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DNR Re-Opens Baraga County Lake Access Space

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The DNR has reopened the boating access site at Parent Lake in Baraga County. The access site had been closed since Monday for an improvement project. Crews replaced the concrete ramp, resurfaced the parking lot and reinstalled a courtesy pier. Parent Lake is situated just south of […]

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NMU Seeks Public Comment On Academic Programs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University is looking to hear from the public about the quality of their academic programs. The public comment is being gathered as part of the university’s evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission. The HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central United States. […]

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U.P. Man Takes Plea Deal In Federal Drug Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Schoolcraft County man who was facing a series of federal drug charges agreed this week to a plea deal. 37-year-old Jason Gregurash of Manistique pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to manufacture 50 or more marijuana plants under the agreement. He was arrested in a […]

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NMU Center For Native American Studies Receives $300K NSF Grant

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has received nearly $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to launch a two-year pilot project designed to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native female college graduates in science,technology, engineering and math. NMU’s Center for Native American Studies and its Office of […]

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Benishek Co-Sponsored VA Accountability Bill Passes U.S. House

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a measure calling for increased accountability in the Veteran’s Administration that was co-sponsored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker. The VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act, co-sponsored by Congressman Dan Benishek, passed by a vote of 310-116. The bill authorizes […]

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Phone Scam Reported In Escanaba

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety is warning residents about a telephone scam making the rounds in the city. Officers say a city resident reported a phone call from someone threatening utility shut off if they did not make an immediate payment. The department says that the proper City of […]

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Critical Need For Blood Across Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The UP Regional Blood Center in Marquette says there is a blood donation shortage across the Upper Peninsula. There is a critical need for donations of A-positive, A-negative, and O-negative blood types in all service areas across the U.P. Donations to the UP Regional Blood Center always […]

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Delta County Traffic Accident Injures One

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post are investigating a traffic crash that happened yesterday afternoon in Delta County. It happened around 4:00 p.m. on 18th Road near Danforth Road when an eastbound pickup truck on 18th Road collided with a dirt bike. The driver of the dirt […]

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Rain Affects U.P. State Fair Attendance

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Organizers with the U.P. State Fair say bad weather during the traditionally busiest days of the event dropped this year’s total attendance. Nearly two inches of rain on Saturday, August 20th and flooding throughout the fairgrounds dropped gate attendance by 75 percent on the day that is […]

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Marquette City Commission To Hold Hearing On Budget And Discuss NMU Land Swap

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up tonight in Marquette. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the session. Angeli said a public hearing is scheduled at the meeting on the proposed Fiscal Year […]

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