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Legislation Exempts CCW Records From FOIA Requests

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation offered up by an Upper Michigan lawmaker would insure firearms owners’ private information would be shielded from Freedom of Information Act requests. State Representative Ed McBroom was among six legislators testifying to the House Judiciary Committee on House Bills 4155 and 5324-5329. The Vulcan Republican is […]

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Iron River Man Arrested For Poaching And Drugs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A recent routine stop by a state conservation officer led to the arrest of an Upper Michigan man on poaching and drug charges. Earlier this month, Officer Dave Painter was patrolling Ice Lake in Iron County when he talked with a group of people fishing on the […]

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U.P. Man Sentenced For Sex Crimes Against Children

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man will be spending the rest of his life in prison for having sexual relations with multiple children under the age of 13. 40-year-old Dale Betlem was sentenced in Chippewa County to up to 240 years behind bars following his conviction on four charges […]

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Negaunee School Bus In Traffic Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a traffic accident yesterday afternoon involving a Negaunee school bus and a passenger vehicle. The accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. on North Road near Kivela Road in Negaunee Township when a southbound 2006 Pontiac, driven by 29-year-old Mark […]

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Multi-Vehicle Accident In Delta County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Delta County responded to a 10-vehicle accident this morning on US-2 near Garden Corners. Few details have been released, but poor visibility and bad road conditions were believed to be factors in the multi-car pileup that happened around 10:30 a.m. There is no word on […]

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Schools Closings For Friday, 2/21/14

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014   Brought to you by POMP’S TIRE 105 W Hampton Street Marquette, MI 49855 (906) 228-3876 The following schools are closed for 2/21/14: Republic-Michigamme NICE Community Schools Mid Peninsula Gogebic Community College – Copper Country Gogebic Community College – Ironwood Houghton-Keweenaw County Schools Calumet Laurium Keweenaw […]

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Yoopers Prepare For The Worst And Hope For The Best

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In the northern portion of the state, residents should be prepared for blizzard-like conditions as much of the U.P. is under a winter storm warning through Friday. Forecasts call for additional snow accumulation of up to 12 inches in some western snow belt locations and strong, sustained […]

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Governor Snyder And Others Prepare State For Severe Weather

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Governor Rick Snyder’s office and other State agencies are urging residents across Michigan to prepare for the possibility of a variety of severe weather conditions over the next 24-48 hours. In the Upper Peninsula, residents are bracing for a new round of dangerous blizzard conditions, and the […]

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One Killed In Luce County Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Luce County Sheriff’s Department is reporting a head-on collision involving two snowmobiles that claimed the life of one person and seriously injured another. Reports say 43-year-old Timothy Hearld of Larwill, Indiana was killed in the accident yesterday afternoon around 4:00 p.m. on Trail #9 in northern […]

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Delivery Man Robbed At Gunpoint In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery around 12:30 this morning at a residence in the 100 block of West Michigan Street. Officers arriving on the scene found a pizza delivery man had been robbed at gunpoint by a male suspect. The […]

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