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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has vetoed a bill authored by State Senator Tom Casperson that could have restricted the Michigan DNR from effectively and sustainably managing forests. In issuing the veto, Snyder said the measure potentially put Michigan’s natural resources at risk. Casperson’s bill would have restricted the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northeast Wisconsin authorities are reporting a fatal fire last night at a Marinette County home. The fire was reported just before 11:30 p.m., central time, at a residence in Dunbar, Wisconsin. Responders found a trailer home filling with smoke and fire. A man and his two children […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Agreements have been announced eliminating a substantial utility rate payment for U.P. electric consumers. The plan protects U.P. ratepayers from system support payments for the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette and develops replacement electric generation in the U.P., avoiding a federal mandate to pay half a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  – Authorities in Delta County were able to get a missing skier back to safety over the weekend by using coordinates from the person’s cell phone. Sheriff’s deputies were called out to the Rapid River Cross Country Ski Trail Saturday evening on a report of a woman who […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Funeral services have been set for a well known member of the Northern Michigan University community who passed away last week. 65-year-old Paul Lang died on Friday evening following a brief illness. He most recently served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at NMU. Lang […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be taking up regulations for food trucks at their regular meeting tonight. The Commission will be discussing policies for usage of public streets for vending by food trucks. City officials say the current ordinance does not regulate the issue and they are […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new Chief has been selected for the Forsyth Township Police Department in Marquette County. The Township Board unanimously voted this week to offer the position to Gordon Warchock. Warchock, who was one of three finalists for the job, recently retired after 25 years with the Marquette […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been bound over to circuit court on criminal sexual conduct charges. 60-year-old Joel Anderson of Little Lake appeared in Marquette County District Court yesterday for a preliminary exam. Anderson was arrested last fall in Northeast Wisconsin on four counts of criminal sexual […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-vehicle accident last night on County Road 550 involving a semi-truck and an SUV. The accident happened around 9:45 p.m. near County Road KCE in Powell Township when a northbound Lincoln MKH, driven by 36-year-old Donald Fortin of Big […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wintry weather continues this morning in several areas around the Upper Peninsula. Snowfall in traditional snow belt areas along with high winds in the eastern and western U.P. have resulted in the following school closures and other developments: Michigan State Police have closed M-28 between Kawbawgam Road […]

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