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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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Suspects Sentenced In Luce County Drug Case

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Newberry, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two suspects arrested in a drug bust in Newberry earlier this year appeared in Luce County Court yesterday. 41-year-old Kenneth Collins plead guilty to one count of delivery of heroin, less than 50 grams, and one count of delivery of a counterfeit substance believed to be morphine. […]

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State Police Identify Vehicle Fire Victims

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Schoolcraft County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post have identified the three victims in a vehicle fire in Schoolcraft County. Troopers say the bodies of one man and two women were found inside the burned vehicle in Doyle Township last Friday. The man has been identified as 42-year-old […]

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Marquette County Community Fund Awards Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Community Fund has announced financial contributions to 11 community organizations totaling just over $800,000. This is the third round of grants awarded by the fund which was created in 2012. Projects and programs receiving funding include the Ishpeming Downtown Development Authority’s enhancement of Lake […]

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Early Morning Fire Destroys Delta County Business

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Cooks, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A popular Delta County bar and restaurant was destroyed by an early-morning fire today. The fire at Sidetracks Bar and Restaurant, located in Cooks near Garden Corners, was reported around 4:15 a.m. by a neighbor. Few details are known at this time, but reports say fire crews […]

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U.P. Man Injured In Weekend Traffic Accident

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Gogebic County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gogebic County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident in Erwin Township yesterday morning. Deputies say a 22-year-old Erwin Township man was southbound on East End Road when his vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees. The driver was pinned inside the vehicle for several […]

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Three Bodies Found In Burned Car

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Schoolcraft County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police are investigating a fatal vehicle fire in Schoolcraft County’s Doyle Township. Troopers were called to a rough gravel road around 5:30 p.m. Friday where a burned vehicle had been located. The bodies of three people believed to be from the Gould City and Newberry […]

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Search Continues For Missing Women In U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The search is continuing for two missing women last seen in Marquette County. State Police say 52-year-old Leslie Roy and 56-year-old Lee Wright were traveling through the U.P. visiting family in West Ishpeming where they were last seen on on the morning of April 11th. They were […]

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MTU Says Wolf Numbers Down At Isle Royale

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Researchers at Michigan Tech in Houghton say the number of wolves at Isle Royale National Park is at an unprecedented low. The Annual MTU Winter Study found only three wolves appear to remain at the island park on Lake Superior. The number marks a sharp decline from […]

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