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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire crews responded today to a wildfire in northeastern Marquette County. The fire was reported late this morning in Chocolay Township between the Ojibwa Casino and Lake Le Vasseur, one mile east of Kawbawgam Road near M-28. Original reports said the fire was at least 30 acres […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team report the arrest of a Houghton County man on felony drug charges. The 50-year-old Calumet man was arrested Wednesday on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana. Authorities also seized approximately one ounce of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Keweenaw County man is facing a preliminary examination on August 29th following his arraignment this week on various drug charges. 63-year old Thomas Ornelas of Copper Harbor was arrested after police confiscated more than 15 pounds of marijuana during a raid Monday at his home. Keweenaw […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State and local police are beginning extra patrols today to combat drunk driving leading up to the Labor Day Holiday period. The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning says extra patrols from 155 agencies in 26 counties will be paying special attention to drunk drivers under the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The race appears to be heating up for the 2014 campaign in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District where two-term Republican Representative Dan Benishek of Crystal Falls is likely to run for another term. Recent reports say his Democratic opponent will be 65-year old Jerry Cannon, a former Kalkaska […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Downtown Marquette Farmer’s Market is one of 10 markets around the state selected to receive grant funds from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. The Farmers Market Grant Program provides grants up to $50,000 to existing farmers markets that have operated for at least four years. Projects […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Ishpeming City Police report the arrest of an Ishpeming man on criminal sexual conduct charges involving a minor. 44-year-old John Wayne Mathews was arrested on Friday on one count of accosting a child for immoral purposes, which is a four-year felony and one count of 4th-degree C-S-C […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News )  – Negaunee Police arrested one person early yesterday morning after being called out on a report of someone breaking into parked cars. Officers were called out to an area on Pine Street around 12:15 yesterday morning when three suspects were seen breaking into the vehicles.  19-year-old Tyler […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)- Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team report the arrest of a Houghton County man on felony drug charges. The 50-year-old Calumet man was arrested yesterday on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana.  Authorities also seized approximately one ounce of cocaine […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority officially dedicated the 12-mile section of the Iron Ore Heritage Trail connecting Marquette and Negaunee this afternoon. The ceremony was held today at the Negaunee Old Towne Park across from the Negaunee Senior Center. Officials say the $1.9 million project involved […]

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