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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post are reporting the arrest of two students at the Ewen-Trout Creek Schools on Criminal Sexual Conduct charges. The two suspects were arrested Monday and charged with 4th Degree CSC. The arrests came after an investigation by State Police into an alleged […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new copper mine has been granted permits to open in the western Upper Peninsula. The Department of Environmental Quality this week approved the final permits for the proposed Orvana Corporation Copperwood copper mine near Wakefield in Gogebic County. DEQ officials say the agreement includes several environmental […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One Upper Peninsula man is dead and another is behind bars after an alcohol-fueled stabbing over the weekend at an oil field camp in North Dakota. Reports say 31-year-old Ryan Anderson of Iron River is accused of stabbing 32-year-old Christopher King of Iron River early Sunday morning […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Winter storm warnings remain in effect for Ontonagon, Gogebic, Keweenaw, Houghton and Baraga counties until 8 p.m. today and Alger, Luce and Northern Schoolcraft counties through 8 a.m. tomorrow. Snow totals in the eastern U.P. by early Thursday will have the greatest accumulations north of M-28 and […]

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Severe Weather Updates and School Closings for Wednesday, 3/20/13 Finlandia University in Hancock Gogebic Community College – Copper Country Campus in Houghton Closed. Evening Classes decided at 2 p.m.All Houghton-Keweenaw County Schools Baraga & L’Anse Schools including Sacred Heart Arvon Township Ontonagon Schools Ewen-Trout Creek Schools & Headstart MTU Preschool in Houghton BHK Houghton-Keweenaw & […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the western U.P. are reporting the arrest of three Ironwood residents on drug charges. Officers with the Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics Team, or “GIANT” along with Ironwood Public Safety executed a search warrant around 1:30 a.m. central time today at a residence on Florence Street in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A coalition of Northern Michigan University Students is holding a final effort tomorrow on campus to gather signatures on a petition to save Michigan gray wolves from being hunted. Members of the NMU EarthKeepers II Student Team and the Native American Student Association will be gathering signatures […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at the Negaunee Post say two suspects have been identified in the investigation of a recent armed robbery and home invasion. The incident occurred early last Tuesday at a residence on County Road 440 in Alger County’s AuTrain Township. 19-year-old Allen Miron was beaten by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Winter storm warnings are in effect for Ontonagon, Gogebic, Keweenaw, Houghton and Baraga counties until 8 p.m. tomorrow and Alger, Luce and Northern Schoolcraft counties through 8 a.m. Thursday. Heavy lake effect snow will develop through Wednesday night. Snow totals in the eastern U.P. by early Thursday […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law legislation that overhauls Michigan Blue Cross and Blue Shield, which allows it to convert into a mutual insurance company. The plan includes a commitment by the company to contribute nearly $1.6 billion worth of investments over the next 18 years […]

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