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State Police Trooper Injured In Suspect Pursuit In Western U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Trooper from the Iron Mountain State Police Post was injured this morning while engaging in the pursuit of a suspect.   Around 12:15 am today, the Trooper responded to a report of a suspicious person on Genesee Street in Iron River.  The Trooper arrived on scene […]

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M-DOT Crews Working In Delta County Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is alerting motorists to a drainage system work project on US-2 in Delta County’s Wells Township underway today. Crews will be maintaining the drainage structures in the highway at the CN Railroad bridge just east of the New Page mill. M-DOT says […]

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State Representatives Meet In U.P. To Discuss Natural Resources

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 108th District State Representative Ed McBroom is hosting three Natural Resources Town Hall meetings today and tomorrow in the U.P. McBroom and Representatives Andrea LaFontaine and Aric Nesbitt are holding the first session this evening at Fornette Hall at Bay College West in Iron Mountain from 7 […]

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Delta County Man Sentenced For CSC And Child Abuse Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man will spend up to 50 years in prison for torturing and abusing his live-in girlfriend’s son since 2007. 47-year old Carl Pellinen was sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court Monday to 17 and a half to 50 years in prison for first degree […]

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WI Man Arraigned For Traffic Chase In Marquette Township

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Marquette,MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin man arrested over the weekend in Marquette Township following a brief vehicle chase has been arraigned. 37-year-old Scott Michael Upson of Green Bay, Wisconsin, was formally charged by the County Prosecutor with OWI, Fleeing and Eluding, Resisting and Obstructing and Driving with a Revoked License. Upson […]

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MI Gubernatorial Candidate Discusses Proposed Wolf Hunt

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer says it is clear that there is a wolf problem in the Upper Peninsula but won’t say whether he supports a wolf hunt in the U-P. The former congressman and state legislator from Battle Creek does not feel the 43 wolves that […]

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Two-Vehicle Accident In Gwinn Injures Two

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday on M-35 in front of the Kountry Konvenience store in Gwinn. The accident happened around 2:30pm when a southbound 1997 Ford pickup truck, driven by 20-year-old Tyler Seppanen of Gwinn, turned left into the path of an […]

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Two Injured In Traffic Accident In Humboldt Township

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a traffic accident yesterday afternoon that injured two people. The accident happened just after 11:00am on US-41 west of M-95 in Humboldt Township when a westbound 2004 Dodge Stratus, driven by 19-year-old Taylor Dillinger of Chassell, struck a trailer […]

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Four Vehicle Traffic Accident In Negaunee Injures Five People

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police responded to a four-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon. The accident happened just after 1:30 pm at the intersection of US-41 and Teal Lake Avenue when a westbound Chevy minivan, driven by 29-year-old Jackie Swanson of Ishpeming, crossed the center turn lane and collided head-on with […]

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Wildfire Reported In Chocolay Township Near Kawbawgam Road

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire crews responded today to a wildfire in northeastern Marquette County. The fire was reported late this morning in Chocolay Township between the Ojibwa Casino and Lake Le Vasseur, one mile east of Kawbawgam Road near M-28. Original reports said the fire was at least 30 acres […]

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