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Marquette County Sex Offender Sweep Complete

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have identified 10 registered sex offenders in Marquette County who failed to comply with the state’s address reporting law. State Police, along with the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, Marquette, Negaunee, Ishpeming, Chocolay and Forsyth Township Police Departments and NMU Public Safety just concluded a two month […]

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Cordell Bound Over In Schoolcraft County Murder Case

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Manistique man accused of murdering three people in Schoolcraft County has been bound over to Circuit Court. 47-year-old Garry Cordell is charged with murdering Jody Hutchinson, Carrie Nelson and Heather Aldrich whose bodies were found in a burned out vehicle in April in Doyle Township. Cordell […]

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Marquette Streets Closed For Construction

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette says the 200 block of Front Street between Main Street and Spring Street will be closed to traffic today and tomorrow and also may possibly be closed on Thursday depending on weather and construction progress. The following streets will be closed to through […]

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Ishpeming City Council To Hold Special Meeting

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council has a special meeting tomorrow morning. The meeting will feature several items, including a budget workshop, a discussion of the city manager’s performance review process and and agreement to demolish the old steam plant. The session is being held at the Carnegie Library […]

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MI State Superintendent To Tour Marquette Schools

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Education State Superintendent is visiting the Marquette Area Public Schools tomorrow. Brian Whiston will take a tour of the district and sit in on classes and visit with students and teachers. Whiston says the visit will highlight best practices and celebrate great things […]

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Weekend U.P. Accident Injures Two

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Germfask Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident just after 3:00 p.m. yesterday in Schoolcraft County’s Germfask Township. Troopers say a 2008 Dodge Nitro, driven by 34-year-old Stephen Powers of Mackinaw City was southbound on M-77 near Robinson Road and slowed down to avoid hitting a dog. […]

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Brunke Takes Plea Bargain In Triple Murder Case

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect in a Schoolcraft County triple homicide is headed to prison after agreeing to a plea deal. 46-year-old old Kenneth Brunke of Manistique plead guilty today in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court to obstruction of justice, and lying to a police officer during the investigation of a […]

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Dianda Criticizes 3rd Grade Reading Level Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda voted no on a 3rd Grade Reading Level bill in the State House this week, saying he has heard from educators who say the state should not be mandating when students be held back. The Calumet Democrat says the state mandate essentially tells […]

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Phone Scam Reported In Escanaba

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety is warning residents of a telephone scam in the area. They report receiving complaints about calls from someone claiming to be from a collection agency seeking money for unpaid residential power bills on behalf of the city. The caller says power will be disconnected […]

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Michigan Tech Student Injured In Lab Accident

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A student was injured in a laboratory accident last night at Michigan Technological University. The accident was reported around 8:00 p.m. at the Minerals and Materials Engineering building on the Houghton campus. Reports say the student sustained minor hand injuries when chemicals he was working on in […]

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