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Interim Director Hired At Invent@NMU

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has hired a new interim director of their entrepreneurial innovation center, Invent@NMU. David Puskala of Marquette is taking over for Invent@NMU’s founding director, Dave Ollila, who recently stepped down to take a position with a Flint-based company. Puskala is leading a staff of NMU […]

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Drug Overdose And High Speed Chase In Ishpeming Twp.

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported drug overdose in Ishpeming Township yesterday that was followed by a high-speed traffic chase of one of the suspects. Deputies were called out around 9:30 a.m. on a report of an unresponsive female drug overdose victim lying in the yard […]

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Two Arrested In Delta Co. Meth Bust

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested two people yesterday in Escanaba on meth charges. UPSET detectives arrested the 18-year-old suspects after they were observed buying components used in the manufacture of meth from locations around the city. The components were found in one of […]

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Two Hurt In Escanaba Rollover Crash

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday in Delta County. It happened around 8:30 last night on M-35 near the Ford River when a vehicle driven by 37-year-old Misti Stewart of downstate Wolverine crossed the center line, left the roadway, hit a tree and […]

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Hancock Man Sentenced For Knife Fight

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton County man who was arrested after a knife fight last summer in Hancock has been sentenced. 27-year-old Joseph Schreiber of Hancock was sentenced yesterday to one year in jail and two years of probation. He was arrested after a fight with 29-year-old Andrew Rohrer over […]

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U.P. Pastor Found Guilty Of Sex Crimes

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Chippewa County pastor has been found guilty of sex crimes against teenagers. Reports say the pastor of a Baptist Church in Sault Ste. Marie, 62-year-old Jonas Moses, Jr. of Brimley, was found guilty yesterday of seven out of nine sex crimes with teens from […]

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City Of Marquette Changes Fireworks Ordinance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has passed changes to the city’s fireworks ordinance. At their regular meeting last night, Commissioners unanimously adopted the ordinance, which will allow personal fireworks to be used over 10 recognized holidays such as the Fourth of July, Labor Day and Memorial Day. The […]

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DNR Hosting McLain State Park Planning Event

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR is holding an open house later this week to present three master plans to replace areas lost to lake erosion at McLain State Park in Houghton County. The park is off M-203 between Calumet and Hancock and features two miles of windswept Lake Superior […]

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Fed Funds For Gogebic County Possible

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Gogebic County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Federal funding could be coming to help repair roads in Gogebic County damaged by last month’s severe storms. State officials formally requested the assistance from the Federal Highway Administration’s Emergency Relief Program. The affected areas include portions of Lake Road along Lake Superior as well as […]

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New Trial Date Set In U.P. Murder Case

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Menominee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new trial date has been set for a Menominee man accused of stabbing a woman to death last year. 48-year-old Gregory Ihander is charged in the fatal stabbing of 43-year-old Jolene Eichhorn of Carney last September. Eichorn’s body was found in the trunk of her car […]

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