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Chocolay Police Investigate Hit And Run

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Marquette County are looking for the public’s help in their investigation of a hit-and-run accident. Chocolay Township Police say the accident happened Monday between 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on US-41 near Silver Creek Road. Police say a southbound vehicle struck a pedestrian at […]

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Kivela Testifies On CWD-Related Penalty Bill

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela testified in Lansing today on a measure he has introduced to curb Chronic Wasting Disease in the U.P. deer herd. The Marquette Democrat testified on the measure in front of the the House Natural Resources Committee. Kivela’s bill would to increase […]

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Trillium House Project Receives $100K UPHS Pledge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UP Health System has pledged $100,000 to the effort to build a hospice house for the Central U.P. in Marquette. The hospital formally made the pledge of support to the Board of Directors for Trillium House today. Trillium House is an eight room, 9,000 square foot facility […]

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McBroom On Special Legislative Committee Investigating Flint

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker has been named to a special committee in Lansing investigating the Flint Water Public Health Emergency. State Representative Ed McBroom of Vulcan will serve as Vice-Chair of the committee announced today by leaders in the Michigan House and Senate. The bipartisan panel features […]

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Marquette County Fatal Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fatal snowmobiling accident yesterday in Sands Township. The accident happened just after 2:30 p.m. on Trail #8 south of Sands Station. Deputies say a southbound snowmobile operated by 39-year-old Melissa Thornhill of Greenville, Ohio went out of control, left […]

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Laplander Sentenced For Break-In And Car Theft

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan man has been sentenced in connection with a break-in and car theft. 37-year-old Isaac Laplander of Calumet was sentenced today in Houghton County Circuit Court. He was sentenced to 2 to 10 years in prison for Breaking and Entering with Intent, and 2 to […]

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U.P. Woman Held On Felony Drug Theft Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City police arrested a woman for the theft of prescription medications from a pharmacy. 29-year-old Kaylee Katherine Comment of Marquette was arrested Friday and charged with Larceny in a Building and Possession of Analogues. The charges are both felonies. The larceny charge is punishable by up […]

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Dianda Calls For More Changes At MI Veterans Affairs Agency

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is calling for continued changes in the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency following last week’s scathing audit of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Dianda says it was good that agency Director Jeff Barnes resigned and he hopes that the new interim […]

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Gwinn Schools Bond Proposal Presentation Tonight

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community School District is holding an informational meeting on an upcoming bond proposal tonight. The school district is looking to raise 4-point-4 million dollars for facility, technology and transportation improvements with a 15-year bond with a one mill increase. District Superintendent Tom Jayne is […]

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Changes Coming To NMU Bookstore, University Logos And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Changes are coming to the bookstore and other areas of Northern Michigan University. The NMU Board of Trustees has authorized the university to enter negotiations with Barnes & Noble College to operate the on-campus bookstore. A university committee recently selected Barnes & Noble from three vendors that […]

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