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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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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man was arraigned yesterday on felony drug charges in Marquette County District Court. 31-year-old Todd Raymond Mills of Ishpeming was charged with two counts of controlled substance-operating a methamphetamine lab, which is a 20-year felony. Mills was arrested Sunday evening in Ishpeming.  He had […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has made three appointments to the Michigan Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board. The nine-member board advises the Department of Natural Resources on policies, plans and programs concerning the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee. The appointees are Amy Clickner, of Negaunee. She is chief […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Snyder doesn’t appear happy with a Pure Michigan ad sponsored by Michigan Economic Development Corporation that ran in the Wall Street Journal last week touting Michigan’s new status as a right-to-work state. Snyder said yesterday at the Michigan Agri-Business Association annual meeting in Lansing that he […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An inmate at a state prison in the western Upper Peninsula was beaten to death. Police say 26-year old Randolph Connor died Saturday after being punched and kicked several times by two other inmates in the prison’s TV room at the minimum security Ojibway Correctional Facility in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A man wanted by police in the Upper Peninsula is behind bars after several months on the run. State Police say 40-year-old Raymond Ojala, Junior of Hubbell turned himself in on Saturday at the Houghton County Jail. He was wanted on a charge of kidnapping-custodial interference. Ojala […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A coalition formed to protect wolves in Michigan says it will try to put a proposal on the statewide ballot to block a potential gray wolf hunt in the state. The group “Keep Michigan Wolves Protected” says it wants to gather 225,000 signatures of Michigan voters by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Reputed Detroit mob underboss Anthony Zerilli came out this weekend to say he knows where the bodies are buried – one body in particular, belonging to Detroit’s most notorious missing person – Jimmy Hoffa. The 85-year old Zerilli says Hoffa’s killers buried him in a shallow grave […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists will find gas prices up 2.5 cents a gallon this week. AAA Michigan reports the current statewide average is just over $3.26 per gallon, down more than 31 cents from this same time last year. The Auto Club says that the lowest average price among […]

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