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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Coast Guard says a 110-foot barge has sunk in Lake Huron, spilling fuel and oil into the lake. Officials say the incident happened around 4:30 this morning when the commercial barge went down in stormy waters. A tug boat that was pushing the dredge, a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson is holding a series of informational meetings tomorrow on recent changes to state law regarding beach grooming. The Escanaba Republican will be meeting with interested members of the public starting at 8 a.m. at the Banquet Room of the Hampton Inn in Marquette.  […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s jobless rate edged up in June, compared to May. The state reports that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in June increased by one-tenth of a percentage point to 8.6 percent.  The Michigan jobless rate in June 2012 was two full percentage points below the state’s June […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Alger County man was arraigned yesterday on charges connected to the embezzlement of funds from the Manistique Moose Lodge. 56-year-old Ray Hayford of Wetmore was arraigned in 93rd District Court on four counts of forgery and one count of embezzlement of more than $1000 but less […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman was hospitalized yesterday when she was struck by a pickup truck when she was crossing a street in Ishpeming. The accident happened around noon yesterday on North Third Street near The U.S. Ski Hall of Fame when a 64-year-old woman from National Mine […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the Eastern Upper Peninsula say a section of M-28 in Chippewa County was closed for several hours due to an accident involving a semi-truck and three other vehicles. The accident was reported around 3:30 yesterday afternoon near the entrance to the Soldier Lake Campground.  A […]

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MARQUETTE, MI- (Great Lake Radio News) – There was another bomb threat in Detroit yesterday. This time it was at Comerica Park during the Tiger game against the Angels. Police say someone called 9-1-1 at eight p.m., making the threat. There were no evacuations, and an all-clear was issued by 11 p.m. Detroit police inspector […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Wildlife Conservancy has confirmed the presence of a cougar in southern Marquette County. A photograph of the cougar was taken in a cased and padlocked trail camera on private property on June 1st of this year. Officials with the M-W-C verified the trail camera’s location […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the western U.P. are reporting the arrest of a suspect wanted in connection with several meth lab cases. The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department says 29-year-old Randy Robert Erickson of Wakefield was apprehended earlier today.  Police say Erickson was taken into custody after several tips were […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Shoreline owners wanting to groom their Great Lakes waterfront property are no longer be required to get a permit from the state, but they still need one from the federal government. The U-S Army Corps of Engineers says it will continue to require that waterfront owners get […]

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