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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says well over 1,000 customers lost power overnight in the Copper Country due to high winds. According to a statement from UPPCO, about 1,300 customers in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties were without power this morning due to strong winds blowing trees and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Schoolcraft County man has been arraigned on a series of charges in connection with the alleged assault of a County Sheriff’s Deputy. 64-year-old Larry Kouw of County Road 440 in Hiawatha Township was arraigned yesterday on one count of assault, felony resisting and obstructing causing injury, […]

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          MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 20th annual Fire Prevention Week in Marquette County will kick off with a display of county fire trucks and a parade tomorrow morning in Marquette. The display of firefighting apparatus from every department in Marquette County will be assembled at Harlow […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is currently in critical need of O-negative and O-positive blood throughout all of their service areas in the Upper Peninsula. The need is high in Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock, Iron Mountain and Sault Ste. Marie.  Blood Center staff […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Park Service is starting a new planning process about the use of personal watercrafts on Lake Superior within the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The new process is needed after a federal court ruling issued in 2010.  The Park Service prepared a previous regulation to allow […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Delta County man who ran a stolen vehicle into the headquarters of the Gladstone Public Safety Department in August appeared in court yesterday on a series of related charges. 33-year-old Robert Anderson of Gladstone was in Delta County Circuit Court on charges of vehicle theft, possession […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dickinson County authorities say an Iron Mountain man was severely burned this week when a suspected meth lab exploded in his home. Police were called to Dickinson County Memorial Hospital Tuesday night on a report of a man being admitted with severe chemical burns on his body. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder is weighing in on the first presidential debate. Snyder says while the debate highlighted many challenges facing our nation that are also concerns in the state; Michigan is proof that these challenges can be overcome. The Governor says Michigan is an excellent role model […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities are continuing the investigation into an attempt to smuggle illegal drugs into Marquette Branch Prison. State Police from the Negaunee Post and correction department officials say a woman attempted to throw a package containing illegal drugs over a fence to an inmate in a lower security […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Target stores could help Michigan State Police in the event of a major disaster in the state. Reports say the Minneapolis-based retailer recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Michigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division. Michigan State Police spokeswoman Nicole Lisbeth says the […]

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