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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State House committee has advanced legislation that would provide $21 million state dollars for emergency dredging in Michigan waterways. The House Appropriations committee approved the funding Wednesday for public harbor spending at 49 locations statewide. The money would come from dollars available in the General Fund […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Legislature is moving quickly in the effort to spend 21 million state dollars on emergency dredging in Michigan waterways. The House Appropriations committee approved the public harbor spending at 49 locations statewide Wednesday morning.  State House Republican Joe Haveman calls it a “necessary step to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Troopers and detectives from the Michigan State Police, Munising Detachment investigated a Home Invasion and Armed Robbery incident which occurred Tuesday morning at approximately 5:30 at a residence on County Road 440 in Autrain Township. Alan Myron, 19 of Alger County, was assaulted and rendered incapacitated at […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire fighters were called out to a house fire Tuesday night in Sawyer. Forsyth and Sands Township Fire Departments got the call just after 9 p.m. An apparent grease fire was contained to the kitchen in the house but the rest of the home suffered from smoke […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools are seeking to renew their operational millage that expires in 2014. Proposal A, passed in 1994 and accounting for up to one third of the operating budget, allows school districts to charge up to 18 mills on all non-homestead properties. The millage […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post are on the lookout for a man and a woman involved in a possible attempted kidnapping in Au Train Township. Police say at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, the pair knocked on a man’s door on Alger County Road 440 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation that would allow the public to touch and pose for photos with bear cubs has been given final approval in the Michigan Legislature this morning. The measure would amend Michigan’s Large Carnivore Act by letting patrons at certain animal care facilities come into direct contact with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a traffic accident yesterday afternoon in Ishpeming Township. The accident happened when an unknown vehicle was southbound on County Road 587 at the Cooper Lake Cutoff around 2 p.m. and crossed into the path of a northbound vehicle driven by 22-year-old […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is hosting a public hearing this evening in Marquette. The meeting is being held in response to Rio Tinto’s proposed changes to their Eagle Mine permit dealing with air quality on the Yellow Dog Plains. The hearing starts at 5 p.m. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has announced that it is expecting to idle its Wabush Pointe Noire pellet plant in Quebec by the end of the second quarter of this year. The shut down is due to high production costs and lower pellet premium pricing which is expected to […]

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