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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Iron County Sheriff’s Department says one person was hospitalized yesterday morning after a two-vehicle accident on US-2 in Bates Township. The accident happened at the Bates Amasa Road intersection when 78-year-old Wilbert Krahn of Iron River turned left off of the road onto US-2 into the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team and Troopers from the Munising Detachment of the Micihigan State Police report the arrest of four Alger County residents on meth charges. UPSET says Troopers contacted them about a possible “one pot” style active meth lab after components were […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say they discovered an active meth lab at a residence on Monday night. Officers say they responded to a tip about the active meth lab cook at a home on Rock Street and went to the scene around 11:45pm along with detectives from the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cold temperatures and gusting winds are continuing across the region, creating the potential for dangerous early morning wind chills. As a result, the following Marquette County school districts have canceled classes for Wednesday, January 8th, 2014: Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette Schools Northstar Academy & Polaris […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in November declined in 14 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market regions. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, jobless rates increased seasonally in the state’s three northernmost labor market regions. Total employment rose in most areas over the month, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that a second body has been found at the scene of the crash of a small airplane near Boyne City early Monday. The Sheriff’s Department is reporting the victims of the crash were 51-year-old Todd Glen Lloyd and 38-year-old Christopher […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two companies that operate paper mills in the Upper Peninsula have struck a deal. Verso Paper announced yesterday that it plans to buy NewPage Holdings Inc. for $1.4 billion. The Memphis, Tennessee-based coated papers maker expects the acquisition of the printing and specialty paper maker to conclude […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain post and the Iron Mountain Police Department apprehended one person yesterday after a vehicle chase yesterday. The incident began arouns 9:40am when authorities responded to a report of a stolen vehicle being chased by Wisconsin police that was close to crossing […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A gusty west to northwest flow of very cold arctic air will drive wind chills down to as low as 25 to 45 below zero through the remainder of today and down to 30 to 50 below zero tonight and tomorrow morning. Wind chills will be lowest […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The following school districts and preschools have canceled classes for tomorrow (Tuesday, January 7th, 2014) due to the extreme cold temperatures. There may be more added through the evening hours and we will work to bring you latest updates as they become available. Be sure to tune […]

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