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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources says a stream restoration and enhancement project on Warner Creek in Marquette County’s Richmond Township has been completed. The project is related to discovery of historical tailings settled at the bottom of the creek bed. The deposits in the creek and the surrounding wetlands […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters that applications for Michigan elk and bear hunting licenses are available now through June 1. There will be 200 elk licenses and 7,906 bear hunting licenses available for the 2013 hunting seasons. Only Michigan residents are eligible to apply […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill that would allow the state Natural Resources Commission to designate game species and set hunts for those species including wolves, is on its way to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk after the state House of Representatives gave final approval to the measure yesterday. Specifically, the bill […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State House committee has advanced a measure that significantly rewrites Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance law. The House Insurance Committee voted Thursday to send the legislation to the full House for consideration. Among other things, the bill repeals Michigan’s unlimited medical coverage for personal injuries in auto […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s spring commencement is set for tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. in the Superior Dome on campus. Robin Feuerman of Longwood, Fla., has been selected as the student speaker. She will receive a bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in human behavior. The keynote […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University’s Spring Commencement is at 10:30 a.m.tomorrow in the MacInnes Ice Arena on campus in Houghton. David Barnes, program director for IBM’s Emerging Technologies group, will be the featured speaker and will also receive an honorary doctorate of philosophy. At commencement, the University will honor […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette’s Parks and Recreation office is letting boaters know that the Presque Isle Marina and boat launch will be closed to the public beginning Monday until July 1. The closure is for the Presque Isle Marina Dredging Project, which is expected to last for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Weather problems are continuing today in the western portions of the Upper Peninsula. Gogebic County officials including the Road Commission, the Sheriff’s Department and Ironwood Public Safety have declared a snow emergency in their area. The snow emergency for Gogebic County is in effect until 6 a.m. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Department Of Transportation officials say they are monitoring routes across the U.P. heading into the weekend because of the rain and snow that is in the forecast, especially in the western U.P. Elsewhere, Business US-2 was closed in the city of Ironwood on Wednesday because of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A guilty verdict on all counts was handed down yesterday by a Gogebic County jury in the trial of Kenneth Peters of Bessemer. The 50-year-old Peters was convicted of first-degree murder, second-degree murder and second-degree vulnerable adult abuse in the death of his 79-year-old wife, Ethel Grzena-Peters. […]

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