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Flags To Be Lowered In Honor Of U.P. Firefighters

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff tomorrow and Thursday across the state in honor of two members of the Beartown Fire Department from Baraga who died last Saturday. 23-year-old James Shelifoe, Jr. and 25-year-old Alan Swartz, both of Baraga, […]

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Two Arrested In UPSET Houghton Co. Drug Bust

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are reporting the arrest of two people in a drug bust in Houghton County. Detectives executed a search warrant at two residences in Atlantic Mine on Sunday and seized undisclosed amounts of heroin and crystal meth. Two suspects were […]

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Calumet Woman Takes Plea Deal In OWI Accident

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Calumet, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country woman who was arrested for drunk driving and assaulting a police officer after a traffic crash in July has been sentenced after a plea deal. 55-year-old Kimberly Fergan of Calumet had been charged with Operating While Intoxicated and Assaulting a Police Officer after she […]

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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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