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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 O-negative and O-positive blood throughout all of their service areas in the Upper Peninsula. The need is high in Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock, Iron Mountain and Sault Ste. Marie.  Blood Center staff […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Park Service is starting a new planning process about the use of personal watercrafts on Lake Superior within the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The new process is needed after a federal court ruling issued in 2010.  The Park Service prepared a previous regulation to allow […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Delta County man who ran a stolen vehicle into the headquarters of the Gladstone Public Safety Department in August appeared in court yesterday on a series of related charges. 33-year-old Robert Anderson of Gladstone was in Delta County Circuit Court on charges of vehicle theft, possession […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dickinson County authorities say an Iron Mountain man was severely burned this week when a suspected meth lab exploded in his home. Police were called to Dickinson County Memorial Hospital Tuesday night on a report of a man being admitted with severe chemical burns on his body. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder is weighing in on the first presidential debate. Snyder says while the debate highlighted many challenges facing our nation that are also concerns in the state; Michigan is proof that these challenges can be overcome. The Governor says Michigan is an excellent role model […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities are continuing the investigation into an attempt to smuggle illegal drugs into Marquette Branch Prison. State Police from the Negaunee Post and correction department officials say a woman attempted to throw a package containing illegal drugs over a fence to an inmate in a lower security […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Target stores could help Michigan State Police in the event of a major disaster in the state. Reports say the Minneapolis-based retailer recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Michigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division. Michigan State Police spokeswoman Nicole Lisbeth says the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is reminding residents they have a week to register to vote in the November 6 general election. The deadline is Tuesday, October 9.  Voters may register by mail, at their county, city or township clerk’s office, or by visiting any Secretary of […]

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                MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A recently awarded federal grant is being used to establish a 320 acre community forest in Houghton County’s Portage Township. The Department of Natural Resources worked with the grant recipient, the Keweenaw Land Trust, to secure funding from the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Garden man will go to trial later this year for running down an ice fisherman from Marquette last winter in Delta County. 27-year old Douglas Barbeau of Garden faces charges of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and failure to stop […]

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