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Three Arrested For Marquette Home Invasion

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three Marquette County residents have been arrested by Marquette Police on Armed Robbery charges. Police say the robbery occurred on the morning of March 13th when several suspects entered a home on the 500 block of N. Front Street and robbed the occupants at gunpoint. The suspects […]

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Arrest Made In Camp Break-In Investigation

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police say a suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a camp break-in on Little Shag Lake after a lengthy investigation. 33 year-old Samuel Robert Duff has been charged with thee felonies: 1st Degree Home Invasion, Receiving and Concealing Firearms, and Larceny of […]

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Marquette County YMCA CEO Placed On Leave

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The board of directors for the YMCA of Marquette County has placed their CEO, Lisa Coombs-Gerou on administrative leave. In a statement released the media, the board says they made the decision due to concerns over recent financial developments at the Y and they want a more […]

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Marquette PD Arrest Three For Meth After Car Chase

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police report the arrest of three people on meth charges following a high-speed car chase. Police say they arrests came after the chase around 2:00 a.m. Saturday. The chase began in the area of McClellan Avenue and the US-41 bypass and ended on M-553 and […]

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Early Morning Crash Injures Two In Tilden Township

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say alcohol and excessive speed were factors in a single-vehicle crash early this morning in Marquette County’s Tilden township. The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. on County Road 581 near County Road PPR when a southbound car left the roadway, hit […]

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Four Seriously Hurt In NE Wisconsin Accident

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Pembine, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marinette County, Wisconsin, Sheriff’s Office says four people were seriously injured in a traffic crash just before 4:00 p.m. central time Saturday near Pembine. Deputies say a sedan with four people inside was on US-141 near US-8 when the driver attempted to make a left-hand turn […]

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Marquette City Commission To Hear Parks Update

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight. Commissioners will be hearing a presentation from the City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board as well as a 2015 year review report form the Lake Superior Community Partnership. Also on the agenda is discussion of plans to increase […]

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M-DOT Continuing Portage Lake Lift Bridge Testing

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says testing of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock is continuing this week as part of ongoing maintenance work. The testing will cause brief delays for motorists. Crews will be performing test lifts of the bridge span, requiring brief […]

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Senator Tom Casperson Talks About Oversight Of The DEQ, The Flint Water Crisis And Governor Rick Snyder

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a legislative update. Casperson talked about legislation he has put forth that would create a board that would oversee decisions made by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. The Escanaba Republican also […]

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Illinois Man Gets Prison For U.P. Heroin Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Illinois man has been sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette to prison on a heroin charge. 31-year-old Raymond Bowser of Chicago was sentenced to five years behind bars and one year of supervised release. Bowser pleaded guilty in December to distribution of heroin within 1,000 feet […]

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