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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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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police say while Michigan traffic crashes and injuries were down in 2012, fatalities increased 5 percent over 2011 from 889 to 936. According to the department’s Criminal Justice Information Center, the number of traffic crashes fell 4 percent to 273,891 from 284,049 in 2011. Injuries were […]

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Severe Weather Updates and Schools Closings brought to you by POMP’S Tire 105 West Hampton Marquette. SCHOOL CLOSINGS for Tuesday, March 19, 2013   Ewen-Trout Creek Schools & Headstart Ontonagon Area Schools Tahquamenon Area Schools ALGER-LUCE-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTIES A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 AM EDT THURSDAY. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new statewide poll shows that US Congressman Gary Peters has a double-digit lead over any other talked-about candidate for the Democratic US Senate nomination. The poll was conducted by Main Street Strategies. It shows Peters with 25 percent of the vote. Former congressman Bart Stupak gets […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former US Congressman Bart Stupak is reportedly considering the idea of running for governor next year. But he’s made no final decision yet. Stupak told reporters last week that he’s “looking at” running. He retired from Congress in 2010. Reports say he is reviewing a number of […]

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