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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Iron Mountain Post responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday afternoon in Dickinson County that injured a Wisconsin teenager. Troopers say Courtney Lantagne, 17, of Niagara, Wisconsin, was driving north on Hamilton Lakes Road near Tower Road around 2:15 p.m. Central Time when […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – New controls and cameras installed on three U.P. traffic signals will allow M-DOT to monitor intersections remotely and check locations for winter maintenance activity. The new equipment, installed this week, is designed to complement MDOT’s 16 new sensor and camera locations, along with the 14 existing Environmental […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT says the M-26 reconstruction project in Laurium remains on schedule, and contractors are moving on to the next phase of work today. The project is reconstructing about 1 mile of M-26 in downtown Laurium, from Isle Royale Street to Boundary Street, and on Osceola Street from […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center in Marquette is currently in a critical need of all types of blood. If you haven’t donated in the last 8 weeks, please take the time to give the “gift of life.” U.P. Regional Blood Center in Marquette is located at 427 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates rose in 14 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in May, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. Total employment and labor force levels increased seasonally in all 17 regions over the month but unemployment increases throughout much of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula woman and her boyfriend have admitted torturing her teenage son for four years. Susan Bardo, 46, of Escanaba pleaded guilty Thursday to torture and first-degree child abuse in Delta County Circuit Court.  Bardo’s boyfriend, Carl Pellinen, 47, pleaded guilty to abusing her son and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Firefighters responded to an out building fire at 257 Hill Street in the City of Ishpeming around 5:45 p.m. yesterday. Upon arrival, Firefighters found the out building behind the four-apartment building fully engulfed in flames. Neighbors reported seeing lightning strike a tree next to the out […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Lottery says ten top prizes have yet to be claimed from drawings earlier this year, so players should check their tickets. Games with outstanding prizes include Mega Millions, Powerball, Fantasy 5 and The Jack. Prizes range from $50,000 to $250,000. Lottery officials say if these […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Nearly 43 years after a northern Michigan soldier was thought to have died in the Vietnam War, his remains have been identified. Army specialist John Burgess, 21, of Kingsley was killed on June 30, 1970 when his helicopter was shot down near the Cambodian/South Vietnam border. Three […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder says the creation of the Healthy Michigan Medicaid work group in the state Senate it a positive move.  Snyder says the establishment of the work group is good progress. The Governor says  he appreciates Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville’s efforts to keep the issue […]

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