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Two Arrested In Delta County Drug Bust

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested people yesterday in Delta County for delivery of prescription narcotics. UPSET detectives conducted an investigation yesterday at a residence located on the 200 block of North 21st Street in Escanaba. A 42-year-old woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant related […]

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UPSET Seizes Drugs And Guns In Eastern U.P.

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Mackinac County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In the eastern U.P., UPSET detectives arrested one person yesterday on drug and weapons charges. A 66-year-old man was arrested after a search of a residence on Fish Road in Mackinac County. Detectives found an illegal marijuana growing operation inside of the residence, and a search […]

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MI Unemployment Shows Seasonal Trends

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates showed little movement in October in most of the state’s 17 major labor market areas. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget says total employment and labor force levels rose moderately in the majority of regions over the month. The overall unemployment […]

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Rural U.P. Airports Could Get Tax Revenue

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Airports in rural areas of the state would receive funding for repair and maintenance costs under legislation approved in the state Senate. The legislation would better manage the way aviation fuel taxes are collected and appropriated in the state. One of the sponsors, Senator Wayne Schmidt of […]

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Marquette Man Arrested After Dog Stolen

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police arrested a man after investigating the theft of a dog from a residence. Officers were called to 540 West Ridge Street just after 5:00 p.m. yesterday on a report of a possible break-in. Police were told someone had broken into the home and stolen the […]

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Tax Bills Sent Out In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Winter tax bills totaling $1.7 million have been mailed to Marquette City property owners. Tax payments are being accepted at the City Treasurer’s office without penalty through Feb. 14, 2016. The 2016 winter property tax bill represents millage levies for Marquette County Transit, County Aging Services, The […]

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Flint Man Arrested In U.P. On Drug Felonies

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St. Ignace, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Flint mas was arrested on Thanksgiving Day in St. Ignace on multiple drug charges. 37-year-old Sammy Laporta III was arrested after police say they purchased cocaine from him. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Taskforce, or Tri-Dent, alleges Laporta transported the cocaine from lower Michigan just prior […]

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Houghton County Man Arrested For Counterfeiting

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Houghton County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton County man has been arrested on a felony counterfeiting charge. 26-year-old Nicholas Edwards of Hancock was arrested after authorities investigated a report of suspected counterfeit money passed at a Copper Country business on Sunday. Police searched a residence in Hancock and seized large amount […]

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Delta County Forum Focuses On Drug Addiction

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A forum is being held tomorrow in Escanaba to discuss a growing drug problem in Delta County. Organizers will provide an action plan at the session to help those seeking to recover from addiction. The forum is hosted by the Delta County Task Force Against Substance Abuse […]

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Human Remains Found In Alger County Identified

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Alger County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have positively identified human remains found this fall in Alger County. The remains were located by hunters on October 30th in Munising Township. The remains were identified though dental records as those of 40-year-old Victor Salo. His family says he […]

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