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DNR Hosting McLain State Park Planning Event

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR is holding an open house later this week to present three master plans to replace areas lost to lake erosion at McLain State Park in Houghton County. The park is off M-203 between Calumet and Hancock and features two miles of windswept Lake Superior […]

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Fed Funds For Gogebic County Possible

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Gogebic County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Federal funding could be coming to help repair roads in Gogebic County damaged by last month’s severe storms. State officials formally requested the assistance from the Federal Highway Administration’s Emergency Relief Program. The affected areas include portions of Lake Road along Lake Superior as well as […]

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New Trial Date Set In U.P. Murder Case

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Menominee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new trial date has been set for a Menominee man accused of stabbing a woman to death last year. 48-year-old Gregory Ihander is charged in the fatal stabbing of 43-year-old Jolene Eichhorn of Carney last September. Eichorn’s body was found in the trunk of her car […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up this evening. Commissioners will be holding public hearings on proposed changes to the city’s fireworks ordinance and the proposed six-year Capital Improvement Plan. They are also expected to take final action on hiring a lobbying firm to […]

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M-DOT Starts New Project In Delta County

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation has started up another U.P. road project today in Delta County. M-DOT is reconfiguring the US-2/Lakeshore Drive intersection in Gladstone. The new design will slow traffic as it leaves the highway as part of an effort to increase safety. Officials say the […]

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Documentary Film, “Do It For Daniel”, Set To Premiere In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Premiere events for the documentary film “Do It For Daniel” are happening soon in Marquette County. The film celebrates the life of a young man, Daniel Olson, who struggled with depression and ultimately succumbed to the condition. Daniel’s father, Ishpeming Hematites Head Football Coach Jeff Olson, joined […]

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Man Critically Injured In Swimming Incident

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person is reported in critical condition today after a swimming incident yesterday in Lake Michigan in Manistique. Rescuers were called out yesterday about a 10-year-old boy struggling to get to shore around 5:30 p.m. Authorities found three people in the water when they arrived on scene. […]

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Empire Mine Shutdown Continues

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Palmer, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Empire Mine in Palmer has ceased operations and over 300 salaried and hourly workers will be laid off later this month. Reports say the mine has gone into an indefinite idle state and a list of workers who will be laid off has been posted by […]

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Boy Injured At Pictured Rocks Released From Hospital

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downstate boy who was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after he fell and hit his head in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Wednesday night has been released from an area hospital. The 14-year-old Kalkaska boy fell just after 10:00 p.m. in the remote Coves Group […]

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Michigan Tech Board Meets In Houghton

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Tech Board of Trustees has a new Board Chair. At their regular summer meeting yesterday on the Houghton campus, Terry Woychowski assumed the helm as chair for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. The board also received a report on gifts to the Michigan Tech Fund, which […]

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