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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the eastern U.P. are reporting a serious traffic accident this afternoon that closed US-2 in Mackinac County. According to reports, the accident happened around 12:15 this afternoon on US-2 just to the east of Naubinway and involved at least three semi trucks and an undetermined […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s representatives in Washington are voicing their opinions on the Obama Administration’s plan addressing gun violence. U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is criticizing the plan saying law-abiding gun owners should not have their Second Amendment rights restricted because of the actions of criminals. The Iron River Republican says […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The shipping season has come to a close on the Great Lakes. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the final vessel passed through the Soo Locks yesterday evening in Sault Ste. Marie. The season’s final vessel, the 767-foot Cason J. Callaway passed through the locks after […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An early morning house fire today in Iron Mountain has claimed the life of one man. Police responding to reports of a strange odor in the area around 4 a.m. discovered smoke coming out of the residence at 1232 South Milwaukee Avenue and called the Iron Mountain […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman is currently free on bond after being arrested and charged with felony embezzlement. Angie Spaulding of Gwinn was arrested last week and charged with embezzlement of more than $1,000 and less than $20,000 from the Marquette St. Vincent DePaul agency. The embezzlement was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man will spend up to five years behind bars for running down an ice fisherman nearly one year ago. 27-year old Douglas Barbeau of Garden pleaded no contest last month to failure to stop at the scene of an accident causing serious impairment or […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police say they arrested more than 100 drunk drivers during a special enforcement period over the New Year’s holiday in Michigan. Officers arrested 103 drunk drivings during the special drunk driving crackdown in 22 counties between December 27 and January 1, including 30 drivers who were […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder delivers his third “State of the State” address tonight in Lansing. Tonight the Governor will propose a new state department, to be called “The Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions.”  The Governor will also propose a fee increase to raise more money for roads […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker delivered his State of the State address yesterday and discussed proposed legislation watched closely in a portion of the western U.P. During his speech, Walker called on lawmakers to quickly pass legislation that would ease regulations so a new iron ore mine could […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police arrested a Gwinn man last night on a series of charges after a routine traffic stop. 26-year-old Sean McNamara was driving south on US-41 near Van Epps Street just before 10 p.m. when a Marquette Police officer attempted to pull him over for a […]

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