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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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City Of Marquette To Name New Police Chief

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is expected to have a new Chief of Police after tonight. Marquette City Manager, and former Police Chief, Mike Angeli is formally recommending the appointment of Police Captain Blake Rieboldt to the post. Angeli says Rieboldt is a Marquette native and has been […]

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Sloppy Thanksgiving Day Travel Expected In U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service says a mix of rain and wet snow may to lead to hazardous conditions tomorrow for Thanksgiving Day travelers. Patchy freezing drizzle is possible tomorrow morning in the western U.P. The rain and snow are expected to increase through the day and into […]

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Marquette County Man Gets Life In Prison

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the death of his girlfriend. 46-year-old Steven Zintman of Gwinn was sentenced yesterday in Marquette County Circuit Court. Zintman was found guilty in October of First Degree Murder and Arson of a Dwelling […]

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