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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fines have been announced against Enbridge Energy over the oil spill in the Kalamazoo River in lower Michigan back in 2010. Final fines of 61-million dollars have been levied by the EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice for the 843-thousand gallons of oil that spilled into […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters in the City of Marquette responded to a garage fire this morning. The fire was called in around 7:30 am at 337 Fisher Street. Fire crews arriving on the scene found smoke coming from the garage eaves, window and door openings. The fire was contained to […]

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Marquette County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Traffic Safety Board are working to determine the cause of the crash of a small plane last night in Marquette County that killed two people. It happened just after 8:00 p.m. in Ely Township, near a grassy […]

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Grand Marais, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash yesterday in Alger County. Authorities say it happened around 11:30 a.m. on M-77 near Grand Marais when a southbound pickup truck crossed the center line and hit a northbound SUV head-on. The driver of the pickup, a 26-year-old […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Duke LifePoint have announced the CEO of UP Health System-Marquette is resigning. According to a statement from DLP, W. Trent Crable has decided to step down from his position as CEO and take some time off for personal reasons. His last day at the hospital […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission is letting drivers know of a series of delays today and tomorrow on County Road 550. Crews are working on bridge approaches on County Road 550 and the Triple-A road. Intermittent delays are expected through tomorrow and drivers need to slow down […]

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Gogebic County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder toured areas of Gogebic County in the western Upper Peninsula this morning to survey damage caused by a tornado and strong storms last week. Late last week, Snyder declared the county a disaster area and the state activated an emergency operations center after […]

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post responded to a traffic crash last evening in Chippewa County. Troopers were called out to the intersection of M-129 and 3 Mile Road in Soo Township around 6:20 p.m. on a report of a three-vehicle crash. Two […]

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park are asking hikers to avoid some areas damaged by recent storms. Visitors should stay away from the mouths of the Big and Little Carp rivers along the Lake Superior Trail until damage from torrential rains and flooding can be […]

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Iron County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Iron County have recovered the body of a missing fisherman from an area lake. The Iron County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 56-year-old Brian Ernest Mennecke of Ames, Iowa was recovered from Hagerman Lake by divers from the Michigan State Police Dive Team. […]

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