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Marquette Police Investigate Cutting Down Of City Trees

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police Department are looking for the public’s help as they investigate a case of Malicious Destruction of Property. Police say they are investigating the cutting down of a number of city owned trees. On or around Friday, January 23rd a suspect or suspects cut down […]

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Whiteouts Cause Accidents In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Snow showers and gusty winds created whiteout conditions around Marquette County yesterday that resulted in several traffic accidents through the day. State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a pair of simultaneous accidents at the Wal-Mart intersection on US-41 in Marquette Township that involved four vehicles. […]

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Meth Lab Components Found In Escanaba

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A meth lab dump site was located on the south side of the city of Escanaba yesterday. Escanaba Public Safety was notified around 1:00 p.m. about some possible drugs near a home in the 300 block of South Ninth Street. Officers called in detectives with the Upper […]

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Power Outage Remains In City Of Escanaba

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major power outage remains in the city of Escanaba this morning. According to Escanaba Public Safety, an explosion at a city electric substation around 1:30 a.m. caused the failure of a main transformer. No injuries were reported, but city officials say repair and restoration of electric […]

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Marquette, MI Named Top Travel Spot In The World

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The outdoor travel website gearpatrol.com has selected Marquette, MI as one of the top adventure travel locations in the world. The list, published on the website today, features the Marquette area as one of the 25 must-visit locations for 2015. Marquette was placed on the list because […]

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US-2 Lane Closure In Delta County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says the outside lane of US-2 North in Escanaba was closed down last night at the CN railroad overpass. According to M-DOT, the structure sustained a high-load hit when equipment being hauled on a semi-trailer struck the viaduct. Repairs are underway and […]

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Fatal Snowmobile Accident In Western U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Wakefield and Calumet Posts are reporting an overnight fatal snowmobile accident in Ontonagon County. The accident happened just before midnight, central time, on Trail #8, east of Ewen when a westbound machine operated by 31-year-old Brandon Laubenthal of Bancroft, Iowa left the trail […]

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Investigation Continues Into Shooting Incident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post report the arrest of two people for allegedly firing a shotgun at a house in Ewen. The incident took place in the early morning of January 8th when a resident was awakened by shotgun pellets striking his mailbox and house. Investigation […]

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NMU Develops Benefits Access For Student Veterans

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new veterans resource representative is at Northern Michigan University to help veterans get access to benefits. Mike Rutledge has 22 years of military experience as well as a background in teaching at the high school and community college level. Rutledge says he works to assist veterans […]

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128th Annual Ski Jumps Tonight In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Final preparations are wrapping up for tonight’s 128th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament at Suicide Hill Ski Bowl in Ishpeming. The tournament is hosted by the Ishpeming Ski Club. Trial rounds begin around 6:00 p.m. and competition jumps start shortly afterward. Jumpers from around the world and the […]

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