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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ironwood man arrested as the ringleader of a meth operation between the U.P., northeast Wisconsin and Las Vegas has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on federal drug charges. The arrest of 39-year-old Richard Jon Hill, also known as “Rock Star Rick” comes after a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured last night when they were struck by a car as they crossed a highway in Marquette County. The accident happened around 7:00 p.m. in Chocolay Township when 28-year-old Louis Kowalski and 25-year-old Jaimie Skytta, both from Marquette, got off of a Marq-Tran bus […]

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team says six people have been arrested in Chippewa County for illegal distribution of prescription medications and marijuana. The suspects were identified during a two-month investigation involving a conspiracy to illegally distribute prescription medications. Detectives executed a search warrant yesterday […]

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says he will be holding a town hall meeting later this week to discuss deer hunting in the U.P. The Calumet Democrat says he is hosting the session to give the public a chance to meet with Department of Natural Resources […]

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police say an Upper Peninsula man was arrested after a single-vehicle roll over accident yesterday afternoon. The accident was reported just after 2:30 p.m. on County Road 480 in the city of Negaunee. Reports say the driver of an eastbound pickup lost control of the […]

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ontario, Canada woman has been arrested after a fatal traffic accident in the eastern U.P. State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post say the two-vehicle accident happened around 9:00 p.m. Friday in Chippewa County’s Soo Township. 19-year old Jared Baragwanath of Brimley and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has voted to formally approve land sales and purchases that will allow for the start of the construction of a new hospital in the city. At their regular meeting last night, Commissioners approved the sale of land along Baraga Avenue to Duke LifePoint […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man previously charged with a felony has been sentenced to prison for possessing a firearm. 42-year-old Kevin Houle of Gwinn was sentenced in federal court in Marquette to seven years in prison and three years of supervised release following the prison term. Houle plead […]

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Criminal charges could be filed today against a woman arrested for drunk driving after a fatal traffic accident in the eastern U.P. State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post say the two-vehicle accident happened around 9:00 p.m. Friday in Chippewa County’s Soo Township. Reports […]

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western Upper Michigan woman is facing fraud charges after reportedly collecting thousands of dollars in a years-long rebate scam. 59-year-old Carol Rae Vitton of Ironwood was charged last week with mail fraud. She’s accused of creating more than 700 sales receipts to get $9,000 in rebates […]

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