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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda voted no on a 3rd Grade Reading Level bill in the State House this week, saying he has heard from educators who say the state should not be mandating when students be held back. The Calumet Democrat says the state mandate essentially tells […]

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety is warning residents of a telephone scam in the area. They report receiving complaints about calls from someone claiming to be from a collection agency seeking money for unpaid residential power bills on behalf of the city. The caller says power will be disconnected […]

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A student was injured in a laboratory accident last night at Michigan Technological University. The accident was reported around 8:00 p.m. at the Minerals and Materials Engineering building on the Houghton campus. Reports say the student sustained minor hand injuries when chemicals he was working on in […]

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette woman was ticketed after a two-vehicle crash in Marquette Township yesterday injured one person. The accident happened around 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of Wright Street and Commerce Drive when a car, driven by 29-year-old Hannah Erickson of Marquette, pulled out from Commerce Drive […]

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A two-vehicle crash in Marquette Township this morning injured one person. The accident happened around 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of Wright Street and Commerce Drive when a car, driven by 29-year-old Hannah Erickson of Marquette, pulled out of Commerce Drive into the path of a […]

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Painesdale, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in the Copper Country are reporting an overturned semi-truck that shut down a portion of Highway M-26 this morning. Around 10:30 a.m. police were called to scene of the accident on M-26, just south of Painesdale in Houghton County. Few details have been released, but reports […]

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police and the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team have arrested two people on meth charges. 26-year-old Corey Racine and 26-year-old Brittany Marie Anders, both of Gwinn, face several felonies after an investigation into meth-making components found Monday on an ATV trail. Police launched the investigation […]

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Wakefield, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post are continuing to investigate the cause of a fatal motorcycle accident in Ontonagon County. Troopers responded to the scene of the accident Wednesday afternoon. A motorcyclist was discovered by a passing motorist in an area of trees off of Bond Falls […]

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda says U.P. residents are getting misleading phone calls and postcards that support a Republican-sponsored package of energy bills. Dianda says the automated calls tell residents to support the legislation and then connects them directly to Dianda’s office line to voice that support. He […]

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday in Marquette Towsnhip. It happened just after 11:30 a.m. on eastbound US-41 in front of the Ojibwa Express Gas Station. An eastbound pickup truck, driven by 78-year-old Michael Vilona of East Troy, Wisconsin was in the […]

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