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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette General Hospital CEO Gary Muller is praising the decision by Attorney General Bill Schuette to approve the proposed acquisition of Marquette General by Duke LifePoint Healthcare. Muller says the review was a critical milestone in the process, and the hospital is pleased to move forward with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It will be a busy Labor Day weekend on Michigan roads, despite gas prices of four-dollars per gallon or more. The expectation comes from “Triple-A Michigan,” which says more than 1.2 million Michigan residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says in order to make travel more convenient for the 1.2 million motorists expected to travel over the Labor Day weekend it’s removing lane restrictions and opening lanes on the majority of road construction projects. M-DOT says beginning at 3 p.m. Friday […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has approved the proposed sale of Marquette General Hospital to Duke LifePoint, LLC. According to a statement from the Attorney General’s office, an eight-person review team examined the proposed sale and Schuette retained an independent expert to value the hospital’s assets and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A judge has thrown out a drunk driving charge against an Upper Michigan State Police post commander. Lieutenant William Smith of the Gladstone post was arrested by Sault Ste. Marie police on July 7, after his personal vehicle ended up in a ditch and he refused field […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team report the arrest of four people in Menominee in two separate incidents. Detectives say a Menominee man was arrested on heroin charges and additional charges are being sought against a woman involved in the arrest. The second incident resulted […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a two car accident in Marquette Township yesterday evening that sent one woman to the hospital. The accident happened just before 8 P.M. at the intersection of US 41 West and County Road HQ.  24-year-old Lisa Rautiola of Marquette was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Drunk driving charges, against a Michigan State Police Post Commander arrested last summer in the eastern U.P., have been dropped. The case against Lt. William Smith was dismissed yesterday in Chippewa County court after the judge ruled the test used to determine Smith’s blood alcohol level was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees addressed a land issue at a special meeting held early today. According to a statement from the university, Board members voted 6-0 with one abstention to terminate agreements for “right of first refusal” and  maintenance and landscaping responsibilities that were part […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a two vehicle accident in Marquette Township yesterday evening that sent one woman to the hospital. The accident happened just before 8:00 P.M. at the corner of US–41 West and Wright Street. A woman driving a minivan was turning left […]

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