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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As tax day approaches, authorities say IRS-based phone scams are continuing. Police in the Copper Country say they have been receiving reports of recent calls being made to individuals by people claiming to be police officers working for the IRS and that the victim may be arrested […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette authorities rescued two people off of the ice yesterday on Lake Superior near Presque Isle Park. Rescuers were called out after 6:30 last night on a report of two people stranded on a large piece of breakaway ice about 500 yards from shore on Middle Bay. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has named its current Executive Vice President of Business Development, P. Kelly Tompkins, as it’s new Executive V.P. & Chief Financial Officer. Tompkins replaces Terrance Paradie who resigned to work for another company. The company’s current Executive Vice President of Seaborne Iron Ore, Clifford […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – A special event is coming up early next month at Riverside Marquette to help fill area blood banks. Riverside Marquette GM Paul Halbur joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for Riverside Thursday with the details. Halbur explained that there will be a blood drive […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Phoenix man has been sentenced for marijuana trafficking into the U.P. 45-year-old Pedro Kobasic was sentenced to just over seven years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release. He was convicted of conspiracy to distribute more than 50 kilos of marijuana after […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman has been sentenced to over 12 years in federal prison on cocaine charges. 32-year-old Rachel Hanson of Ishpeming was sentenced on a charge of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. During sentencing, Hanson, a mother of three, was determined to be a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arrested and charged in connection with a police standoff in north Marquette earlier this month. 28-year-old Christian Nutini was arrested on a two-count warrant stemming from the incident at his residence on the 2300 block of Presque Isle Avenue last Tuesday morning. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools have received a Michigan State Police grant for increasing safety in the district. MAPS will receive $55,118 for an alert system project. The money comes from the Competitive School Safety Grant Program, which is intended to enhance public safety, by reducing and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson and State Representative John Kivela are thanking the Michigan Strategic Fund Board for final approval of a specialized economic development zone in the U.P. The creation of the Next Michigan Superior Trade Zone covering the central U.P. was approved when Governor Rick Snyder […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two resolutions have been approved by the State Senate in Lansing recognizing the importance of mining in Michigan. The resolutions, introduced by Senator Tom Casperson, declare September 6th as “Michigan Mining Day” to recognize responsible mining and it’s economic benefits the state. They also brings support for […]

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