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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Wildlife Conservancy has confirmed the presence of a cougar in southern Marquette County. A photograph of the cougar was taken in a cased and padlocked trail camera on private property on June 1st of this year. Officials with the M-W-C verified the trail camera’s location […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the western U.P. are reporting the arrest of a suspect wanted in connection with several meth lab cases. The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department says 29-year-old Randy Robert Erickson of Wakefield was apprehended earlier today.  Police say Erickson was taken into custody after several tips were […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Shoreline owners wanting to groom their Great Lakes waterfront property are no longer be required to get a permit from the state, but they still need one from the federal government. The U-S Army Corps of Engineers says it will continue to require that waterfront owners get […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Attorney General’s Office held a public forum yesterday in Marquette on the proposed sale of Marquette General Hospital to Duke LifePoint. Members of the Attorney General’s Hospital Sale Review Team and representatives of Marquette General and Duke LifePoint met with interested members of the public […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City police are continuing their investigation into the homicide of a Marquette resident in the City of Detroit. Marquette Police were contacted Thursday by Detroit Police about the investigation into the death of a body found in an abandoned apartment building in the city.  Detroit Police […]

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  Marquette City police are reporting a homicide in the City of Detroit involving a resident of Marquette.  Marquette Police were contacted last Thursday by Detroit Police about the investigation into the death of a body found in an abandoned building in the city.  Detroit Police say the victim had been murdered and his identity […]

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Michigan State Police are currently conducting a statewide search for an Ohio man wanted on a homicide charge.  38-year-old Jack Fritz of Sylvania, Ohio is wanted in connection with a double homicide that occurred in Downstate Blissfield on last Friday night.  Fritz is described as a white male, 5’9″ tall weighing 186 lbs., with brown […]

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  The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved a 3.5 percent increase in tuition.  The board approved the 2012-13 tuition and fees schedule at their meeting yesterday on campus. The annual cost for full-time resident undergraduates will be $8,709, an increase of about $148 from last year’s rate. The increase was based on […]

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  Michigan State Police and the Alger County Sheriff’s Department are investigating an apparent drowning in Lake Superior near Grand Marais.  Reports say that the body of an elderly woman was recovered from the lake by the Grand Marais pier after authorities were called out about a report of something floating in the water just […]

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Michigan State Police and the Alger County Sheriff’s Department are investigating an apparent drowning in Lake Superior near Grand Marias.  Few details have been released, but reports say that the body of an elderly woman was recovered from the lake by the Grand Marias pier after authorities were called out about a report of something […]

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