 45-year-old Cynthia Wadaga was arraigned in Baraga District Court on a charge of Embezzlement of more than $20,000 but less than $50,000. If convicted, Wadaga could get up to ten years in prison and/or […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western Upper Peninsula woman will spend two months in jail for stealing more than $15,000 from a youth hockey organization. 43-year old Anne Pollard of Ontonagon had pleaded no contest to attempted embezzlement. She admitted to taking money while serving as treasurer of the  Ontonagon Amateur […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department is reminding residents that the annual Fire Prevention Week static display and parade that was cancelled last week due to weather, will take place tomorrow. The event will be held from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Harlow Park in Downtown Marquette. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A power outage in Downtown Marquette caused some traffic problems this morning for over 800 customers of the Marquette Board of Light and Power.  The outage started when an electrical conductor burned out on the 300 block of West Washington Street just before 10 a.m. The outage […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Police Department is reporting the passing of their first K-9 Unit Police Dog, Nero.  The 10-year-old Belgian Shepherd succumbed to cancer yesterday after being diagnosed with the disease for approximately a year.  Nero had recently been retired by the Department after nine years of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A tentative agreement between Cliffs Natural Resources and the United Steelworkers has been reached on a new three-year labor contract. The proposed contract will cover approximately 2,400 USW-represented workers at Cliffs’ Empire and Tilden mines in Upper Michigan, and its United Taconite and Hibbing Taconite mines in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Health officials say of the 29 confirmed cases, including three deaths, associated with an outbreak of fungal meningitis in Michigan all are downstate. The meningitis is linked to a recalled steroid medication given to people who get injections for back pain.  All the cases are […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are letting residents know the City’s winter parking ban will be going into effect on November 1st. The winter parking ban requires owners of vehicles to find off street parking between the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. each night. The winter parking […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Western Upper Peninsula man accused of murdering his elderly wife will be back in court in December. 50-year-old Kenneth Peters of Bessemer waived his right to an arraignment in Gogebic County Circuit Court yesterday. His next appearance is an all-purpose hearing on December 4. Peters is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission has a couple of traffic-related announcements for tomorrow. First up, crews will be delivering concrete I-beams for the new bridge over the Dead River on Forestville Road in Marquette Township.  This project will result in traffic delays of up to 30 minutes […]

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