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U.P. Woman Reappointed To MI Library Board

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Marquette woman has been reappointed to the Board of Trustees of the Library of Michigan. Governor Rick Snyder announced the reappointment of Pamela Christensen yesterday. The 13-member board makes general policy and budget recommendations concerning the Library of Michigan to the Michigan Department of Education. Christensen […]

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School Closings For Wednesday, 01/04/2017

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – High winds and bands of heavy lake effect snow are causing some school closings today.  Here is our latest list: AuTrain-Onota Schools  –  Closed Burt Township Schools  –  Closed Munising Public Schools  –  Closed Munising Baptist School  –  Closed Munising Head Start  –  Closed Ewen-Trout Creek Schools  […]

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WI Man Injured In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the Western U.P. say a Wisconsin man was injured in a snowmobile accident. The Ontonagon County Sheriff says the accident happened around 8:30 Friday night on Trail No. 8 near M-28 when a machine operated by Brandon Krogh of Middleton, Wisconsin went off the trail […]

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Gwinn Woman Arrested For Check Fraud

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have arrested a Marquette County woman for allegedly forging checks from an area business. 32-year-old Crystal May Thomas of Gwinn was arrested on three felony counts of Uttering and Publishing. She was arrested following a fraud investigation into reports of forged business checks from […]

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UPPCO Announces Spring Reservoir Drawdowns

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Peninsula Power Company has announced the annual spring drawdowns of their hydroelectric reservoirs. UPPCO officials say the lowering of the water levels is done every year in anticipation of spring runoff and precipitation. Drawdowns at the Victoria and Bond Falls reservoirs in Ontonagon County begin later […]

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New Marquette And Alger County Sheriffs Begin Jobs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – New Sheriffs in Marquette and Alger Counties are officially on the job starting this week. Former Chocolay Township Police Chief Greg Zyburt was sworn in last week as Marquette County Sheriff after serving with the Chocolay Township Police Department for 32 years. In Alger County, Todd Brock […]

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Hancock Police Investigate Overdose Death

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Hancock City Police are continuing the investigation into the death of man of an apparent drug overdose. The man was located in a residence on Quincy Street on the afternoon of December 23rd. The man’s name has not been released, but reports say he was from out […]

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Counterfeit $100 Bills Investigated

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Chocolay Township Police are investigating counterfeit $100 bills circulating in the area. Late last week, officers said bills had been passed that were clearly marked as movie prop money with the words “for motion picture use only” printed on them. Police say the bills are extremely […]

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One Person Injured In Marquette Fire

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters were called out to a structure fire early yesterday. The fire was reported just after 7:00 a.m. at 235 West Bluff Street. Crews arriving on the scene found a mattress burning out on the sidewalk. The mattress had been brought outside from a second […]

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Foul Play Not Suspected In Ishpeming Twp. Death

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Foul play is not suspected in the death of a Marquette County man who was found in lying in the snow early this morning. Police say the body of the unidentified elderly man was discovered just after 7:00 a.m. today near Hollyhock Street and Randall Drive […]

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