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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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Iron Mountain Police Seek Assault Suspect

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Police in Iron Mountain are looking for the public’s help in finding a suspect involved with two domestic assault incidents. Authorities say 25–year–old Matthew Allen Childers is wanted for two separate accounts of domestic violence. The victim is said to be the same person in both […]

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McBroom Election Date Measure Signed Into Law

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a measure authored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker the establishes a consolidated March election date in the state. House Bill 4904, sponsored by State Representative Ed McBroom, clarifies the filing deadlines for local candidates and ballot questions and classifies the […]

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