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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds potential land buyers that 27 parcels of state-owned land in three Michigan counties are currently for sale by sealed bid auction. The auction runs through Thursday, May 2. Details on properties in Manistee, Menominee and Newaygo Counties are available for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County has received nearly $3 million in federal funds to allow for a major expansion of their facility in Marquette. During an exclusive interview today with YMCA of Marquette County CEO Lisa Coombs-Gerou and U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, they announced a $2,997,000 Rural […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters were called out to a house fire in Negaunee early this morning. The fire was reported just after 4 a.m. at a home at 114 East County Road. Firefighters arriving on scene found smoke coming from the roof of the structure and the fire was located […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – About a hundred supporters of “Keeping Michigan Wolves Protected” gathered on the State Capitol steps yesterday to protest to legislation that would block a public referendum on whether there should be a wolf hunt in Michigan. Doctor John Vucetich, Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Michigan Tech, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A southern Michigan brewery is looking to expand into the Upper Peninsula. According to reports, Bell’s Brewery has offered to buy more than 3 acres of land in the Whitetail Industrial Park in Escanaba for $35,000. The Escanaba City Council will discuss the possible sale during a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Republican-controlled Michigan House of Representatives has deleted language from next year’s proposed budget that would have financially penalized school districts, universities, community colleges and local governments if they approved union labor agreements before the Right to Work law took effect. Wayne State University, among others had […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Democrat Debbie Dingell says she won’t be making a bid for the U.S. Senate seat Carl Levin will vacate in 2014. Dingell, who’s married to Congressman John Dingell of Dearborn and serves on Wayne State’s Board of Governors, had been considering running for several weeks. Even though […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A liberal state lawmaker from Ann Arbor will formally introduce legislation today to decriminalize the recreational use of marijuana in Michigan. State House Democrat Jeff Irwin says his proposal would make the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana a civil infraction rather than a crime. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police say more than 400 motorists were arrested for drunk driving during a recent statewide crackdown. Law enforcement officers from 155 agencies in 26 counties arrested 433 motorists for drunk driving during the three-week crackdown from March 13 to April 8. Of those arrested, 72 were […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Helicopter crews have been patrolling electric transmission lines in the U.P. this week looking for any for damage or other issues. American Transmission Company says the helicopter crews are inspecting the entire transmission system by flying approximately 10 feet above the wires. The patrols are expected to […]

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