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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are looking for the public’s help as they investigate a case of vandalism involving the Father Marquette statue in South Marquette. Police say the statue was vandalized with red paint sprayed on the face and chest sometime between last Tuesday and Wednesday nights. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan State Police post commander who faced a drunk driving charge that was thrown out of court earlier this year has been demoted. Reports say Lt. William Smith was demoted to Sergeant, transferred to the Lansing State Police Post and suspended for 15 days without […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The city of Lansing has signed over the land for a proposed $245 million casino to the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. The transfer of the $1.93 million parcel of land adjacent to the downtown Lansing Center was a mostly ceremonial, but necessary, step in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The American Red Cross is continuing its efforts to reschedule cancelled blood drives and increase donor turnout to help replenish blood supplies following Superstorm Sandy. Through Wednesday, the destructive storm has forced the cancellation of about 360 Red Cross blood drives in 13 states, including Michigan, and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new poll shows that Michigan residents are more positive about the state’s economy. The poll, conducted last week by EPIC-MRA of Lansing, shows that 62 percent of the state’s residents believe the economy has bottomed out and is now improving. That’s a sharp turnaround from last […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette Fire Department is reminding residents to “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery” this weekend as we adjust to Eastern Daylight time on Sunday. The annual campaign reminds residents that battery replacement in their smoke detectors is part of a sound home safety strategy. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT is reporting the emergency closure of M-94 between Chippewa Avenue and Fifth Street in the city of Manistique. The closure is necessary to determine the source of and repair a suspected water system leak that is affecting a business between First and Second streets. The duration […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan Appeals Court ruling is sending an attempted kidnapping case back to Alger County Circuit Court. 40-year-old Mohamed El Fechtali of Quebec, Canada allegedly tried to kidnap a 12-year old Munising girl last year.  A confession he made during the trial was suppressed and the Court […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the eastern U.P. are reporting the arrest of another person in connection with a major drug investigation. The arrest of Dennis Giddins of Chippewa County earlier this week comes after 10 other people were arrested in early October after searches of locations in Sault Ste. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The US Army Corps of Engineers is warning that water levels in Lake Michigan, Lake Huron and Lake Superior are very close to all-time record lows. The Army Corps told reporters Wednesday afternoon that at the current rate, the three upper lakes will likely hit historic low […]

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