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Delta County Police Report Stolen Vehicle Arrest

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gladstone Public Safety arrested a 16 year-old suspect yesterday for allegedly stealing a car and then crashing it later. Officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle around 5:00 p.m. on the 800 block of Delta Avenue. While investigating that complaint, officers were notified of a […]

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Dan Benishek Calls For Soo Lock Study Info

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek says the Army Corps of Engineers must prioritize replacing the Soo Locks before maintenance issues interrupt commerce. Benishek has joined a bipartisan, bicameral effort encouraging the Army Corps to publicly release new information related to the locks. According to Benishek, the Army Corps […]

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Duo Sentenced To Prison For Home Invasion

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two men convicted in connection to a pair of home invasions in the Marquette area were sentenced to prison yesterday. 25-year-old Jonathan Roy and 25-year-old Kyler Arrieta, both of Marquette, were each sentenced in Marquette County Circuit Court to 15 to 30 years in prison for one […]

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Driver Cited In Logging Truck Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the from the Negaunee Post say a logging truck went off US-41 early this morning in Marquette Township near a local car dealership. The accident happened around 4:45 a.m. when an eastbound semi-truck log hauler, driven by 18-year-old Kassie Metcalf of Newberry, left the […]

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Death Of Inmate Under Investigation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The investigation is continuing into the death of an inmate at the Houghton County Jail. Reports say the 38-year-old male inmate was taken by ambulance to UP Health System – Portage on Saturday, due to an unknown medical emergency. The inmate was then transferred to UP Health […]

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DNR Reports Decline In Moose Population

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says the moose population in the state is declining. According to the DNR 2015 moose population survey, 323 of the animals in the western Upper Peninsula, down from 451 in 2013. From 1997 to 2007, surveys of prime moose areas in Baraga, […]

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DNR U.P. Advisory Councils Meet Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR Eastern and Western U.P. Citizens’ Advisory Councils are holding their annual joint meeting tonight in Marquette. The primary topic of the meeting will be an update on invasive species issues facing the state. Reports on current DNR projects and business will also be presented […]

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Destruction Of Property In Marquette Reported

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Police Department is investigating a series of Malicious Destruction of Property complaints involving Marquette County vehicles and Marquette Police property. The County vehicles were parked in the lower level parking lot at Pathways and sustained damage to the hood and doors of their vehicles. In […]

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Deteriorating Lake Ice Conditions Dangerous

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette area search and rescue personnel are urging people to stay off of lake ice as the weather continues to warm up. They say the rescue of one person from the water last Friday afternoon from Marquette’s Upper Harbor near the ore dock is a good reminder […]

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Drunk Driver In State Police Collision Arraigned

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The drunk driver who struck a parked Michigan State Police car late Friday night has been arraigned. 38-year-old Carol Saari of Ishpeming was arraigned today in Marquette County District Court. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Friday on M-28 near Kawbawgam Road in Marquette County’s Chocolay Township […]

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