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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The DNR says efforts to conduct its bi-annual aerial moose population survey in the U.P. have been hampered by unusual winter weather. The survey is conducted every other January with crews flying over prime moose range in Baraga, Iron and Marquette counties. The crews count moose sighted […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post responded to a snowmobile-logging truck accident yesterday afternoon in Gogebic County. The accident happened just before 2 o’clock central time on M-28 near Hopkins Road just east of Wakefield in Wakefield Township. Troopers say 57-year-old Jeff Shuelke of Leganon, Wisconsin was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates rose in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in December. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment levels decreased in most regions over the month, while labor force levels increased in the majority of areas. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bicycle and off-road vehicle tires may soon have a new surcharge attached by the state. A state lawmaker is looking into the idea of putting a new surcharge on tires, including bicycle tires and off-road vehicles, to help raise revenue for road and bridge maintenance in Michigan. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Senate Democrats are already at work trying to repeal the state’s new right-to-work laws. Senate Democrat Hoon Hopgood announced yesterday that he has submitted for introduction bills to repeal right-to-work laws. Hopgood says the people of Michigan were completely shut out of the legislative process with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State wildlife officials say the 2012 hunting season saw only one fatality in the 15 incidents reported to the Department of Natural Resources, making it the safest season in the last five years. While there were three fewer incidents reported in 2011, there were five fatalities in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General Hospital, is in critical need of o-negative blood throughout Upper Peninsula. Blood Center officials say if you haven’t donated in the last 8 weeks, please take the time to give the gift of life.  In the Marquette […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A man involved in a Munising Township armed robbery was sentenced yesterday in Alger County District Court. 30-year-old Israel Velez of Chicago, Illinois was sentenced to 25 to 60 years in prison for his part in the home invasion and armed robbery of a man at his […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say one woman was injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident on M-95 yesterday. Troopers say the 36-year-old Kingsford woman was southbound on M-95 yesterday afternoon near Republic when she lost control of her vehicle on an icy patch as she was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 108th District State Representative Ed McBroom has introduced legislation to modify the Michigan Merit Curriculum to allow for more options in career and vocational training for high school students. The Dickinson County Republican says the current one-size-fits-all state curriculum forces students on a path that may not […]

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