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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The results are in for all of the sled dog races from this past weekend. The winner of the UP200 was Ryan Anderson of Ray, Minnesota.  This marks his 4th consecutive win of the UP200. Second place went to Keith Aili, also of Ray, Minnesota, and third […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office investigated a weekend pickup truck-pedestrian accident in Chocolay Township. The accident happened around 9 a.m. Saturday when an eastbound pickup, driven by a 25-year-old Harvey man, struck a female pedestrian on Lakewood Lane as she walked out onto the roadway in front […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Canadian National Railroad has donated $500,000 to Michigan Technological University’s Rail Transportation Program to create the CN Endowed Fellowship in Rail Transportation. This brings CN’s total funding to the program to $750,000.  Building on the CN Rail Transportation Education Center that opened in 2010, the endowment will […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police say authorities arrested 45 drunk drivers during a Super Bowl weekend drunk driving crackdown. The total includes 11 drivers arrested for a Blood Alcohol Content of .17 or higher under Michigan’s so-called Super Drunk Law. Sixty-five law enforcement agencies in 20 counties participated in the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man convicted in a fatal hit-and-run accident last July 4th in Marquette has been sentenced to prison. 30-year-old Luke Huotari of Gwinn was sentenced today to 18 months to five years in prison for two felony counts of failure to stop at the scene […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Carl Levin  has joined a bipartisan group of senators from Great Lakes states in urging the Army Corps of Engineers to allocate expedited funding to help the Great Lakes recover from damage caused from Hurricane Sandy. The senators say gale force winds caused damage to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The starts of the U.P. 200 and Midnight Run Sled Dog Races are set for tonight in downtown Marquette. The opening ceremonies are scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. with the first musher, Frank Moe from Bemidji, Minnesota, out of the chute at 6:50 p.m. The Midnight […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder’s proposal to increase the state’s gas tax by 14 cents and a 60 percent hike in driver registration fees as a way to pay for repairs to Michigan’s roads and bridges is likely off the table, according to the Senate Majority Leader. Senate Republican […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Any further Pure Michigan ads that include reference to Michigan’s new “right to work” law are on hold, according to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Speaking before a legislative committee in Lansing, MEDC Vice President Jim McBryde admits there was “tremendous reaction on both sides” regarding the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to a $29 million national settlement with Michigan and 28 other states over allegations it concealed safety issues related to unintended acceleration. Attorney General Bill Schuette says Michigan’s share of the settlement is nearly $1.7 million dollars.  Toyota must also provide additional […]

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