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Two U.P. Murder Trials Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A pair of closely-watched murder trials are underway today in Upper Michigan. Opening statements were made this morning in the trials of 49-year-old Gregory Ihander in Menominee County and 34-year-old Kelly Cochran in Iron County. Ihander is charged with the murder of his former girlfriend, 43-year-old Jolene […]

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MQT City Commission OK’s Plan To Cut Energy Costs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved an effort to cut city-wide energy expenses. At their regular meeting last night in Marquette, the commission voted 5-2 to negotiate an agreement with Johnson Controls to conduct an efficiency study of city-owned buildings and facilities as well as systems such […]

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Ford Airport Adding Flight To Detroit

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Kingsford, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Travelers in the south-central U.P. will soon have an option for getting to Detroit. Officials with the Ford Airport in Kingsford say service with a non-stop flight to Detroit is beginning later this week. The daily afternoon flight will depart at 4:30 p.m., central time. Airport officials […]

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Power Outage In Chocolay Township Sunday

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Board of Light and Power says a problem with a circuit recloser near the M-DOT Welcome Center on US-41 in Harvey was the cause of a power outage that lasted for several hours yesterday. Residents in the Harvey area in Chocolay Township say the […]

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Ironwood Home Damaged In Weekend Fire

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ironwood home sustained damage in a fire Saturday night that appears to have been started by a space heater. Firefighters were called to 357 East Houk Street about 9:00 p.m., central time. Reports say the fire started near an outlet in the kitchen of the home […]

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One Hurt In Marquette Twp. Traffic Crash

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash Friday night in Marquette Township. It happened just after 7:00 pm at the intersection of US-41 and Commerce Drive when an eastbound vehicle on US-41, driven by 21-year-old Eliza Groll of Marquette, went through a red light […]

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Marquette City Commission Set To Discuss Energy Savings Plan For The City

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight in Marquette. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the meeting’s agenda. Angeli said the commission is scheduled to hear an update on a project launching an online […]

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School Closings & Delays For Wednesday, 02/08/17

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Inclement weather across the central U.P. has resulted in several school closings and delays today. Here is our latest list: Gwinn Schools & Headstart – Closed Ishpeming Schools & Headstart – Closed Marquette Area Schools & Headstart – Closed Marquette-Alger RESA – Closed Negaunee Schools – Closed […]

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Exploratory Drilling Underway At Porkies State Park

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Gogebic County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Exploratory drilling for copper has begun on a portion of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Gogebic County. The drilling is being done on a 1-mile-square piece of property situated along the westernmost edge of the park. The D-N-R issued a use permit to Orvana […]

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Delta County Rollover Injures Two People

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident last night just before 11:00 o’clock on US-2 near the Highland Golf Club in Ford River Township. An eastbound vehicle driven by a 54-year-old Escanaba woman crossed the center line and struck a westbound vehicle driven by […]

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