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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Republican National Committee woman and former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land has filed the paperwork needed to run for the U.S. Senate in 2014. Land is the first Republican to enter the race to succeed retiring Democratic U.S. Senator Carl Levin. During a stop today in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State Police report says there were more fatal crashes in 2012 than the year before with a larger percentage of those involving drugs or alcohol. The annual Drunk Driving Audit showed there were 870 fatal crashes in 2012, up from 834 in the 2011 audit. Of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Overnight lane closures will be occurring on Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock this week. M-DOT says the lane closures will be needed because of routine maintenance on the southbound lanes of the bridge. The work will require one of the southbound lanes on the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arraigned on two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct in connection with a case involving a minor female. Joseph Bingham, 23, was arraigned in Marquette County District Court today on one count of 1st Degree C-S-C and one count of 2nd Degree C-S-C […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette Fire Department has received a federal grant to assist in various operations. The $7,200 grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Fire Prevention and Safety Program.  The program is a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. These […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Nurses Association is holding an event later today in Marquette to encourage state lawmakers to vote on Medicaid expansion. Organizers say they are holding the event to remind Republican State Senator Tom Casperson and others that “illness doesn’t take a vacation” and to return to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post arrested an Indiana man yesterday for threatening a family at their residence in Gogebic County’s Marenisco Township. Troopers were called to the residence after the unidentified man approached a family making verbal threats and brandishing a large wooden stick.  The man […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman charged in connection with the stabbing of her boyfriend appeared in District Court this morning. Cloea Ashley Wiig, 36, of Marquette was arraigned on one count of felonious assault for the stabbing of James Potvin, 43, of Skandia. Wiig allegedly stabbed Potvin at […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a large barn fire this morning in Chocolay Township. Reports say the fire was called in around 4:45 a.m. at the Seeds and Spores Family Farm at 724 Greenfield Road. Firefighters arriving on the scene say the barn was fully engulfed in flames.  No […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are continuing their investigation into a bicycle-motor vehicle accident that happened Tuesday night. A 16 year old Negaunee bicyclist was hit from behind just after 9 p.m. on County Road 492 by a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old Negaunee resident. Reports […]

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