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Marquette Police Investigate Armed Robbery

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing their investigation into a Friday night armed robbery. Police say two men who allegedly robbed an apartment at 515 North Front Street at gunpoint around 9:30 p.m. People in the apartment told police they were threatened by the two men who demanded […]

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U.P. Man Arrested For Triple Homicide

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West Frankfort, IL – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Manistique man has been arrested in southern Illinois in connection with the recent discovery of three bodies in a burned out SUV in Schoolcraft County’s Doyle Township. West Frankfort, Illinois police arrested 45-year-old Kenneth Daniel Brunke Sunday on a Michigan warrant for three counts of […]

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Man Arrested In Delta County Car Crash

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Ford River Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on M-35 in Ford River Township. Deputies say the vehicle left the road around 5:40 a.m. and struck a utility pole and knocked electrical lines onto the roadway, causing it to be closed for about […]

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Marquette Man sentenced In Meth Lab Bust

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man arrested in connection with a New Year’s Day meth lab bust has been sentenced to prison time. 32-year-old Michael Hill of Marquette was sentenced in Marquette County Circuit Court today to three to twenty years in prison. He was credited for 111 days […]

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Yesterday’s Bad Weather Causes Accidents

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Poor visibility and slippery roads were factors in two accidents yesterday in Marquette County. The first accident happened around 8:00 a.m. on County Road 550 near Harlow Lake Road when a southbound car driven by Timothy Westfall of Big Bay slid out of control, crossed the center […]

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New Marquette Chamber Of Commerce Formed

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group of Marquette businesses has officially formed the Marquette Chamber of Commerce. Organizers say the businesses and local municipalities have been working together for several months to create the organization to serve unmet needs of the Marquette area business community. Former Marquette City Commissioner, Jason Schneider, […]

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Train Derails In Dickinson County

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Norway Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post say a train derailed last night in Dickinson County’s Norway Township. The Canadian National train derailed just before 8:30 p.m., central time, near Sturgeon Mill Road. 10 of the train’s 29 railcars derailed in the incident. Authorities say the […]

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Western U.P. Man Arrested After Police Standoff

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Copper City, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton County man was arrested early this morning after a nearly 12-hour standoff with police. State Police from the Calumet Post were called to a residence on Gratiot Street in Copper City after the suspect threatened a public works employee who visited the home at […]

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Two U.P. Counties Receive Veterans Program Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Veterans in two U.P. counties will soon find it easier to file a federal benefits claim with an accredited county veterans service officer through grants awarded by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. The Dickinson County Office of Veterans’ Affairs will receive $10,000 to hire an additional part-time […]

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Impassable Conditions Shut Down Marquette County Road

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Skandia, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission has closed down a stretch of County Road 533 in Skandia Township. About a mile of the road, also known as Maple Grove Road, has been closed from south of US-41 where the pavement ends at Huber Creek. The Road Commission says […]

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