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U.P. Tribal Colleges Receive Grant Funds

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Upper Michigan tribal colleges are receiving funding through a federal USDA Rural Development grant. Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga and Bay Mills Community College in Brimley will each receive $143,000 Tribal College Initiative Grants. The program provides funding to tribal colleges to make capital […]

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Driver Arrested In Fatal Fire Truck Crash

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Blaine, MN – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver of an Upper Michigan fire crew truck that crashed this weekend in Minnesota, killing two fire fighters, has been arrested. 28-year-old Michael Johnson of Baraga has been charged with Criminal Vehicular Homicide for Operating a Vehicle in a Grossly Negligent Manner. The accident happened Saturday […]

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Ontonagon Authorities Search For Stolen Car

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a stolen vehicle in Ontonagon. Deputies say the vehicle was stolen Friday evening from the River Street area of the town It’s described as an orange and black 2013 Dodge Dart with […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up tonight. Commissioners will be discussing the latest developments involving the future of the Cliffs-Dow property in north Marquette. Also on the agenda is a presentation from the visiting Sister City delegation from Higashiomi, Japan, and a presentation […]

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Marquette Co. Road Commission Continues EPA Suit

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission is continuing to challenge the United States Environmental Protection Agency over the denial of a construction permit for County Road 595. The Road Commission says the plan would create a 21-mile road between County Road Triple-A and US-41 in Humboldt Township to […]

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Forsyth Twp. Man Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man accused of possession of child pornography and first-degree criminal sexual conduct has entered a plea agreement. 43-year-old Andrew Caron of Forsyth Township appeared in Marquette County Circuit Court yesterday and pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree CSC and two counts of child […]

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Search Underway For Missing Keweenaw Boater

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Copper Harbor, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A search is underway in the Keweenaw Peninsula for a missing boater. According to the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Department, a 16-foot Starcraft sailboat was last seen at High Rock Bay at the tip of the peninsula around 5:00 o’clock yesterday evening. The sailboat was operated by […]

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Police Investigate Poisoning Of Houghton Woman

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the Copper Country are continuing to investigate the poisoning of a Houghton woman. Houghton City Police say 31-year-old Janel Rene Sturzl died last December. She became ill in October of 2015 and sought treatment for the unknown illness. She was later transferred to the Mayo […]

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Marquette School Board Seeks To Fill Seat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education is looking to fill a vacancy on the board. Board member Scott Brogan resigned his seat this week due to work and family commitments. His term expires in December of 2018. Interested community members should submit a letter of […]

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Marijuana Grow Seized In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are reporting the seizure of over 300 marijuana plants at a growing operation in northern Marquette County. The growing operation was located by authorities in a wooded location near Big Bay this week following an anonymous tip. According to […]

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