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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the arrest of a Marquette man on felony charges of human trafficking involving a minor female. 24-year-old Aaron Max Wesolek was arrested on Friday following an investigation into an incident on April 21st where Wesolek allegedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old Marquette County […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  There is another recall for General Motors. The automaker is recalling 51-thousand vehicles after it found problems with fuel gauges on three SUV models built in Lansing. The SUVs included are the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia, all from the 2014 model year. A problem […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a  major road project tomorrow in Houghton County. M-DOT is reconstructing 3 miles of M-26 in Franklin Township from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge to Sixth Street in Dollar Bay. Work includes widening the roadway from two lanes to three […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a single-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Marquette County’s Powell Township. The accident occurred just before 2:00 p.m. on County Road KK when a vehicle, operated by a 60-year-old downstate Midland man, left the roadway and struck some trees. The man, whose name […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a fatal house fire in Marquette County over the weekend. Forsyth Township firefighters responding to a blaze at 609 Valkyrie Street at Sawyer just before 1:00 o’clock yesterday morning could see smoke coming from the structure and searched the upstairs of the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The NMU Board of Trustees has approved housing and dining rates for the upcoming academic year and approved a series of new academic programs. The annual cost of a standard double-occupancy room and the “constant meal pass” option will be $8,742, an increase of $254. The board […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s graduation time at Northern Michigan University and Michigan Tech. Spring Commencement exercises are being held at the two U.P. universities tomorrow. NMU’s commencement ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Superior Dome in Marquette. Of the 1,023 students eligible to graduate, nearly 880 are […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say two downstate teenagers arrested for thousands of dollars worth of damage to homes and vehicles on Marquette’s east side been charged with multiple felony counts of malicious destruction of property. Police say 19-year-old Mitchell Skiba of Alpena and 19-year-old Logan Beach of Presque […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State labor officials say that seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in March declined in all of the state’s 17 major labor market regions. Total employment and labor force levels were up in nearly all regions over the month. Officials say from February to March, unemployment rate reductions were […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Cliffs Natural Resources is reporting a loss in first-quarter results for the year. For the first quarter of 2014, Cliffs recorded a net loss of $83 million, compared with a net income of $97 million in the first quarter of last year. Year-over-year consolidated revenues of $940 […]

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