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Semi-Truck Hits House In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – No injuries were reported after a semi–truck struck a house in Ishpeming last night. Authorities say the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. when the driver of the truck attempted to make a turn on Marquette Street while following GPS coordinates. According to reports, the driver made a […]

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No Injuries Reported In Marquette House Fire

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters responded to a house fire at 1109 North Second Street last night. The call came in just before 10:00 p.m., and firefighters arriving on the scene reported smoke coming from the windows on the first and second floors of the structure. An initial search […]

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Alger County Voters To Determine Outcome Of Pair Of Ballot Proposals

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In Alger County, voters in Burt Township will decide two millage proposals. A millage proposal for Fire Protection has a 1.5 mill increase over four years for the construction, operation, maintenance and improvement of the Township Fire Department, and the proposal for road maintenance and improvements has […]

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Election Day Today In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Voters in a handful of communities in Marquette County head to the polls today to decide some key races. Residents will select candidates on the Marquette City Commission, Marquette Board of Light and Power, Negaunee City Council, Negaunee City Board of Review and Negaunee City Mayor. Two […]

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Autopsy: Missing Delta County Woman Died Of Exposure

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police say a missing Escanaba woman whose remains were found Thursday died of exposure. 56-year old Jean Lawrence was reported missing on February 6. Her remains were discovered in an industrial area within the  Escanaba city limits, along the shores of Little Bay De Noc. Preliminary findings […]

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Missing Hunter In Houghton County Found Safe

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A hunter who went missing yesterday in Houghton County was recovered by authorities safely. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says 25-year-old Joe Burns of Sterling Heights was hunting yesterday in the Bowstead Lake area of Duncan Township. He was declared missing around 3:00 p.m.  According to Sheriff’s […]

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Seantor Casperson Calls Anti-Hunting Advocates “Bullies”

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says anti-hunting advocates are acting like bullies for harassing an Upper Michigan teenager after a successful bear hunting trip. The Escanaba Republican says “bullies are as bullies do, and I won’t keep silent about this mob of bullies any more than I’d put […]

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Highest Gas Prices In Michigan NOT In Marquette This Week

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Motorists in Michigan will find the average gas price edged up one-point-seven cents per gallon this past week, according to Triple-A Michigan. Michigan’s current statewide average is $3.31 per gallon, almost eleven cents less than this same time last year. The average price for self-serve regular dropped […]

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Truck Traffic Issues Discussed In Marquette Township

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Possible solutions to a controversy over heavy truck traffic in the City of Marquette and Marquette Township were the focus of a special meeting last night. The multi-jurisdictional public meeting was held at the Marquette Township Community Center in front of a packed house of concerned residents […]

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Forsyth Police Investigate Hit And Run

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation of a weekend hit and run. Police say a vehicle, believed to be a black 2004 to 2006 Chevrolet pickup truck missed a curve on M-35, sometime early Sunday morning, and hit two cars that […]

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