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School Closings For Thursday 12/8/16

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  School Closings for Thursday, December 8th, 2016: Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School

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One Injured In Dickinson Co. Rollover Accident

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Norway, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a rollover traffic crash this morning in Dickinson County. It happened on US-2 near the DNR Field Office in Norway around 8:00 a.m. central time. Norway Police say a westbound Ford sedan was stopped on the highway attempting to turn left onto […]

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Negaunee Township Power Plant Public Hearing Set

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Township Board is holding a public hearing tomorrow about the proposed building of an energy-generation plant in the township. Wisconsin-based WE Energies is considering the construction of a $180 million natural gas-fired power plant at an industrial park in Negaunee Township. The Township Board […]

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Ishpeming City Council To Select Mayor Tonight

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council is holding their annual organizational meeting tonight. The Council will select a Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem for the city and will finalize the upcoming year’s meeting schedule. Other items on the agenda include authorizing the Marquette County Land Bank to negotiate on […]

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Changes In Leadership At Jacobetti Veterans Home

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some changes have been announced in the leadership of the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Chief Operating Officer of the home, Brad Slagle, has been named interim CEO of the Michigan Veteran Health System. Steve Rolston, the MVHS vice president of operations, will take over day-to-day […]

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MI DNR Surplus Land Auction Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan Department of Natural Resources auction of surplus public land starts today. Most of the parcels are located in the Upper Peninsula and central and northern Lower Michigan. The auction, which runs until January 10th, will feature a total of 58 parcels. Land up for auction […]

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Woman Killed In Ontonagon County Rollover

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Hancock woman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash yesterday evening in Ontonagon County. 29-year-old Mandy Kela was northbound on US-45 a mile north of M-26 around 7:30 p.m. when her vehicle went out of control, slid into a ditch and rolled over. Kela was not […]

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Power Slowly Restored In Eastern U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Crews are continuing to work restore service to Cloverland Electric Cooperative customers who were without power early this morning throughout much of the eastern Upper Peninsula. Officials say about 3,000 total outages were reported starting around 12:30 a.m. today. Crews were able to restore some of those […]

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No Injuries Reported In Marquette Township Crash

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a rollover traffic accident this morning in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 10:00 a.m. when a northbound Chevy Trailblazer went out of control on a curve on Morgan Meadows Road near County Road 492. The SUV left the roadway, […]

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Two-Vehicle Crash In MQT Township Injures Three

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post and Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident earlier today in Marquette Township. Reports say a minivan pulling out from the parking lot of the Lowe’s store around noon was struck by a westbound SUV on US-41. Two people […]

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