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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Wakefield and Calumet Posts are reporting an overnight fatal snowmobile accident in Ontonagon County. The accident happened just before midnight, central time, on Trail #8, east of Ewen when a westbound machine operated by 31-year-old Brandon Laubenthal of Bancroft, Iowa left the trail […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post report the arrest of two people for allegedly firing a shotgun at a house in Ewen. The incident took place in the early morning of January 8th when a resident was awakened by shotgun pellets striking his mailbox and house. Investigation […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new veterans resource representative is at Northern Michigan University to help veterans get access to benefits. Mike Rutledge has 22 years of military experience as well as a background in teaching at the high school and community college level. Rutledge says he works to assist veterans […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Final preparations are wrapping up for tonight’s 128th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament at Suicide Hill Ski Bowl in Ishpeming. The tournament is hosted by the Ishpeming Ski Club. Trial rounds begin around 6:00 p.m. and competition jumps start shortly afterward. Jumpers from around the world and the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is moving ahead with a plan to ban smoking at one of the city’s most popular parks. By a 4-3 vote last night, the Marquette City Commission instructed city staff to develop a new ordinance that would ban smoking at Presque Isle Park. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Marquette City Police are reporting recent incidents of two types financial fraud. They are currently investigating reports of counterfeit $5 and $20 bills being used in stores and restaurants in and around Marquette. Individuals and businesses are being urged to closely inspect money used in cash transactions […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s senior U.S. Senator has introduced an amendment stopping the U.S. Postal Service from closing facilities for two years. Senator Debbie Stabenow joined with 12 other senators in authoring the measure, which seeks to prevent delays in services that will impact Michigan families and small businesses. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Senate Natural Resources Committee will take testimony this week in Lansing on a resolution appealing a recent decision to return wolves to federal protection as endangered species. The measure, introduced by Senator Tom Casperson, calls on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Michigan DNR […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Marquette County fatal shooting has been ruled accidental. State Police at the Negaunee Post say the shooting that claimed the life of 67-year-old Athena Engle of Republic Township was an accident. Troopers responded to Engle’s residence around 4:00 p.m. Friday after a call to Central Dispatch […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are warning community residents and businesses about counterfeit money circulating in the Marquette area. Officers are investigating reports of counterfeit money being used by individuals in stores and restaurants in and around Marquette. The department is investigating counterfeit $20 and $5 bills. Police are […]

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