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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man will be spending the rest of his life in prison for having sexual relations with multiple children under the age of 13. 40-year-old Dale Betlem was sentenced in Chippewa County to up to 240 years behind bars following his conviction on four charges […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a traffic accident yesterday afternoon involving a Negaunee school bus and a passenger vehicle. The accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. on North Road near Kivela Road in Negaunee Township when a southbound 2006 Pontiac, driven by 29-year-old Mark […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Delta County responded to a 10-vehicle accident this morning on US-2 near Garden Corners. Few details have been released, but poor visibility and bad road conditions were believed to be factors in the multi-car pileup that happened around 10:30 a.m. There is no word on […]

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014   Brought to you by POMP’S TIRE 105 W Hampton Street Marquette, MI 49855 (906) 228-3876 The following schools are closed for 2/21/14: Republic-Michigamme NICE Community Schools Mid Peninsula Gogebic Community College – Copper Country Gogebic Community College – Ironwood Houghton-Keweenaw County Schools Calumet Laurium Keweenaw […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In the northern portion of the state, residents should be prepared for blizzard-like conditions as much of the U.P. is under a winter storm warning through Friday. Forecasts call for additional snow accumulation of up to 12 inches in some western snow belt locations and strong, sustained […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Governor Rick Snyder’s office and other State agencies are urging residents across Michigan to prepare for the possibility of a variety of severe weather conditions over the next 24-48 hours. In the Upper Peninsula, residents are bracing for a new round of dangerous blizzard conditions, and the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Luce County Sheriff’s Department is reporting a head-on collision involving two snowmobiles that claimed the life of one person and seriously injured another. Reports say 43-year-old Timothy Hearld of Larwill, Indiana was killed in the accident yesterday afternoon around 4:00 p.m. on Trail #9 in northern […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery around 12:30 this morning at a residence in the 100 block of West Michigan Street. Officers arriving on the scene found a pizza delivery man had been robbed at gunpoint by a male suspect. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The state Senate has unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Casperson to assist those who rebuild structures lost to acts of God or natural disasters. The bill clarifies state law to ensure that those who lose homes or buildings to natural disasters such as wildfires, tornadoes, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -109th District State Representative John Kivela recently hosted three members from the Marquette Waterfront Safety Task Force at the Capitol. The task force members traveled to Lansing to give a presentation on the City of Marquette’s Waterfront Safety Plan to the House Tourism Committee. Kivela said the task […]

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