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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police say Michigan law enforcement officers made 4,434 traffic stops and arrested 131 drunk drivers during the July Fourth Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown that ran from July 1-7. This included 25 arrests under the state’s high blood alcohol content law (.17 or higher), […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arrested on charges of malicious destruction of property and resisting and obstructing. Marquette Police were called to the 500 block of Hawley Street Monday on a report of a man writing on a dumpster. A witness observed the man running from the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A home in Sands Township was destroyed by an early-morning fire today. The fire was reported just after 5 a.m. at a home at 432 Silver Creek Road. Few details have been released at this time, but reports say there was a loud explosion prior to the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety says traffic was re-routed this morning on North Lincoln south of Danforth Road after a semi-truck struck a railroad overpass. The accident was reported on the 1700 block of the roadway around 6:30 a.m. when the load trailer of a westbound semi-truck collided with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman arrested for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend last month appeared in court yesterday. 36-year-old Cloea Wiig waived her preliminary exam in Marquette County District Court and was bound over to Circuit Court. Wiig allegedly stabbed her boyfriend, 43-year-old James Potvin of Skandia, on June […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new phone scam of customers of The Marquette Board of Light and Power is making the rounds. Phones calls to residents and businesses say their power service will be shut off if they do not pay their balance immediately. The number is a Detroit area phone […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – For the first time under a new law in the state of Michigan, two school downstate districts will be dissolved. Both the Buena Vista district and the Inkster School District, could not obtain financing to get them through the school year, so state and intermediate school district […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin woman is safe after a rescue operation in the western Upper Peninsula over the weekend. Regional Dispatch in Negaunee Township received a 9-1-1 call from a camper on a cell phone in a remote area of the Porcupine Mountains State Park in Ontonagon County Friday […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is asking interested residents to take part in a Lakeshore Boulevard Relocation Project Survey. The survey has been developed to gather public input as a follow-up to the public meeting held this past spring on proposed plans for the relocating of the roadway. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A study of the expected economic impacts of the resumption of mining in the western Upper Peninsula has been released. The study, by Dr. Thomas Power, concludes that a return to metal ore mining and processing would damage the economic well-being and vitality of the Western U.P. […]

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