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Meth Lab Discovered In Forsyth Towsnhip

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police and the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are reporting the recent discovery an active meth lab in Gwinn. Police responded to a residence on the 300 block of Quail Street last Wednesday morning for a possible meth lab. The person who made the report […]

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IRS Tax Day Phone Scams Continuing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As tax day approaches, authorities say IRS-based phone scams are continuing. Police in the Copper Country say they have been receiving reports of recent calls being made to individuals by people claiming to be police officers working for the IRS and that the victim may be arrested […]

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Two Rescued From Lake Superior Ice In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette authorities rescued two people off of the ice yesterday on Lake Superior near Presque Isle Park. Rescuers were called out after 6:30 last night on a report of two people stranded on a large piece of breakaway ice about 500 yards from shore on Middle Bay. […]

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Cliffs Names New Chief Financial Officer

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has named its current Executive Vice President of Business Development, P. Kelly Tompkins, as it’s new Executive V.P. & Chief Financial Officer. Tompkins replaces Terrance Paradie who resigned to work for another company. The company’s current Executive Vice President of Seaborne Iron Ore, Clifford […]

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Riverside Marquette Hosting Blood Drive Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – A special event is coming up early next month at Riverside Marquette to help fill area blood banks. Riverside Marquette GM Paul Halbur joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for Riverside Thursday with the details. Halbur explained that there will be a blood drive […]

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Prison For Phoenix Man On U.P. Marijuana Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Phoenix man has been sentenced for marijuana trafficking into the U.P. 45-year-old Pedro Kobasic was sentenced to just over seven years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release. He was convicted of conspiracy to distribute more than 50 kilos of marijuana after […]

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Ishpeming Woman Sentenced For Cocaine

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman has been sentenced to over 12 years in federal prison on cocaine charges. 32-year-old Rachel Hanson of Ishpeming was sentenced on a charge of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. During sentencing, Hanson, a mother of three, was determined to be a […]

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Marquette Man Charged With Police Standoff

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arrested and charged in connection with a police standoff in north Marquette earlier this month. 28-year-old Christian Nutini was arrested on a two-count warrant stemming from the incident at his residence on the 2300 block of Presque Isle Avenue last Tuesday morning. […]

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Marquette Schools Receive Safety Grant

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools have received a Michigan State Police grant for increasing safety in the district. MAPS will receive $55,118 for an alert system project. The money comes from the Competitive School Safety Grant Program, which is intended to enhance public safety, by reducing and […]

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U.P. Lawmakers Praise Economic Zone Approval

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson and State Representative John Kivela are thanking the Michigan Strategic Fund Board for final approval of a specialized economic development zone in the U.P. The creation of the Next Michigan Superior Trade Zone covering the central U.P. was approved when Governor Rick Snyder […]

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