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Former U.P. Teacher Sentenced For Sexual Crime Against Minor

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A retired Upper Michigan high school teacher has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for sexual exploitation of a minor. 67-year Thomas Hamel of St. Ignace was also sentenced to five years of supervised release and must register as a sex offender. Hamel pleaded guilty […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Stabbing Death

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a stabbing death that happened early this morning. Officers were called to an apartment building at 2050 Wright Street around 1:45 a.m. The stabbing happened in apartment number 7, and officers arriving on the scene found the victim, an unidentified male, dead. […]

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Fire Damages Trucking Company Garage, Destroys Semi

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A local trucking company facility was damaged and a semi truck was destroyed in a fire early this morning in Marquette County. The fire was reported around 4:00 a.m. at the J.B. Hunt facility in Chocolay Township. Firefighters were called out after reports of heavy black […]

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Marquette Street Closed To Traffic

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is reminding motorists of a street closure in the city. Spring Street from Third to Fourth Street is closed for the reconstruction of the street and underground utilities. This is the first phase of a two-phase project and this phase is scheduled to […]

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Kingsford Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Dickinson County man was arrested after a high-speed chase early today that started in Iron Mountain and ended in a rollover crash in Niagara, Wisconsin. The suspect, an unidentified 32-year old Kingsford man, was taken into custody and at last report was being treated for […]

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NMU Board Votes To Raise Tuition

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has voted to raise tuition for next year at the Marquette school. The board unanimously passed a 4.2% increase in tuition fees at their regular meeting this morning on campus. Students with 56 credits or more will pay another $322.00 […]

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Little Lake Man Sentenced for Home Invasion

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been sentenced on home invasion charges. 26-year-old Jason Church of Little Lake was sentenced today in Marquette County Circuit Court to one year in jail and 36 months of probation for Second Degree Home Invasion. Church was arrested in April after he […]

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WI Authorities Update Pembine Shooting Investigation

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Pembine, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wisconsin authorities have released the name of a man shot by Marinette County Sheriff’s deputies in Pembine. A statewide bulletin was released Wednesday about Michael Rasmussen of Fitchburg, WI being armed with a loaded shotgun and making threats. He was believed to be heading north, possibly into […]

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Soo Tribe Awaits Feds For Lansing Casino Plan

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians expects to hear from the federal government on their application to bring a casino to Lansing in the coming weeks. The tribe submitted their application four years ago and believe the U.S. Department of Interior is close […]

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Update On Sheriff’s Car Crash Investigation

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have released an update of their investigation into a three-vehicle crash involving a Marquette County Sheriff’s vehicle last Friday night in Marquette Township. State Police say the patrol car was driven by a Deputy Kurin who was responding to a […]

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