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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect in a Schoolcraft County triple homicide has been sentenced to prison after agreeing to a plea deal. 46-year-old old Kenneth Brunke of Manistique was sentenced today in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court to 40 to 60 months in prison for Obstruction of Justice, and Lying to […]

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson is praising a measure adopted by Ohio lawmakers calling for the U.S. government to upgrade the Soo Locks. Casperson has joined other Michigan Senators in applauding the Ohio House of Representatives’ resolution urging the President and Congress to upgrade the locks, and the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arraigned in two counties on a total of 26 charges related to alleged waterfowl and charter operation violations. 30-year-old Terry Jay Wilson was arraigned in downstate Arenac County District Court. He waived arraignment in Mackinac County District Court on additional charges. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Organizers of a popular downtown Marquette event set for this weekend have canceled it. The Downtown Showdown Rail Jam, scheduled to take place on Saturday, has been canceled due to above freezing temperatures and rain in the weekend forecast. The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says the snow […]

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Forsyth Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a snowmobile accident yesterday afternoon in Forsyth Township. The accident happened just after 12:30 on Trail #32 about two miles west of Trail #33. 25-year-old Christopher Beardsley of Wallace suffered leg injuries when his machine missed a curve and hit […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police and Police in Caspian are looking into the death of an area woman. Authorities were notified on Monday of an unresponsive woman at a residence at 139 East 1st Street in Caspian. Police have identified the woman as 38-year-old Sarah Economy. She was pronounced […]

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Delta County woman has been sentenced to jail time in a recent drug case. 42-year-old Becky Pilon of Escanaba has been sentenced to nine months in jail with credit for 20 days served. She must also pay nearly $700.00 in court costs and fines. She plead […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Another person seeking the job of Marquette County Sheriff formally announced his candidacy yesterday. Current Chocolay Township Police Chief Greg Zyburt has entered the race as a Democrat. Zyburt joins a field of candidates that already includes current Marquette County Undersheriff Mike Klein and Marquette County Sheriff’s […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The criminal sexual conduct trial of a Marquette County man ended this morning following a guilty plea. The trial of 60-year-old Joel Anderson of Little Lake, charged with crimes involving a minor under the age of 13, began yesterday in Marquette County Circuit Court, but came to […]

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Bay Mills, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downstate man died in a snowmobiling accident yesterday in the eastern U.P. The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office says 61-year-old Louis Charles Monaweck of Battle Creek died from injuries in the crash just before 5:00 p.m. on Plantation Road near Bay Mills. Reports say a group […]

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