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Ironwood To Receive Federal Dollars To Fight Blight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western U.P. community is one of a dozen in Michigan highlighted in a plan to combat blight. The communities are being assisted by $75 million in federal funding that has been approved by the U.S. Department of Treasury. The money will be used to demolish vacant […]

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Three Arrested After Marquette Road Rage Incident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three men arrested in connection with a road rage incident Friday night in Marquette county’s Chocolay Township will be arraigned later today. The men were arrested following an incident just before midnight on Friday. Chocolay Township Police say the suspects were arrested for felonious assault and unarmed […]

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Weekend Fatal Accident Under Investigation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing today into a weekend fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident on US-41 in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 8:00 p.m. Saturday when a group of pedestrians were crossing the highway from the Cedar Motor Inn to the Marquette Buffalo Wild Wings. A 55-year-old Kansas man […]

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Minnesota Man Charged In Marquette Federal Court

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Minnesota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Marquette for manufacturing methamphetamine near a western Upper Michigan school. 21-year-old Dylan Quigley-Robinson of Hutchinson, Minnesota is accused of intent to distribute more than five grams of meth within 1,000 feet of a public elementary […]

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Marquette County Man Sentenced On Meth Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man arrested in a July drug bust in Ishpeming was sentenced today in Marquette County Circuit Court. 46-year-old Robert Kangas, Jr. of Ishpeming was sentenced to two and a half to twenty years in prison. Kangas pled guilty to a charge of operating and […]

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Marquette DDA Prepares For Harvest Festival

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Marquette, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says the 100 block of West Baraga Avenue will be closed to overnight parking tonight and will close to all traffic at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow in preparation for the Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest. West Baraga Avenue will reopen at 11:00 o’clock tomorow night. […]

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Fire Prevention Static Display Set For Tomorrow

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Fire Prevention Static Display and Parade will be held tomorrow morning at Harlow Park in Marquette. The event was rescheduled after bad weather last weekend, will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. The display will feature over 20 fire trucks from departments throughout Marquette […]

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Governor Signs U.P. Lawmaker’s Bills Into Law

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed bills sponsored by U.P. legislators into law. The first measure, authored by State Representative John Kivela of Marquette, outlaws so-called “smurfing,” the buying of meth ingredients in small amounts from multiple retailers. The bill is part of a larger package of bills […]

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DNR Deer Season Predictions Out For U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR has released their annual deer season forecast. DNR biologists are predicting similar success rates to last year overall across the state. In the U.P. specifically, there is a decreased number of deer throughout the region, with most losses in this year’s fawns and yearlings. […]

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Groups Hold Candidate Forum Tonight In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Candidate Forum is being held this evening in Marquette. The Upper Peninsula Children’s Coalition and the Marquette Branch of American Association of University Women are hosting the event, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. the Community Room at the Peter White Public Library. Organizers say all major party […]

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