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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two projects in Marquette County are included in The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund recommendations for recreation development and land acquisition. The agency’s board of trustees recently recommended to the Michigan Legislature that 76 recreation development projects and land acquisitions totaling 23.5 million dollars be funded in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has named Michigan Natural Resources Commission member J.R. Richardson of Ontonagon as commission chair, effective immediately. NRC Commissioner Tim Nichols of Cadillac has resigned as chair but will continue to serve the commission as a full member. The NRC, a seven-person public body whose […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A longtime fixture on the Keweenaw waterway and Lake Superior that has carried passengers and supplied fuel to Isle Royale National Park for over 50 years can continue to operate. Under a provision authored by Michigan Senator Carl Levin in the Coast Guard reauthorization bill, the National […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University in Marquette have released some preliminary information from its investigation of the drowning of freshman soccer player on campus late last month. 18-year-old Arianna Alioto was discovered in the university pool on November 30, after a team workout in the facility. Director […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Munising Detachment responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday morning on M-28 about one mile west of Munising in Alger County. The accident happened around 7:35 a.m. when a westbound car, driven by 25-year-old Sarah Gunderson of Thompson, North Dakota, was struck by an […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police arrested eight people on Wednesday after they refused to leave Governor Rick Snyder’s Marquette office. Authorities say ten people met with the office director who answered their questions for about two hours and then told them that the office would be closed at 5 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Republican-led state House yesterday, over the objections of minority Democrats, passed new Emergency Manager legislation. Under the plan that passed on a party-line vote, struggling local governments would have four options to get out of financial distress: emergency management; a consent agreement; mediation; or Chapter 9 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate yesterday passed controversial abortion bills. Under the legislation, doctors would be required to determine if a woman was coerced into having an abortion, abortion clinics would have to be licensed and it would require that fetuses be disposed of in the same way as […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Alger County are reporting a two-vehicle accident this morning that claimed the life of one person. The accident happened around 7:30 this morning on M-28 near the Holiday Inn Express Hotel just west of Munising. The stretch of roadway is commonly referred to as Forest […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to an early morning shooting incident in the city. Officers were called to 518 Fisher Street around 5:30 a.m. on a report of a female who was the victim of a gunshot. The woman, who’s name has not been released, was taken to […]

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