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Green Bay, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Green Bay, Wisconsin police are continuing search efforts for an escaped prisoner from Houghton. Police located a stolen, gray 1995 Subaru Legacy that 34-year-old John Saatio was seen driving on the city’s west side Saturday morning. Saatio was last seen on a surveillance video from a […]

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Newberry, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a road resurfacing project today in the eastern U.P. The week-long project will involve sealing pavement cracks along approximately 46 miles of M-28 from M-221 to M-123 in Chippewa and Luce counties. The project will require intermittent lane closures under […]

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Delta County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident last night in Delta County. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the accident around 6:45 p.m. on County 513 T Road near the Little Bay de Noc Campground. Reports say a vehicle, driven by 85-year-old Orville Pederson of Rapid River, […]

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. state lawmakers introduced several bills yesterday in Lansing continuing efforts to curb meth production. State Representative John Kivela of Marquette and Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba introduced legislation in both chambers creating a misdemeanor crime concerning meth production that gives prosecutors the option of charging a […]

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Delta County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County authorities have identified the victim in a fatal two vehicle accident this week near Schaffer that also injured eight other people. The Delta County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old John Miron of Bark River was killed in the accident on E.5 Road, north of M-69, […]

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Alger County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have released an update about an accident involving a semi-truck and a minivan yesterday in Alger County’s Autrain Township. The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. on M-94 near Forest Lake Road when a westbound minivan, driven by 47-year-old David Rinker […]

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former U.S. Postal Service mail carrier in Manistique has been indicted on charges of mail destruction. According to a statement from U.S. Attorney Patrick Miles, Sarah Jane Paradise allegedly did not deliver Standard A Mail, which is bulk business mail in Manistique from March 2013 until […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved a 3.2 percent tuition increase for the upcoming academic year. University officials say the increase factored in enrollment projections, increased utility expenses, contract obligations and other inflationary costs. The increase makes the annual cost for full-time resident undergraduates […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department is receiving a federal grant for purchase of specialized firefighting equipment. The grant of just over $64,000 will be used by the department to buy 12 self-contained breathing apparatuses. The grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters […]

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech University is lowering a previously passed tuition increase in response to higher education appropriations in the new state budget. Officials made the change following approval of a 1.6 percent increase in state funding for the Houghton university. The new budget, signed this week by the […]

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