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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new statewide poll shows that two Democrats in Michigan, including a former Upper Michigan lawmaker, are in a statistical dead heat with Governor Rick Snyder in head to head match-ups for next year’s governor’s race. However, the polling also shows that the public has largely never […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is appealing a federal judge’s decision blocking the tribe from moving forward on a plan for a proposed casino in downtown Lansing. U.S. District Judge Robert Jonker last month granted a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit brought by Michigan […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State wildlife officials say heavy late-winter snow will challenge the Upper Peninsula’s deer population. According to the Department of Natural Resources, although early winter snowfall in the U.P. was mild compared to the past few years, precipitation late in the season  resulted in above-average snow depths that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique has moved into its new facility on the city’s west side. The new building features increased handicap accessibility than the old one, and the rooms are more privatized for patients. Hospital officials say the old hospital will be torn down, but no […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University say William Vandament, the 10th president of NMU who served from 1991-1997, has passed away. Vandament died Saturday at his home in Signal Hill, California at the age of 81. Vandament had a long career as a university administrator. At Ohio State […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The city of Grand Rapids remains under a state of emergency due to flooding on the Grand River. Mayor George Heartwell made the declaration Saturday afternoon as the waters rose and the threat of severe flooding exists for the rest of this week after heavy rains a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists are getting a real jolt at the gas pumps this week. Triple-A reports that the current statewide average price is now almost $3.75 per gallon. That’s up more than 23 cents from a week ago. On the bright side, the average is still down nine […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Criminal charges have been authorized against the driver of a pickup truck who caused a three vehicle accident in February in Ontonagon County. Charges against 17-year-old Zachary Seld of Rockland include one count of Operating While Intoxicated Causing Serious Injury. The charge is a felony punishable by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a three-vehicle accident Saturday morning in Marquette Township at the intersection of US-41 and County Road HQ near the Walmart store. The accident happened around 10 a.m. when a westbound 2001 Mercury, driven by Sandra Borden of Bark River ran a […]

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Iron County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident yesterday morning that injured one person. The accident was reported just before 7 a.m. Central time near Sunset Shores in Iron County’s Bates Township.  Residents called authorities after they heard a loud crash in the area.  Deputies found the vehicle crashed into a tree and the […]

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