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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –State Police at the St. Ignace Post arrested a Delta County woman on felony embezzlement charges. 39-year-old Jana Chaperon of Rapid River was arrested following an investigation into embezzlement involving Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. She was arraigned today in 93rd District Court in Manistique one count of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –A Bessemer man has been sentenced for the killing of his elderly wife. 50-year-old Kenneth Peters, who was found guilty on all counts in the death of 79-year-old Ethel Grzena-Peters, was sentenced to life in prison yesterday. A Gogebic County jury found Peters guilty of first-degree murder, second-degree […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Marquette City Firefighters responded to the WE Energies Presque Isle Power Plant last night on a report of a fire on the roof of one of the power plant’s buildings. The fire was called in around 9:15 last night and fire fighters arriving on the scene called in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –State Police at the St. Ignace Post were called out to a breaking and entering on Monday at Chamberlin’s Inn in Mackinac County. Troopers arriving at the scene found the suspect, a 42-year-old Curtis woman, locked inside her vehicle, along with evidence of the crime. She had apparently […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Governor Rick Snyder says that a newly revealed surplus of revenue should be considered as a way to fix Michigan’s deteriorating roads, if the legislature does not agree on a road funding package. The Governor for some time has pushed the legislature to find a way to raise […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Most Michigan residents say the controversial method of accessing natural gas known as “fracking” is good for the economy, but worry about the possible environmental impact, according to a new survey from the University of Michigan. The poll shows that 82 percent of Michigan residents said fracking was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Negaunee City Police have released details of a three-vehicle crash that happened yesterday morning at the intersection of US-41 and Teal Lake Avenue. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. when a Chevy Equinox, driven 21-year-old Jennifer Perry of Negaunee attempted to turn left onto Teal Lake Avenue and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –109th District State Representative John Kivela is calling for a hearing into the state’s decision to privatize food service in Department of Corrections facilities. The Marquette Democrat is requesting the State House Criminal Justice Committee look into the recent decision of the state to contract with Aramark, a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Today marks the 10th anniversary of the 2003 failure of the Silver Lake Dam in Marquette County. The failure of the dam resulted in extensive flooding and property and environmental damages totaling more than $100 million. The failure released nine billion gallons of water, causing the failure of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Two congressmen from Michigan have announced that the Ways and Means committee in Washington will hold a hearing on the IRS practice of targeting certain conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. The announcement was made by Republican Congressman Dave Camp of Midland, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and […]

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