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Legislation sponsored by 108th District State Representative Ed McBroom amending the Michigan Merit Curriculum has been signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder. The Dickinson County Republican’s measure allows students to fulfill the Algebra II requirement by completing a career and technical education program that has the material embedded into lessons. The bill also provides […]

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A 67-year old Upper Peninsula woman is accused of embezzling from a local bank. Josephine Novara of Breitung Township is charged with embezzlement from a financial institution in excess of $10,000, punishable by up to 20-years in prison. She allegedly took the funds from a First National Bank and Trust branch in Iron Mountain. Novara […]

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The Marquette Board of Light and Power is warning area residents of a phone scam that has been making the rounds of several of their commercial customers.  The BLP says they have been contacted by customers who say they received a telephone call and were told their electric power service would be disconnected within 45 […]

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A bill, sponsored by State Senator Tom Casperson, making firearms records confidential and not subject to Freedom of Information Act requests has been signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder. The Escanaba Republican says the bill allows disclosure of records in cases where firearm owners pose a threat to themselves or other individuals, they have […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says one westbound lane of US-2 is closed in Brevort in Mackinac County. The lane closure is in effect due to an emergency sinkhole repair. Motorists should expect a single-lane closure with traffic shift. M-DOT says the sinkhole is approximately 500 feet […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The DNR is hosting an open house tomorrow in Baraga to provide information and gather public comment on proposed forest management plans for Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties. The session will focus on plans for 2016 in the Baraga management unit. Each year, the DNR evaluates […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have released more information about a four-vehicle traffic accident involving a Chocolay Township Police vehicle on Friday night. The accident happened around 6:00 p.m. on U.S. 41 when a Chocolay Township Police Department vehicle, driven by Officer Anthony Carrick, entered U.S. 41 from South […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta County Sheriff’s Department has updated the fatal traffic accident involving an ATV and a semi truck Sunday. The accident happened just after 5:00 p.m. on M-35 north of Gladstone in Delta County’s Brampton Township. 12-year-old Wesley James Rein of Brampton, who was a passenger on […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta County Sheriff’s Department is reporting a fatal traffic accident involving an ATV and a semi truck yesterday. Deputies were called out just after 5:00 p.m. to M-35 near 26th Lane north of Gladstone in Delta County’s Brampton Township. Reports say a 12-year-old boy, who was […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Negaunee woman remains hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident this weekend in Delta County. State Police at the Gladstone Post were called to the scene of the accident just before 10:00 p.m. on West Mapleridge Road near Evergreen Road in Mapleridge Township. A vehicle driven by 41-year-old […]

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