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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A 54-year old man will stand trial in October for sexually molesting three young girls in the western U.P. Dennis Johnson is accused of having sexual contact with a six-year-old, an eight-year-old, and a 10-year-old at his home in Iron River between 2002 and 2010. He’s charged […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man was arraigned Monday for making terrorist threats. 28-year old James Bugg of Rapid River faces one count of attempted weapons/dangerous weapons – miscellaneous, for allegedly manufacturing a bomb or bombshell in a May 25 incident. Bugg was arrested Friday night without incident in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Residents in Negaunee Township are being advised that the Township Water Department has drained the elevated water tank along M-35 next to the Township Hall for inspection. The tank will be off line until this upcoming Monday, June 17th.  Residents may experience some water pressure fluctuations during […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission has begun a resurfacing project on a portion of County Road 550. The planned improvements are being done to an approximately three mile portion of the roadway from the Marquette City Limit to the Sugar Loaf Mountain parking area. Road Commission officials […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Police and Fire Departments were called out yesterday afternoon to rescue a woman after she jumped into Lake Superior from Black Rocks on Presque Isle. Police say they received the call at 3 p.m. of a swimmer in distress. The woman had been with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Almost 100 years after the freighter “Henry B. Smith” disappeared and sank during a November storm in Lake Superior, a group of shipwreck hunters thinks it has found the ship, and much of it is largely intact. The Duluth News Tribune is reporting the group found the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group of international visitors are coming to Marquette County this week from Finland. Delegates from Marquette’s Sister City of Kajaani, Finland, are visiting the region through the 18th. The Sotkamo Forest Owners will be here to study the forestry practices of the Upper Peninsula to compare […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight.  The agenda is mainly full of administrative matters that are standard for projects typically started around this time of year by the city. There are a pair of public hearings also scheduled that address changes to a pair […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation to assist those who rebuild structures lost to severe weather or natural disasters has been introduced by state Senator Tom Casperson. The legislation would clarify state law to ensure that those who lose homes or buildings to acts of God, such as wildfires, tornadoes, or floods, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Great Lakes Radio – Governor Rick Snyder has requested the President to declare a major disaster for the state of Michigan as a result of severe flood damage that occurred in 16 counties from April 16 to May 14. Upper Michigan counties covered under the request are Baraga, […]

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