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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Pre-holiday gas prices rose slightly, AAA Michigan reports.  Michigan’s current statewide average is $3.88 per gallon, about 2 cents more than last week and about 40 cents higher than this time last year. For the second week in a row, the average price for self-serve decreased about […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two groups in Michigan have joined a national effort to ban lead from ammunition used to hunt waterfowl on federal lands. The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition and Chocolay Raptor Center in Marquette County participated in a petition to the Department of Interior by the Humane Society of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – President Obama has received a request from U.S. Rep John Conyers to step in and help the water shutoff problems in Detroit.  The water department is responsible for the one-third of the city’s $18 billion debt.  In May alone, 46-thousand late notices were sent to customers with […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It is known nationally for being one of the most violent cities in the U.S., but Flint is on pace for near record lows this year when it comes to homicides.  As of June 23rd, the city had recorded just 13 murders which is exactly half of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Seney National Wildlife Refuge plans to conduct it’s first prescribed burn of the year on Friday June 27, 2014.  Implementation of the burn is dependent on the appropriate weather condition and will not be conducted if conditions are not favorable. The burn is 160 acres and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in May rose slightly in 12 of the 17 major labor market regions.  According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels increased in all areas over the month.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Anthony Michael Adams, 32 year old Ramsay native, was sentenced in 32nd Circuit Court in Gogebic County of June 24, 2014 by the Honorable Judge Gotham. Adams was responsible for a string of local Home Invasions and Breaking & Enterings that the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – On 6-26-14, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) arrested a 31 year old K.I. Sawyer man.  The suspect was arrested on two counts of “Felon in Possession of a Firearm” and one count of “Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property.” After the arrest, UPSET detectives […]

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The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved additional funding for a new voluntary early retirement plan for university faculty. The Faculty Early Retirement Incentive Program was approved by the board on May 1st and was offered to faculty members age 62 and older with at least 10 years of service to the university. […]

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Sawyer International Airport in Marquette County has received over one million dollars in federal grant money for safety and runway improvements. The airport is receiving nearly $1,127,000 in a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grant funds will be used to purchase new safety equipment and rehabilitate runway lighting. Supporters say making sure […]

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