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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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NYE Ball Drop Tomorrow In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette and the Marquette Downtown Development Authority are gearing up for the annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop this weekend. The event has some changes this year. The main change is the location of the ball drop from the previous location off of the […]

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Illinois Teen Hurt In U.P. Snowmobile Crash

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Illinois teenager was injured in a snowmobiling accident yesterday in Houghton County. Authorities say a 14-year-old girl from Fox Lake, Illinois lost control of her machine while riding with a group near Sidnaw in Duncan Township around 1:45 p.m. She was thrown from the snowmobile and […]

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New Marquette And Alger Co. Sheriffs Sworn In

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – New Sheriffs in Marquette and Alger Counties have been sworn in. Former Chocolay Township Police Chief Greg Zyburt was sworn in as Marquette County Sheriff yesterday at the Marquette County Circuit Courtroom. Zyburt has been with the Chocolay Township Police Department for 32 years. In Alger County, […]

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