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Lake Superior State Drops Early Morning Classes

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan university has announced plans to no longer offer early morning classes. Officials with Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie say they will not schedule classes from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The university says the idea is to make it […]

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Illinois Woman Killed In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was killed in a multi-snowmobile accident yesterday in Keweenaw County. The crash was reported on Trail #3 about one mile south of US-41 in Allouez Township just before noon. Reports say 46-year-old Denise Hesse of Illinois died from injuries sustained in the crash. An unidentified […]

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Amasa Hits Record Low Of -40 Sunday

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Amasa, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The coldest place in the United States yesterday was Amasa. According to the National Weather Service in Negaunee Township, the Iron County community had a temperature of 40 below zero yesterday morning. That’s colder than temperatures recorded in any other state in the country, including Alaska. Negative […]

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Hancock Man Arrested For Bow-And-Arrow Assault

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country man was arrested this weekend on assault charges after an argument turned violent. The 58-year-old Hancock man was arrested after he allegedly shot another man in the left shoulder with a bow and arrow. Hancock Police responded to a report of a fight on […]

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UP 200 Weekend A Success Despite Frigid Temps

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Organizers with U.P. Sled Dog Association say although this weekend had some extremely cold weather, the sled dog races and events were a success. The winner of the UP 200 was Ryan Anderson of Ray, Minnesota. In a close finish, Anderson beat out Martin Massicote of Quebec […]

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TRAVEL ADVISORY – Friday, 2/12/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say M-28 between Kawbawbam Road in Chocolay Township and Munising is closed as of 1:30 pm today. Heavy lake-effect blowing snow is causing zero visibility. The alternate route is M-94 between Munising and US-41 South in Skandia Township. Marquette City Police say drivers are […]

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TRAVEL ADVISORY – US 41 South In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have issued a weather-related travel advisory to all motorists passing through the Marquette area. Drivers are being advised to avoid using US-41 South if at all possible at this time because of poor visibility conditions. They add if you need to travel, please use […]

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Three-Vehicle Crash In Marquette Township

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a three-vehicle crash late last night in Marquette Township. The accident happened on US-41 at the intersection of County Road HQ around 11:00 p.m. A car driven by 22-year-old Amelia Sackmann of Marquette turned off off the highway onto County […]

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Bay City Man Dies In Alger County Snowmobile Accident

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Office says one person was killed in a snowmobile accident yesterday. It happened on Trail #8 near Airport Road in Grand Marais just before noon. 49-year-old Scott Edward Reimer of downstate Bay City was pronounced dead at the scene. Reports say he was […]

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Marquette Man Arrested In Eastern U.P. Drug Bust

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man is one of two people arrested this week in the eastern U.P. on meth-related charges. The Tri-Dent drug enforcement team says 23-year-old Matthew Eric Durden of Marquette and 18-year-old Brianna Lynn Hart of Sault Ste. Marie were arrested in Sault Ste. Marie […]

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