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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gas prices are up six cents a gallon in Michigan this week. Triple-A Michigan reports the current statewide average is just under $3.47 per gallon. That’s down over 35 cents in a month and is now just under a penny less than last year at this time. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Marquette County arrested a man for suspicion of driving while intoxicated yesterday afternoon after a two-car crash in Negaunee. Police were contacted just after 3:00 o’clock yesterday afternoon about a westbound pickup truck headed to Negaunee on U.S. 41 that appeared to be being operated […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An area agency focused on getting high school students ready for college has received some financial assistance to serve school districts in the central U.P. The Marquette-Alger College Access Network has received a $50,000 startup grant from Michigan College Access Network for implementation of programs designed to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has entered into an agreement with Northern Michigan University to establish the Marquette campus as a base for a new campus outreach service for veterans. The program, called MI-VetSuccess, is a pilot program supporting student veterans. The initial program […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two eastern Upper Michigan communities are part of a five-year, $4 million study of disparities in access to healthy food across the state. The researchers will interview residents and study data in 18 small to mid-sized cities including Sault Ste. Marie and Brimley to better understand the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police arrested three men Saturday afternoon after they climbed past a locked safety gate on the Upper Harbor breakwall and became trapped by high winds and waves off Lake Superior. Police received a call around 3:30 p.m. from an eyewitness at Presque Isle about the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Dickinson County are looking for the public’s help as they investigate a weekend hit and run accident. The accident happened Saturday night around 6:30 central time on US-2 when a vehicle was stopped on the roadway to make a turn into a fast food restaurant. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two vehicle traffic crash yesterday afternoon on US-41 near Brickyard Road in Marquette Township. The accident happened just before 1:30 p.m. when a 2011 Buick LaCrosse driven by 72-year-old Karen Korpi of Gwinn pulled out onto the highway from the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Chocolay Township Police are warning residents and business owners of an apparent telephone scam making its way around the community. Police received notice of a call made to a local business by a man who said he was with “Yellow Pages On-line” and the man told the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Illinois couple will spend some time behind bars in the Upper Peninsula for not willing to give up everything including the kitchen sink. A Delta County Circuit Court judge sentenced 47-year olds Donald and Sandra Smith of Round Lake to 45 days in jail for stealing […]

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