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Changes In Leadership At Jacobetti Veterans Home

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some changes have been announced in the leadership of the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Chief Operating Officer of the home, Brad Slagle, has been named interim CEO of the Michigan Veteran Health System. Steve Rolston, the MVHS vice president of operations, will take over day-to-day […]

MI DNR Surplus Land Auction Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan Department of Natural Resources auction of surplus public land starts today. Most of the parcels are located in the Upper Peninsula and central and northern Lower Michigan. The auction, which runs until January 10th, will feature a total of 58 parcels. Land up for auction […]

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Woman Killed In Ontonagon County Rollover

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Hancock woman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash yesterday evening in Ontonagon County. 29-year-old Mandy Kela was northbound on US-45 a mile north of M-26 around 7:30 p.m. when her vehicle went out of control, slid into a ditch and rolled over. Kela was not […]

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Power Slowly Restored In Eastern U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Crews are continuing to work restore service to Cloverland Electric Cooperative customers who were without power early this morning throughout much of the eastern Upper Peninsula. Officials say about 3,000 total outages were reported starting around 12:30 a.m. today. Crews were able to restore some of those […]

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No Injuries Reported In Marquette Township Crash

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a rollover traffic accident this morning in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 10:00 a.m. when a northbound Chevy Trailblazer went out of control on a curve on Morgan Meadows Road near County Road 492. The SUV left the roadway, […]

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Two-Vehicle Crash In MQT Township Injures Three

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post and Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident earlier today in Marquette Township. Reports say a minivan pulling out from the parking lot of the Lowe’s store around noon was struck by a westbound SUV on US-41. Two people […]

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Suspect In Chippewa County Shooting Incident Arraigned

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The suspect in a recent State Police Trooper-involved shooting in Chippewa County has been formally charged. 35-year-old Joshua Stead of downstate Bellaire was arraigned today on three counts of Attempted Murder, one count of Assaulting a Police Officer Causing Injury, one count of Malicious Destruction […]

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Escanaba Woman Pleads Guilty In Meth Case

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Escanaba woman arrested in a recent meth lab bust has entered a plea agreement in the case. 26-year-old Ashley Walker appeared in Delta County Circuit Court yesterday and plead guilty to a charge of Operating or Maintaining a Drug House. A charge of Manufacture and Delivery […]

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Copper Country Man Arraigned For Drug Possession

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect arrested this week in Houghton for possession of marijuana and carrying a concealed weapon has been arraigned. 30-year-old Niles Nathan Rothenberger of Atlantic Mine was arrested Monday morning in the parking lot of the Houghton Elementary School. Police say that at no time did he […]

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MI Kmart Store Closings Include U.P. Location

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seven Kmart stores in Michigan, including one in the U.P., are set to close early next month. The Detroit News reports doors will close on December 11th. On the closure list is the Kmart in Sault Ste. Marie. All other closings will be downstate. Since filing for […]

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