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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says there has been a slight increase in the number of deer license sales this year. The DNR says that overall deer license sales were about 2 percent higher entering this season than at the same time in 2011. Nearly 640,000 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources Incorporated has announced plans to curtail production next year at the Empire Mine in Marquette County. The curtailment, which is scheduled to begin early in the second quarter of 2013, is part of an overall plan by the company to match iron ore production […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three men are awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to trespassing and drunk and disorderly charges in connection with a recent incident on the north breakwall in the City of Marquette.  24-year-old John Pires of Mukwanago, Wisconsin, 24-year-old Ryan Doyle of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and 23-year-old Joseph Stieber of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a breaking and entering Sunday night at a Palmer business. The incident was reported around 10:40 p.m. at Fran’s Service Station when the owner was returning home and saw two men coming out of a basement window of the business […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a single-vehicle traffic accident north of Grimes Road on M-35 in Negaunee Township Sunday morning. Troopers say the driver of a southbound car lost control on the icy roadway just after 7 a.m., left the roadway and hit a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Helen Milliken, former Michigan first lady, has died.  She was 89. Millliken, wife of former Governor William Milliken, was Michigan’s longest serving first lady. Milliken was also known as a longtime supporter of womens rights and environmental issues.  Reports say she recently had been receiving hospice care […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – No injuries were reported in a garage fire yesterday afternoon in Manistique Township. Manistique Public Safety were called by one of the homeowners just before 4 p.m. about the fire at 5560W River Road.  The large pole building was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker has introduced legislation replacing a mix of several mining taxes with a single severance tax. State Representative Matt Huuki says he has introduced the bills so U.P. based mining companies could help create jobs and become stronger financially. According to Huuki, the legislation […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials are urging deer hunters to shoot feral swine while they are in the woods during the firearm season. Feral swine are defined as free-ranging wild pigs, not owned by any person.  State Veterinarian Dr. Steven Halstead says the animals may transmit disease to domestic pigs […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two new members to the Michigan Technological University Board of Control. Robert Jacquart, of Ironwood, and Linda Kennedy, of Troy, will serve on the eight-person governing body of the Houghton university. Jacquart is CEO of Jacquart Fabric Products, a textile designing and […]

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