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Negaunee Flushing City Hydrant Systems

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Negaunee is letting residents know about some water system maintenance going on over the next few weeks. The Water Department has begun city-wide fire hydrant flushing and it will be ongoing until about August 5th. Residents may experience discolored water at time. If experienced, […]

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Marquette Holding Public Hearing On Environmental Assessment

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is holding a public hearing this week on an environmental assessment for proposed transportation improvements related to the building of the new UP Health System-Marquette campus. The new hospital is being built on West Baraga Avenue and involves the construction of three roundabouts, […]

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Marquette City Commission Votes To Hire Lobbyist

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved a plan to hire a lobbying firm to represent the city in Lansing. At their regular meeting last night, the commission voted to contract the services of the Lansing-based lobbying firm of Karoub Associates. The vote was 4-to-2, with commissioners Cambensy […]

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NWS Says Storm’s High Winds Did Most Damage

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township says high winds in yesterday’s storms were responsible for most of the damage reported in the west and central U.P. The storms moved into the U.P. from Minnesota and moved relatively swiftly east across the region. The strongest […]

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UPPCO Continues Power Restoration Efforts

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says yesterday’s thunderstorms resulted in power outages impacting many of their customers and several hundred are still without power. The storms caused trees and limbs to fall on lines and poles. Approximately 26,000 customers were without power at one time yesterday and […]

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Blemke Bound Over For Trial For Murder

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man has been bound over to Circuit Court for allegedly stabbing a Marquette man to death last month. 24-year-old Derek Blemke is charged with open murder in the death of 21-year-old Brandon LaFarve at an apartment at 2050 Wright Street in Marquette on June 24th. […]

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Feds Fine Enbridge For MI Oil Spill

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fines have been announced against Enbridge Energy over the oil spill in the Kalamazoo River in lower Michigan back in 2010. Final fines of 61-million dollars have been levied by the EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice for the 843-thousand gallons of oil that spilled into […]

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Garage Fire In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters in the City of Marquette responded to a garage fire this morning. The fire was called in around 7:30 am at 337 Fisher Street. Fire crews arriving on the scene found smoke coming from the garage eaves, window and door openings. The fire was contained to […]

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Two Ishpeming Men Killed In Plane Crash

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Marquette County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Traffic Safety Board are working to determine the cause of the crash of a small plane last night in Marquette County that killed two people. It happened just after 8:00 p.m. in Ely Township, near a grassy […]

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Four Injured In Head-On Crash

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Grand Marais, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash yesterday in Alger County. Authorities say it happened around 11:30 a.m. on M-77 near Grand Marais when a southbound pickup truck crossed the center line and hit a northbound SUV head-on. The driver of the pickup, a 26-year-old […]

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