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Latest U.P. Wolf Hunt Numbers Released By DNR

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says a total of fifteen wolves have been killed in the first two weeks of Michigan’s first wolf hunt since the animals were removed from the endangered species list. The hunt is scheduled to run until December 31st or until a total […]

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M-DOT Approves DNR Pilot Plan For ORV’s On State Roads

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The first connector routes proposed by the Michigan DNR to allow off-road vehicles to travel in the rights of way and some shoulders of state highways, have been approved by the M-DOT. Twelve routes in the U.P. were chosen as pilot locations and the routes were established […]

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State Police Advocate Safe Holiday Driving Around Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – During this Thanksgiving weekend, the Michigan State Police are reminding motorists to make safety a priority during their holiday travel. MSP troopers will join their counterparts from across the country in the international traffic safety initiative, Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort). As part of Operation C.A.R.E., […]

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Triple-A Predicts Thanksgiving Travel Number Drop

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Triple-A projects 43.4 million Americans are traveling 50 miles or more from home during this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, which marks a decrease of 1.5 percent from the 44 million people who traveled last year. This decrease falls just shy of last Thanksgiving’s four-year peak since the recession-driven […]

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Casperson “Rusty Plate” Bill Signed Into Law

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – No longer would you see rusted out and unreadable license plates from Michigan under a bill sponsored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker signed into law yesterday by Governor Rick Snyder. The measure requires drivers to get a new license plate every ten years at a cost of […]

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Ford Motor Company Announces Lincoln Recall

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Owners of 2013 models of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid will be receiving a recall notice soon. Ford Motor Company is recalling around 73-hundred of the vehicles to reprogram the powertrain control module. The company says the cars involved in the recall may not need to have the […]

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Marquette County Woman Injured In Rollover Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday evening in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 5:15 last night on County Road 492 just east of the Morgan Meadows Road. A westbound car, driven by 48-year-old Trina Ruokola of Ishpeming went out control on […]

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Ford Motor Company Issues SUV Recall

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –    Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 161-thousand 2013 Ford Escape SUVs worldwide because of a potential fire risk. Nearly 140-thousand of those are in the United States. The recall applies to the SUVs with one-point-six liter engines because of the possibility of overheating and underhood […]

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Lake Effect Snow Coming To Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee has issued a Lake Effect Snow Advisory for heavy lake effect snow which is in effect from 7 pm this evening to 3 pm est Wednesday. Scattered lake effect snow showers will increase in coverage and intensity this evening as northwest […]

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Marquette County Communities Seek State Funds

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Marquette County municipalities are currently seeking funding from a state program for various storm and wastewater projects. The cities of Marquette and Negaunee are looking for a portion of 97 million dollars in money for storm water, asset management and wastewater projects. The money comes from […]

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