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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 2012 firearm deer season wrapped up late last week, and the Department of Natural Resources says hunter reports from around the state have been mostly positive. Into the first few days of the firearm season, the number of individuals that purchased a deer license was up […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Matt Huuki participated in a bill-signing ceremony with Governor Rick Snyder for his new law to better protect children and senior citizens by allowing Michigan’s public transit service providers to perform full background checks on prospective drivers. Huuki’s legislation allows private and public […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn one of its formal objections to a controversial road project in Marquette County. The EPA sent the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality a letter this week withdrawing an earlier objection about the assessment of possible alternatives to the County Road 595 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming City Police responded to a four-vehicle traffic accident late yesterday afternoon that injured  three people. The accident happened around 4:45 p.m. yesterday at US-41 and Lakeshore when a westbound 2000 Buick LeSabre, driven by a 24-year-old South Range woman, ran a red light on US-41 and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Township Board will be holding a public hearing on the proposed township operating budget for Fiscal Year 2013 tonight. The public hearing will be held at the Township Community Center on this evening at 5 p.m. The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Legislature appears poised to approve a measure allowing for limited hunting of gray wolves in the state. The measure establishes wolves as a game animal, and gives the Michigan Natural Resources Commission the power to create a wolf hunting season, if it so chooses. Some […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This is National Influenza Vaccination Week and the Michigan Department of Community Health is recommending that everyone in Michigan 6 months and older get a flu shot. Health officials say national estimates show roughly 42 percent of people over the age of six months got a flu […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police are looking for an Upper Peninsula couple accused of passing bad checks in the Calumet area. 32-year-old Christina Gagnon of Calumet and 40-year old Raymond Ojala Junior of Hubbell are being sought for questioning in the ongoing criminal investigation. The two were last seen on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police say two people have been arrested after several businesses in downtown Escanaba were vandalized with spray paint Monday night. According to reports, a male and female, both from Escanaba, were scheduled to be arraigned in Delta County District Court for malicious damage of property. Businesses that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Plans for a copper and silver mine in the western Upper Peninsula have been revised. The Department of Environmental Quality announced that Orvana Minerals has withdrawn and resubmitted its application for a wetlands, inland lakes and streams permit needed to construct the Copperwood Mine north of Wakefield […]

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