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Chocolay Township Fire Under Investigation

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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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WI Man Bound Over To Marquette Co. Circuit Court

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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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Fatal Iron Co. Fire Investigation Continues

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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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U.P. Man Pleads No Contest To Four Felonies

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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 Schools Enter Enrollment Agreement With Northern Mich. U.

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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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Two Arrested For Drugs After Marquette County Traffic Stop

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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 School Break-In Investigated

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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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Roundabout Project Underway In Ishpeming

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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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Senator Gary Peters Talks Small Business Funding And Pipeline Safety

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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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VOTE TODAY For Marquette’s Lakeview Arena In The Kraft Hockeyville Challenge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lakeview Arena in Marquette is now one of two arenas in the U.S. that could win the $150,000 Kraft Hockeyville grand prize. City of Marquette Parks and Recreation Coordinator Andrew MacIver joined us on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the […]

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