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U.P. M-DOT Projects Starting Up Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a few projects around the U.P. today. In Crystal Falls, a concrete repair project on US-2 from Park Street to County Road 424 will result in a short detour for eastbound traffic. The project is expected to be complete in […]

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Truck-Motorcycle Accident Injures 15-Year-Old

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Crystal Falls, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post responded to a motorcycle-pickup truck accident yesterday afternoon in Iron County. The accident happened on M-69 near Sheridan Drive in Crystal Falls Township. Troopers say a motorcycle, operated by a 15-year-old boy crossed the highway into the path of […]

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Three Vehicle Accident In Marquette County

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Ely Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Troopers from the Negaunee State Police Post responded to a three-vehicle chain reaction crash Saturday evening in Marquette County’s Ely Township. The accident happened around 7:00 p.m. on US-41 near County Road 496. An eastbound Jeep, driven by 57-year-old Mark Aeplebacher of East Jordan, MI was […]

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Stolen Lumber Found Dumped Near Gwinn

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police are looking for a suspect vehicle in connection with the recent theft of lumber from an area business. Police say they located about 180 2×6’s that were recently reported stolen from Adler Lumber in Gwinn. The lumber was found in the woods by Martin […]

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U.P. Sex Offender Arrest Nets Felony Drug Suspect

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Mellen Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Menominee County man was arrested over the weekend for failing to register as a sex offender. Authorities arrested the 44-year-old man in Mellen Township Saturday after receiving an anonymous tip that he had left Wisconsin and did not register himself in Michigan in accordance with […]

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Gogebic County Fatal Rollover Accident

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Marenisco, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a single-vehicle rollover accident that claimed the life of one man early Saturday. The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department says 27-year-old Jesse David Tice of Marenisco was killed when the vehicle he was driving rolled over around 2:30 a.m. on […]

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Pedal Pub Legislation Advances Out Of State Senate

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State Senate has approved legislation regulating commercial quadricycles, also known as pedal pubs, in Michigan. The legislation forbids purchase or sale of alcohol on board a pedal pub, but allows passengers to possess and consume it while on board. The measure, sponsored by Senator Wayne Schmidt […]

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Food Drive Successful In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Area letter carriers say last Saturday’s annual food drive was a success. Marquette County postal workers collected food donations to help re-stock local food pantries in the annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. The collection is a nation-wide effort by the National Association of Letter Carriers and […]

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U.P. Lawmaker Named To New State House Committee

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda Speaker has been named to a new committee formed in the State House to address funding Michigan’s infrastructure in the future. The Calumet Democrat was named to the Committee on Roads and Economic Development by GOP House Speaker Keven Cotter. Cotter […]

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Three Men Arraigned For Marquette Armed Robbery

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three Marquette men have been arraigned in connection with an armed robbery that happened earlier this week. 18-year-old Nasir Jones, 21-year-old Stephan Akins and 22-year-old Aiseah Achesah are each charged with armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and firearm weapons charges. All three are felonies punishable […]

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