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Empire Mine Closure Averted For Now

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has announced a deal that will extend the life of the Empire Mine. The revised commercial agreement agreement with ArcelorMittal USA Inc. will supply iron ore pellets through the end of Jan. 2017, with an option to extend the agreement for one year. Cliffs […]

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School Closings And More For Thursday, 2/27/14

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan State Police have closed M-28 between Harvey and Munising until further notice. This is due to reduced visbility from high winds causing blowing and drifting of snow. High wind warnings are posted on the Mackinac Bridge until further notice. Wind Chill Warning posted for the […]

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Marquette County IRS Phone Scam Reported

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents about a telephone scam making the rounds in Marquette County. The calls are coming to resident’s homes on land line telephones with a 202 Washington, D.C. area code and the caller is claiming to be with the Internal […]

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Unlawful Imprisonment Trial Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The trial is underway in Marquette County for two Ishpeming men accused of kidnapping two women last summer, and holding them prisoner. Prosecutors say 43-year-old Jason Sadowski and 65-year-old Charles Cope imprisoned the women in the basement of Sadowski’s martial arts studio in Ishpeming. One of the […]

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GM Expands Recall Of Passenger Vehicles

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – General Motors is expanding its recall of compact cars due to an ignition problem that is being connected to 13 deaths. The recall now affects nearly one-point-four million vehicles.  In addition to nearly 800-thousand Chevrolet Cobalts and Pontiac G5 cars that were recalled earlier this month, GM […]

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Houghton County Authorities Investigate Death

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in the Copper Country are continuing their investigation into a fire last Friday evening that resulted in the death of a 50-year-old man. Officers were called to a home in Hancock after a woman told them her boyfriend had assaulted her. The woman said she had […]

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State Police Trooper Shooter Found Guilty

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A jury in downstate Ludington has found the man charged with shooting and killing a Michigan State Police Trooper in West Michigan last year guilty. The jury took just two hours yesterday to convict 20-year-old Eric Knysz of Luther of first degree murder and other charges in […]

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Cold Weather To Continue Over U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township has issued a Wind Chill Warning for the Central and Western U.P. The warning is in effect from 3:00 am to Noon eastern time tomorrow. Wind chills of 30 to 40 below zero are expected overnight tonight into Thursday. […]

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Soo Tribe Lansing Casino On Hold

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A proposed tribal casino in Lansing is going to have to wait for a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a case involving a Northern Michigan casino. The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals yesterday granted Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s request to temporarily ban the Sault Ste. […]

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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Critical Need

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is currently in critical need of A-positive, A-negative, O-negative and B-negative blood throughout their Upper Peninsula service area. The need is high in Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock, Iron Mountain and Sault Ste. Marie. All blood donated at the […]

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