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Marquette City Commission Addresses Food Trucks And Smoking In Presque Isle Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will take another look at a plan to regulate food trucks in the city. Following public comments from both brick-and-mortar restaurant and mobile food truck owners at last night’s meeting, Commissioners voted to have city staff reassess the proposed ordinance and develop a […]

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Marquette County Fatal Semi-truck SUV Accident

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Skandia Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police are reporting a fatal head-on crash between a semi-truck and an SUV this morning in Marquette County’s Skandia Township. The accident happened around 8:00 o’clock on US-41 and Kreiger Drive when a northbound Ford Explorer crossed the centerline and collided with the semi. The Marquette […]

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Marquette Man Arraigned For Home Invasion

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arraigned following his arrest this week for a reported home invasion. 33-year-old Derek Lentz is charged with 2nd Degree Home Invasion and Narcotics Possession. Police were called to 1955 Freedom Drive around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses told police that the suspect had […]

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Marquette City Commission Holding Hearings On Smoking And Food Truck Ordinances

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is holding public hearings Tuesday on proposed ordinances concerning smoking at Presque Isle Park and regulation of food trucks in the city. The Commission is considering a series of options with the proposed smoking ordinance that is calling for a ban on smoking […]

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Memorial Day Travel Numbers Are Up This Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More than 1.1 million Michiganians are on the road during this Memorial Day holiday, launching the start of the summer travel season. Triple-A of Michigan says state travel numbers are up slightly over last year. For Michigan Triple-A members four U.P. communities are in the top 5 […]

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Verdict Reached In Escanaba Murder Trial

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A guilty verdict has been handed down in the trial of an Escanaba man accused in the stabbing death of his wife last September. 36-year-old Kallay Batchelor was found guilty of first degree murder by a jury today after about four hours of deliberation in Delta County […]

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MI AG Files Charges Against Former Aramark Prison Contractor

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Kincheloe, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed a felony charge against a former Aramark supervisor employed at Kinross Correctional Facility for allegedly soliciting an inmate to help orchestrate the assault of another inmate. 27-year-old Michael Young of Kincheloe was charged yesterday with one count of Solicitation to […]

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Prosecution And Defense Rest In U.P. Murder Trial

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The prosecution and defense have rested in the trial of an Escanaba man accused in the stabbing death of his wife last year. 36-year-old Kallay Batchelor faces one count of open murder in Delta County Circuit Court. Escanaba Public Safety says officers were called to the couple’s […]

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Street Closure In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Traffic on a portion of Washington Street in the City of Marquette is being periodically stopped over the next week. The temporary shutdowns will be between Lincoln and Seventh Street to allow access for trucks working at the Liberty Way construction site. The hauling will occur during […]

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Marquette Police Investigate 3rd Street B&E

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a break-in at a business on North Third Street. Officers were called out to Third Street Bagel around 2:40 this morning on a report of a breaking and entering. Police say the suspect or suspects had gained entry into the business through […]

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