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Body Found In River Identified As Missing U.P. Man

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Kingsford, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials  say a body discovered last night in the Menominee River in Dickinson County is that of a missing Kingsford man. 33-year old man Brian Bush was last seen Wednesday afternoon. His vehicle, cell phone, wallet and a small remote controlled boat were located near the Menominee […]

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Two Arrested In Western U.P. Drug Bust

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Authorities in the western U.P. say two people were arrested in a drug bust yesterday in Ironwood. The Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics Team executed a search warrant at a motel and arrested a 34-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman. The pair were arrested on charges of Possession with […]

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Manistique Teen Charged In Weekend Shooting

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Manistique teenager has been arraigned on six felony counts in connection with a weekend shooting incident. 17-year-old Jacob Volk has been charged with three counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, one count of Carrying a Concealed Weapon, one count of Carrying a Dangerous Weapon with […]

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U.P. Man Arraigned For Police Standoff

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Wakefield, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wakefield man arrested Saturday night after a standoff with police was arraigned yesterday. 30-year-old Tony Compton is charged with four counts of Assaulting/Resisting and Obstructing an Officer and one count of 2nd Degree Child Abuse in connection with the incident at his residence in the city. […]

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U.P. Woman Takes Plea Deal In Drug Case

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Ontonagon County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Western U.P. woman has agreed to a plea deal in a drug investigation. 36-year-old Rhonda Heikkinen of Rockland plead guilty in Ontonagon County Circuit Court to one count of delivery of methadone. She originally faced one count of delivery of methadone and one count of […]

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UPPCO To Draw Down Levels Of Silver Lake Basin

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Peninsula Power Company will be making a temporary drawdown of water levels in the Silver Lake Storage Basin on the Dead River in Marquette County. UPPCO will draw down the basin approximately four to five feet below its normal summer level. The draw down is necessary […]

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Dianda Bill Addresses Tax Tribunal Issues

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation introduced by an Upper Michigan lawmaker this week would assist local governments who lose tax revenues due Michigan State Tax Tribunal rulings. State Representative Scott Dianda’s measure creates a corporate user fee that would make local governments whole when big box stores convince the Tribunal to […]

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Marquette DDA Says Street Projects On Schedule

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says some streetscape projects in the city are wrapping up soon. The 200 block of West Washington Street has undergone just over $200-thousand in infrastructure repairs and improvements. The DDA says the project is part of an ongoing effort to increase pedestrian […]

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Dianda Measure Caps M-DOT Administrative Costs

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An amendment by State Representative Scott Dianda capping administrative costs of the Michigan Department of Transportation has been added to a road funding package approved by a House Committee yesterday in Lansing. The amendment holds administrative costs of M-DOT at 7 percent of its total budget. The […]

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Lundin Mining Locates New Ore Body Near Eagle Mine

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Big Bay, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County say they have identified another potentially successful ore body near their current mine. A report released yesterday says recent exploratory drillings have located a new area of high‐grade mineralization about a mile-and-a-quarter east of the current deposit […]

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