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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Environmental Protection Agency is holding a public meeting tomorrow in Marquette on the proposed construction of a controversial county road in Western Marquette County. The session is being held at the request of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and will focus on a proposal to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba is urging the public to come out to the hearing. Casperson says he believes there is a large, silent majority that overwhelmingly approve the construction of County Road 5-95. The Senator says Marquette County is in dire need of the road […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Menominee man has been sentenced to prison on assault charges in connection with an incident in January. 33-year-old Jason Warner was sentenced to 3 years and 5 months in federal prison for assault resulting in serious bodily injury. In addition to the prison term, Warner has […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County authorities report the arrest of one man Saturday night after he threatened a group of people with a knife in Gladstone. The suspect, an unidentified 17-year-old Gladstone man, was arrested around 11:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of the Delta Avenue Alley. Michigan State Police […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police are continuing their investigation into a stabbing that occurred late Friday in the City of Marquette. Officers were called to the Long Shot Saloon at 149 West Baraga Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Friday, on a report of a large fight. Officers found a 42-year-old man […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources officials say the investigation is continuing into the cause of a recent electrical fire at the main substation at the Empire Mine. The fire resulted in loss of electrical power to the Empire mining area and plant. There were no injuries. A small fire […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A 50-year-old Western Upper Peninsula man has been charged with murdering his elderly wife. Kenneth Peters of Bessemer was arraigned yesterday in Gogebic County Court on first degree homicide, vulnerable adult abuse, and second degree homicide charges. If he is convicted, he could spend life behind bars. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates increased in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in July. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels declined in the majority of regions over the month. The Ann Arbor […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The two remaining suspects in a meth lab investigation in the Upper Peninsula have been arraigned. 22-year-old Kurtis Stough of Marquette plead not guilty to attempted manufacturing of methamphetamine and operating a meth lab in Houghton County Circuit Court Wednesday.  Both charges carry possible penalties of 20 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI -  (Great Lakes Radio News) – Organizers are calling this year’s Upper Peninsula State Fair another success. Preliminary figures show an estimated 61,500 people showed up for this year’s 85th anniversary of the fair in Escanaba, but organizers expect 2012 will surpass last year’s record-setting numbers by about one percent in attendance and […]

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