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Election Results For August 6th, 2013 For Central Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Here are the latest results for various issues and ballot proposals from the August 6th, 2013 election: Marquette County Election Results Marquette City Commission – 4 candidates move on to November election. David J. Campana – 1151 Sarah Reynolds – 625 Tony Tollefson – 500 Mike Plourde […]

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One Arrested in Stephenson in Armed Assault Case, One at Large

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect in the recent armed robbery in Baraga County’s Covington Township has been arrested while a second suspect is still at large. The first suspect in the case was arrested without incident yesterday at a residence in Stephenson following a tip to State Police. The second […]

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Single Vehicle Rollover Accident on M-553

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A portion of M-553 between the Marquette Mountain ski hill and the crossroads was closed this morning due to a single-vehicle traffic accident. State Police at the Negaunee Post say a vehicle went out of control, left the roadway and rolled over around 8:15 this morning. According […]

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Marquette County Man to Be Sentenced for Meth Lab

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man will be sentenced later this month on felony drug charges after pleading guilty by reason of mental illness. 31-year-old Todd Raymond Wentworth of Ishpeming will be sentenced on August 28 after pleading guilty to a charge of conspiracy to maintain a methamphetamine lab. […]

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Election Day Across Region

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Today is election day across the region in several communities. Voters will be deciding matters ranging from paring down candidates for the November election for open seats on various city councils and commissions to various ballot proposals, school and municipal millage requests. For communities that have elections […]

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Portage Health Hospital Joins LifePoint

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Portage Health Hospital in Hancock and LifePoint Hospitals have announced the signing of a definitive agreement to form a joint venture. The Portage Health Board recently signed the agreement, that includes $60 million in capital investments over the next 10 years. Under the agreement, Portage Health and […]

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Marquette County Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure Arraigned

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette man arrested last week for allegedly publicly exposing himself was arraigned this morning. 28-year-old Chase Walker Rowe has been charged with indecent exposure by a sexually delinquent person. Rowe appeared in Marquette County District Court for arraignment on the charge, which is a felony punishable […]

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Search Continues for Two Suspects in Armed Assault

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police in the Upper Peninsula are still looking for two suspects who posed as U.S. Marshalls and held two Baraga County residents at gunpoint demanding $10,000 ransom from family members, while threatening to shoot them. The victims were unharmed, but the suspects stole a handgun and […]

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Water System Disruptions in Ishpeming

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming Department of Public Works says due to unexpected delays last week, the water system disruptions for Division Street and Main Street are occurring today. The area impacted by this disruption is on Division Street from Pine Street to First Street and Main Street […]

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Phase Two of Construction in Marquette Underway

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In the City of Marquette, Altamont Street from Baraga Avenue to Rock Street is closed today to allow for the reconstruction of the street and underground utilities. This is the second phase of a three phase project, and is scheduled to be substantially complete by August 30. […]

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