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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  -  Marquette County is one of seven Michigan counties to use a portion $2.5 million in state funds to upgrade roads to all-season status. The improvements will include road reconstruction, resurfacing, and shoulder and guardrail upgrades. The Marquette County Road Commission will resurface County Road 492 from Lost […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has announced that the Dr. John English family has donated 142 acres of land in Chocolay Township to the NMU Foundation. The family’s acreage lies south of M-28, east of Kawbawgam Road and adjacent to state forest land. English and his family have a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says a total of fifteen wolves have been killed in the first two weeks of Michigan’s first wolf hunt since the animals were removed from the endangered species list. The hunt is scheduled to run until December 31st or until a total […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The first connector routes proposed by the Michigan DNR to allow off-road vehicles to travel in the rights of way and some shoulders of state highways, have been approved by the M-DOT. Twelve routes in the U.P. were chosen as pilot locations and the routes were established […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – During this Thanksgiving weekend, the Michigan State Police are reminding motorists to make safety a priority during their holiday travel. MSP troopers will join their counterparts from across the country in the international traffic safety initiative, Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort). As part of Operation C.A.R.E., […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Triple-A projects 43.4 million Americans are traveling 50 miles or more from home during this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, which marks a decrease of 1.5 percent from the 44 million people who traveled last year. This decrease falls just shy of last Thanksgiving’s four-year peak since the recession-driven […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – No longer would you see rusted out and unreadable license plates from Michigan under a bill sponsored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker signed into law yesterday by Governor Rick Snyder. The measure requires drivers to get a new license plate every ten years at a cost of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Owners of 2013 models of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid will be receiving a recall notice soon. Ford Motor Company is recalling around 73-hundred of the vehicles to reprogram the powertrain control module. The company says the cars involved in the recall may not need to have the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday evening in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 5:15 last night on County Road 492 just east of the Morgan Meadows Road. A westbound car, driven by 48-year-old Trina Ruokola of Ishpeming went out control on […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –    Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 161-thousand 2013 Ford Escape SUVs worldwide because of a potential fire risk. Nearly 140-thousand of those are in the United States. The recall applies to the SUVs with one-point-six liter engines because of the possibility of overheating and underhood […]

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