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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The long-term future of the Empire Mine in Marquette County is not looking positive. Speaking in Marquette this morning, Cliff’s Natural Resources Chair, President and CEO Joseph Carrabba said work at the facility in Palmer will begin to decrease over the next year or two and will […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bell Hospital in Ishpeming has signed a letter of intent to be acquired by LifePoint Hospitals. In a statement released this morning, the hospital’s board says they will join with LifePoint to provide additional resources for the hospital to strengthen its operations and enhance the services it […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County firefighters responded to a structure fire yesterday morning that claimed the life of one man. The fire was reported around 4:15 a.m. at a mobile home on Osier 40th Road. Authorities say when firefighters arrived on the scene, the structure was fully engulfed in flames. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man is scheduled to go to trial in early August after entering a not guilty plea yesterday to a pair of methamphetamine charges. 31-year-old Todd Raymond Wentworth of Ishpeming entered the plea yesterday in Marquette County Circuit Court.  He is charged with one count […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities say road conditions were not a factor in a two-vehicle crash that slowed down traffic on US 41 in Ely Township yesterday morning. The accident happened around 8 a.m. at the intersection of US 41 and County Road 478 when a Dodge Ram pickup truck, driven […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow and joined Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa in writing legislation that will improve maternity care for women and newborns and reduce health care costs. The measure called the “Quality Care for Moms and Babies Act” is designed to hold Medicaid and the Children’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Home Health Care workers will no longer see union dues withheld from their subsidy checks from the state. Angela Mincuci of the Department of Community Health says the contract between the department and the SEIU Healthcare Michigan expired on February 28, so no payments made after that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Triple A Michigan reports that after going down at the beginning of last week and then up a few days later, the current statewide average price for a gallon of gas is just under $3.82. That’s down almost two cents from a week ago and more than […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country woman was injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident early yesterday morning. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says the accident happened on M-26 in Osceola Township around 6 a.m. Sunday. Authorities say she is a 21-year-old woman from Lake Linden who was southbound when she […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan will not be outsourcing food, health and mental health services in the Department of Corrections. State officials say they have determined that bids from those vendors do not translate to adequate savings. Under civil service rules, the state must save at least five […]

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