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U.P. Father & Son Crime Spree

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the case of a father and son from the eastern U.P. charged with conducting a crime spree and drug operation.  Victor McMillan and his 21-year-old son Joshua were arrested earlier this week at a house on South Lake Road near Trout Lake. […]

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Interim Superintendent Selected for Marquette Area Public Schools

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education has selected an interim Superintendent for the district. The Board has selected William Saunders, the current Principal at the Bothwell Middle School, to the post. The vote was unanimous last night, and Saunders will begin his new assignment on […]

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Ishpeming Police Looking for Public’s Help with Stolen Vehicle

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming City Police are looking for the public’s help as they search for a stolen vehicle. Police say the vehicle, a tan 1996 Ford Explorer SUV, was stolen from the 100 Block of East Bank Street Tuesday night around 11 p.m. The vehicle has a license plate […]

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MDOT Will Build Roundabout in Ishpeming

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation has announced plans for a $2 million roundabout in Ishpeming. The roundabout will be constructed at the intersection of US-41 and 2nd Street. M-DOT officials say that particular area has had 71 traffic crashes including two fatal accidents and the roundabout is […]

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Brimley Man Sentenced to Federal Prison After Assaulting Officer

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Eastern Upper Michigan man has been sentenced for assault of a Federal Officer. 51-year-old Lorne Lyons of Brimley, a member of the Bay Mills Indian Community, was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for the assault. Lyons was also ordered to two years of supervised […]

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DNR Looking to Increase Revenue by Increasing License Prices

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It would become more expensive to get some hunting and fishing licenses in Michigan, under legislation passed yesterday by the state House. Under the legislation, the cost of a typical deer hunting license would increase from $15 to $30 and the annual restricted fishing license, which costs […]

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Nominations Being Accepted for State Christmas Tree

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The hunt is on for the 2013 state Christmas tree which will stand in front of the Capitol come November. The Department of Technology, Management and Budget is spearheading the search for at least a 65-foot fir or spruce. The tree must have a maximum crown of […]

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Garage Fire After Explosion in Negaunee

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters in the City of Negaunee responded to an early morning garage fire today. The fire was called in around 4 a.m. at a garage on the 300 block of Cherry Street. Reports say a loud explosion was heard by neighbors who called authorities to report the […]

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Open House on Possible Transmission Line by ATC, DNR

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – American Transmission Company and the Michigan DNR are exploring the possible placement of an electric transmission line alongside the proposed Escanaba to Hermansville rail-trail. The two groups say they would work together on the project to minimize its impact on privately owned property and the environment. ATC […]

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Conference Set to Decide Fate of Casino in Lower MI Owned by U.P. Tribe

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The future of an Upper Michigan Native American tribe’s casino in Northern Lower Michigan could be answered later this month. The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled a conference for June 13 to decide whether or not to hear the State of Michigan’s petition to keep the 84 […]

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