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One Injured In Marquette Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a snowmobile accident last night near Marquette Mountain. The accident happened just after 8:30 p.m. on Trail #417 when a snowmobile went out of control on an icy portion of the trail. Police say the operator, a 47-year-old downstate Lincoln Park man, […]

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Casperson Bill Bans Drones Near Mackinac Bridge

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation by an Upper Michigan lawmaker would make flying a drone near the Mackinac Bridge illegal. The bill would prohibit a person from flying a drone within 1,000 feet of the Mackinac Bridge, unless the drone is being used for an engineering inspection or for security or […]

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State Police Warn Of U.P. Phone Scam

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post are warning area residents of a phone scam. Troopers say the caller, with what is being described as a middle eastern accent, says he is calling on behalf of the local school’s “Education Association” and attempts to solicit funds. Officials at […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Thefts From Vehicles

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a series of thefts from vehicles in the city. Police say they have received several complaints of thefts over the last few days. They say the thefts are being reported all around the city, and are not concentrated in any specific areas. […]

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Former U.P. Prison Aramark Employee Sentenced To Prison Time

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Kincheloe, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Aramark supervisor at the Kinross Correctional Facility in the eastern U.P. has been sentenced to prison time in an assault-for-hire case. 27-year-old Michael Robert Young of Kincheloe was sentenced to 24 months to 5 years in prison after he was convicted of asking an inmate […]

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U.P. Man Extradited From Wisconsin In Drug Case

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western U.P. man was arrested in Wisconsin on a series of drug possession charges. Authorities say 28-year-old Donald Kirby of Ironwood Township was arrested in Hurley, Wisconsin and lodged at the Iron County Sheriff department. Kirby was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine, Heroin […]

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Western U.P. Man Arrested On Felony Drug Charges

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team arrested an Ironwood Township man on felony drug charges. 29 year old Alan Michael Simmons is charged with Delivery or Manufacture of Cocaine, Heroin or other Narcotic less than 50 grams. The crime carries a penalty of up to 20 years […]

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Escanaba Man Arrested In Domestic Incident

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Escanaba man was arrested yesterday in connection with a domestic situation involving a house fire and the discharge of a firearm. 40–year–old Mason Bajanen was charged with Felonious Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Discharging a Firearm In or At a Building. Escanaba Public Safety were […]

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School Closings For Wednesday, 2/3/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Storm Warning continues for most of Upper Michigan this morning and into today with continuing areas of snowfall and high winds. We have several school closings this morning as a result of the inclement weather. Marquette Area Public Schools including Father Marquette North Star Academy […]

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Storm’s A-Comin! Batten Down The Hatches

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service says a strong winter storm is expected later today through tomorrow across Upper Michigan. A Winter Storm Warning has been posted for heavy snow and blowing snow from 4:00 pm today to 4:00 p.m.tomorrow for most of the central U.P. Expect the heaviest […]

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