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Delta & Marquette Co. Cops Investigate Robberies

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety Detectives are working in conjunction with the Marquette County Sheriff’s Detectives investigating the possible link between this morning’s armed robberies in Marquette County and one yesterday in Delta County. The Quality Inn and Suites in the City of Escanaba was robbed by two men […]

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Snyder Visits Marquette On U.P. Tour

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder will be in Marquette today as part of his current tour across the U.P. He will be speaking at a ceremony this afternoon at 4:30 celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. The event is being held at the city’s […]

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Escanaba Motel Robbed Overnight

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety is investigating an armed robbery at an area hotel early this morning. Officers were called to the Quality Inn and Suites on North Lincoln Road around 12:30 a.m. Reports say two masked men had entered the motel, demanded money from the front desk clerk […]

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Structure Fire In Ishpeming

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Fire Department was called out to a structure fire last night. Firefighters were called to 712 E. Empire Street around 10:30 p.m. and found moderate smoke coming from an attached garage. The building had light smoke in three apartments which were ventilated by firefighters. Ishpeming […]

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Meth Lab Discovered In Big Bay Campground

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Big Bay, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team and State Police from the Negaunee Post investigated a suspected meth lab at Perkins Park Campground in Big Bay yesterday. Troopers were at the campground investigating an assault at a nearby store. They found the assault suspect at […]

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“Do It For Daniel” Documentary Premieres This Weekend

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Premiere events for the documentary film “Do It For Daniel” are happening this weekend in Ishpeming. The film tells the story of Daniel Olson, an all-state athlete from Ishpeming High School who ended his life in 2012 after a lengthy battle with depression. Daniel’s father, Ishpeming Hematite […]

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Long-Distance U.P. Phone System Problems Fixed

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at Regional Dispatch in Negaunee say telephone outages that were being reported yesterday over a wide area of the U.P. have been repaired. The service outages appear to have been isolated to long distance calls via land lines. Authorities say that 9-1-1 service and […]

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Marquette Streets Closing Due To Bike Race

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is reminding motorists of a series of street closures going into effect tomorrow morning for the annual “Ore to Shore” Mountain Bike Race. Starting at 6 a.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard, and Powder Mill Road from County Road 550 […]

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Poverty Island Wildfire Continues To Burn

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Garden, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials say the Poverty Island Wildfire is about 60-percent contained. The fire has been burning since late June on the 200 square-acre island off of the Garden Peninsula in Lake Michigan. The fire appears to have started from a lightning strike and has burned over 125 acres. […]

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Phone System Problems Reported Across U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at Regional Dispatch in Negaunee say telephone outages are being reported today over a wide area of the U.P. The outages appear to be isolated to long distance calls. Attempts to place a long distance call results in a “fast busy” signal and then an […]

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