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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State Senator who’s district covers Mackinac and Chippewa counties has announced that he will not run for re-election in 2014. Traverse City Republican Howard Walker cited family reasons in his choice not to seek another term in office. In a statement released yesterday Walker said he […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s time for a move in Marquette Township. Township offices will be relocating to the new Township Hall/Community Center over this weekend.  Township officials say as of 8 a.m. this upcoming Monday, all Township office services will be in operation at the new facility at 1000 Commerce […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of items from an area cemetery. Solar lights, planted shrubs, and an engraved lighted bench at the West Branch Cemetery have been reported stolen by officials of West Branch Township. The Sheriff’s Office is looking for help from […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Alger County are reporting a two-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon on H-58 that claimed the lives of a Grand Marais couple. State Police from the Munising Detachment say 83-year-old Robert Pine, and his 79-year-old wife Lucy, were killed when the vehicle he was driving north on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police are encouraging residents to be cautious if they are approached by someone in their neighborhood who is selling magazine subscriptions. The department says they have been receiving calls about door-to-door magazine sellers and the police cannot vouch for the validity of these offers and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The name of the man arrested yesterday by State Police at the Negaunee Post following an early-morning high-speed chase has been released. 22-year-old Robert Tyler Johnson of Wilson was charged with Fleeing & Eluding Police and Operating While Intoxicated after a chase that started around 4 a.m. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Mackinaw City Village Council is not quite ready to make a decision on the proposed casino by the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians. At their last meeting, the village fathers announced they will wait until the new tribal officials take office later this month. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is collaborating with the Rail Transportation Program at Michigan Tech and the Tioga Group, Inc. in two separate studies that investigate the potential toward better use of rural rail lines in Northern Michigan. Essential to this process is an understanding of the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled that local governments can set limits on alcohol sales through zoning regulations. The court issued its opinion yesterday (Wednesday) upholding a Bloomfield Township zoning regulation that set limits on package alcohol sales at gas stations as being permissible under state […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post report the arrest of a 22-year-old Escanaba man following an early-morning high-speed chase today. The man was charged with Fleeing & Eluding Police and Operating While Intoxicated after a chase that lasted about 25 minutes. Troopers attempted to stop the man […]

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