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News Update For Tuesday, 6/5/12

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Michigan State Police reports of a methamphetamine  lab being stopped near the Mackinac Bridge this morning.  A trooper from the St. Ignace Post stopped a vehicle on I-75 near the tolls of the Mackinac Bridge for having a cracked windshield.  After being questioned about an odor of burnt marijuana the occupants, a 29 year old […]

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News Update For Monday, 6/4/12

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Nearly an inch of rain fell Saturday in the eastern Upper Peninsula, leading to improved conditions at the Duck Lake Fire in Luce County.  The Department of Natural Resources Sunday reported the fire is now 72 percent contained.  Fireline supervisors worked on Saturday to identify access points and plan for the completion of the remaining […]

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News Update For Friday, 6/1/12

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The investigation is continuing into the reported death of an inmate at the Alger Correctional Facility in Munising.  State Police are conducting the investigation and reports say the death is being labeled as “suspicious”.  Troopers and technicians with the Michigan State Police Crime lab and the State Police Forensics lab are studying evidence in the […]

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News Update For Thursday, 5/31/12

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The Michigan High School Athletic Association has handed down a decision on the question of age waivers for high school athletes in certain circumstances.  In a statement released this morning, the MHSAA said, based on a vote of member schools, the age waiver would be allowed in certain cases.  The question had come before the […]

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News Update For Wednesday, 5/30/12

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  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released an update on the Duck Lake Fire in Luce County.  The fire is now estimated to be 21,450 acres in size. The fire had some flare-ups yesterday which resulted in the increase of the fire size. The fire is 55 percent contained.  Tahquamenon Falls State Park, […]

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News Update For Friday, 5/25/12

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Crews are continuing to fight wildfires in the central and eastern Upper Peninsula.  The Department of Natural Resources says a fire around Pike Lake in northern Luce county just west of Tahquamenon Falls State Park has become increasingly dangerous as it reached 17,000 acres overnight.  DNR officials expect wind gusts to reach 30 miles an […]

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News Update For Thursday, 5/24/12

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Crews are still trying to contain a wildfire that has now burned 2,600 acres in the Seney National Wildlife Refuge.  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service says crews have been working to contain the fire, but several spot fires crossed the containment line at Pine Creek.  The Department of Natural Resources plans on burning out […]

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BREAKING NEWS – Seney Wildfire Update And M-28 Closure

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Beginning between 8 and 9 a.m. today, M-DOT will close M-28 between Shingleton and Seney to allow the DNR to conduct back-burning operations from the highway. This activity is expected to take several hours, but the exact duration of the closure is not yet known. At last […]

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Update On Pine Creek North Wildfire At Seney Wildlife Refuge

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The wildfire on the Seney National Wildlife Refuge (Schoolcraft County), ignited by lightning and first reported on Monday, May 21, had burned approximately 1,500 acres as of Tuesday evening. The wildfire is in an area that backs up against the Fishing Loop and is a few miles […]

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News Update For Wednesday, 5/23/12

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Crews are continuing to try and contain a wildfire that has burned 1,500 acres in the Seney National Wildlife Refuge.  According to the U.S. Department of the interior, the fire is south of M-28, west of M-77, and just north of the fishing loop located on the refuge.  The fire is believed to have triggered […]

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