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Man Arraigned For Ishpeming Traffic Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette county man who drove his SUV into a wall at the Central School in Ishpeming was arraigned yesterday in 96th District Court. 29-year-old Joseph Dean Pennala of Ishpeming was arraigned on charges of Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer, Failure to Stop at the Scene […]

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Presque Isle Power Plant To Stay Open

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The power grid operator in the U.S. Midwest has denied Wisconsin Energy’s request to close the Presque Isle power plant in Marquette in February. According to a published report by Reuters, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, or MISO, the regional power grid operator, determined the plant must […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Hit And Run Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police are looking for the public’s help as they investigate a hit and run accident. The accident happened around 4:00 p.m. last Friday on the 600 block of Blemhuber when a 16-year-old Marquette male stepped off the curb in front of his house to check the […]

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Marquette Woman Arrested On Felony Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette woman has been arrested on a charge of felony Uttering and Publishing. Marquette City Police arrested 35-year-old April Marie Barkle yesterday following a two-month investigation. Police say the investigation focused on a personal check that was stolen from the victim’s car, altered and cashed at […]

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U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Case Over Controversial U.P. Tribe’s Casino

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in early December on the state’s lawsuit challenging the Bay Mills Indian Community’s casino in Northern Michigan. Attorney General Bill Schuette says the case raises important questions about the relationship between state and tribal sovereignty. The state’s lawsuit challenges […]

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State Christmas Tree Coming From U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Capitol Christmas tree for 2013 will come from the Western Upper Peninsula. A 68-foot tall spruce tree currently located in the backyard of Jonny and Barbara Waara’s home in Iron River has been selected to be displayed in front of the Capitol building in Lansing throughout […]

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Marquette Police Find Abandoned Meth Lab In City

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Marquette City Police report the discovery of remnants of a meth lab near Division Street and Pioneer Road. Officers found some burned debris yesterday in a sand pit and a closer inspection found the makings of several one pot meth labs. Police say meth users frequently burn […]

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Benishek Criticized For Vote To End Shutdown

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A conservative political action group is criticizing U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek for his vote this week to end the Federal shutdown. The group, Americans for Limited Government, says in voting for the continuing resolution Benishek allowed funding for Obamacare to take effect. ALG President Nathan Mehrens says […]

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Manistique Man Arrested For Marquette Attempted Break-In

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say a Manistique man was arrested after attempting to break into a Marquette business last Sunday. 28 year old John Eric Rachel was arrested and charged with attempted breaking and entering a building with intent, which is a felony punishable by up to five […]

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Michigan Tech University Receives Diversity Award

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University has been recognized nationally for its efforts to create a more diverse and inclusive campus for the second year in a row. The Houghton school received the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. MTU received the award because […]

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