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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State and local police are beginning extra patrols today to combat drunk driving leading up to the Labor Day Holiday period. The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning says extra patrols from 155 agencies in 26 counties will be paying special attention to drunk drivers under the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The race appears to be heating up for the 2014 campaign in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District where two-term Republican Representative Dan Benishek of Crystal Falls is likely to run for another term. Recent reports say his Democratic opponent will be 65-year old Jerry Cannon, a former Kalkaska […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Downtown Marquette Farmer’s Market is one of 10 markets around the state selected to receive grant funds from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. The Farmers Market Grant Program provides grants up to $50,000 to existing farmers markets that have operated for at least four years. Projects […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Ishpeming City Police report the arrest of an Ishpeming man on criminal sexual conduct charges involving a minor. 44-year-old John Wayne Mathews was arrested on Friday on one count of accosting a child for immoral purposes, which is a four-year felony and one count of 4th-degree C-S-C […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News )  – Negaunee Police arrested one person early yesterday morning after being called out on a report of someone breaking into parked cars. Officers were called out to an area on Pine Street around 12:15 yesterday morning when three suspects were seen breaking into the vehicles.  19-year-old Tyler […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)- Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team report the arrest of a Houghton County man on felony drug charges. The 50-year-old Calumet man was arrested yesterday on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana.  Authorities also seized approximately one ounce of cocaine […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority officially dedicated the 12-mile section of the Iron Ore Heritage Trail connecting Marquette and Negaunee this afternoon. The ceremony was held today at the Negaunee Old Towne Park across from the Negaunee Senior Center. Officials say the $1.9 million project involved […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A coalition opposing wolf hunting in Michigan has launched a second petition drive aimed at banning the practice. The group Keep Michigan Wolves Protected is aiming to collect at least 225,000 signatures and submit them to the Secretary of State’s Office in March 2014 to qualify for […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post say a 14-year-old Kingsford boy was injured when the moped he was riding on collided with a car yesterday afternoon. Troopers say the boy was southbound on Hydraulic Falls Road in Breitung Township just after 2:30 p.m. central time when […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A woman charged with torturing and abusing her teenaged son in Delta County has been sentenced to up to 50 years in prison. 46-year old Susan Bardo of Escanaba was sentenced today to two concurrent sentences of 20-50 years in prison for torture and first-degree child abuse […]

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