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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western U.P. man has been found not guilty in an animal cruelty case. The jury in the trial of 35-year-old Jason Roberts of Ironwood handed the verdict down yesterday in Gogebic County Circuit Court after about two hours of deliberation. He had been accused of allowing […]

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The cause of a house fire in Marquette County’s Chocolay Township remains under investigation. The fire was called in around 1:00 o’clock yesterday afternoon at a home on Acorn Trail. Firefighters say they were able to get the fire knocked down fairly quickly, but reports say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A man arrested earlier this month by Ishpeming Township Police in connection with a stolen vehicle has been bound over to circuit court. 23-year-old David Illikainen of Antigo, Wisconsin is charged with one felony count of Receiving or Concealing a Motor Vehicle. He was arrested on April […]

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Iron River, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the cause of a fatal Iron County house fire early yesterday. Authorities responded to to the fire on Ice Lake Road in Iron River around 3:30 a.m., central time. An unidentified 59-year-old woman was found inside the home by firefighters. She […]

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western U.P. man will be sentenced next month after pleading no contest to four felony counts. 51-year-old Timothy Pietila of Ontonagon entered the pleas this week on charges of Attempted Murder, 1st-degree Criminal Sexual Conduct, Assault by Strangulation and Felony Firearm Possession. He was arrested on […]

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools have officially entered into a concurrent enrollment agreement with Northern Michigan University. The agreement will allow for Gwinn High School juniors and seniors to earn college credit in Calculus and EN 111 English classes starting next fall. District Superintendent Tom Jayne says […]

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Forsyth Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post arrested two men on drug related charges early yesterday morning in Forsyth Township. Troopers initiated a traffic stop on M-35 and Wagon Wheel Lane at 2:45 a.m. and seized money and several types of illegal narcotics during the investigation. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities are investigating a weekend break-in at a Marquette school building. Michigan State Police, Marquette City Police and NMU Public Safety responded to a silent alarm at the Vandenboom School around 3:15 yesterday morning. They located one man inside the building when they arrived on scene. The […]

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation has started work on a roundabout project in Ishpeming today. M-DOT is building a roundabout at the intersection of US-41/M-28 and Second Street and the city will also be constructing a roundabout connecting Second and Third streets. Some lane closures have gone […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Gary Peters joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about new legislation designed to support small and medium-sized businesses. Peters talked about the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Improvement Act expanding the MEP program. He talked about how Michigan’s MEP affiliate, the […]

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