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Delta County Woman Sentenced In Child Abuse Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A woman charged with torturing and abusing her teenaged son in Delta County has been sentenced to up to 50 years in prison. 46-year old Susan Bardo of Escanaba was sentenced today to two concurrent sentences of 20-50 years in prison for torture and first-degree child abuse […]

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Governor Rick Snyder Launches U.P. Tour

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Governor Rick Snyder kicked off a tour of the U.P. this morning in Ironwood.  Snyder offered remarks at the “Western Gateway to Pure Michigan” Trailhead Dedication at the Miner’s Heritage Memorial Park in Ironwood. Snyder also toured the Orvana Copperwood Mine site in Wakefield before heading to […]

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Man Arrested For Trespassing After Being Run Out Of Delta County Home

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County authorities report the arrest of one man for trespassing after being chased out of a Ford River Township home by the homeowner. State Police from the Gladstone Post responded to the residence around 5:30 am yesterday on a report of a male intruder inside the […]

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Marquette Police Search For Hit And Run Driver

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News ) – Marquette City Police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a weekend hit and run accident.  Police say a car, believed to be a silver Pontiac Bonnevile, hopped a curb and hit a power pole at the corner of Fitch and Center Streets […]

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Fatal ATV Accident In Baraga County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the L’anse Post are reporting a fatal all terrain vehicle accident that happened yesterday in Baraga County. Troopers say 57-year-old Daryl Fish of L’Anse was killed when his ATV left the roadway and flipped over in Arvon Township.  Fish sustained a major head injury […]

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Foreclosed Property Auction Coming Up

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Properties in four Upper Peninsula counties are among nearly 700 properties being auctioned off by the state next week. The properties have been foreclosed due to delinquent property taxes. The Department of Treasury says parcels located in Dickinson, Iron, Keweenaw, and Luce are included in a portion […]

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U.P. Man Arrested After Failing to Appear for Court Dates

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man who failed to appear for recent court dates in Cheboygan and Chippewa counties has been arrested in Wisconsin. 52-year old Scotlund Stivers is being held in the Marinette County jail fighting extradition back to Michigan. Stivers was charged with endangering Cheboygan County courtroom […]

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Mackinac, Chippewa County State Senator Not Running for Re-Election

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State Senator who’s district covers Mackinac and Chippewa counties has announced that he will not run for re-election in 2014. Traverse City Republican Howard Walker cited family reasons in his choice not to seek another term in office. In a statement released yesterday Walker said he […]

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Marquette Township Offices Relocating

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s time for a move in Marquette Township. Township offices will be relocating to the new Township Hall/Community Center over this weekend.  Township officials say as of 8 a.m. this upcoming Monday, all Township office services will be in operation at the new facility at 1000 Commerce […]

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Items Stolen From West Branch Cemetery

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of items from an area cemetery. Solar lights, planted shrubs, and an engraved lighted bench at the West Branch Cemetery have been reported stolen by officials of West Branch Township. The Sheriff’s Office is looking for help from […]

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