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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is currently in critical need of A-positive, A-negative, O-negative and B-negative blood throughout their Upper Peninsula service area. The need is high in Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock, Iron Mountain and Sault Ste. Marie. All blood donated at the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Upper Michigan’s legislative delegation is continuing to reach out to U.P. residents to help them through the current propane shortage. State Representatives John Kivela of Marquette, Scott Dianda of Calumet, Ed McBroom of Vulcan and State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba are urging residents to take steps […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The DNR reminds anglers of approaching mandatory ice shanty removal dates and, regardless of date, shanties must be removed as soon as the ice is unable to safely hold them. On Michigan-Wisconsin boundary waters, shanties must be removed by midnight on Saturday, March 15th. For all U.P. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police are reporting a two-vehicle weekend traffic accident that injured one person. The accident happened Saturday around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Teal Lake Avenue. Police say an eastbound pickup truck driven by Victor Collins of Newberry failed to stop for a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The longest serving member of congress, is retiring. Democrat John Dingell of Michigan, indicates he’ll step down at the end of this year. The 87 year old Dingell is in his 29th term in congress representing his southeastern Michigan district. He began his tenure when he replaced […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation offered up by an Upper Michigan lawmaker would insure firearms owners’ private information would be shielded from Freedom of Information Act requests. State Representative Ed McBroom was among six legislators testifying to the House Judiciary Committee on House Bills 4155 and 5324-5329. The Vulcan Republican is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A recent routine stop by a state conservation officer led to the arrest of an Upper Michigan man on poaching and drug charges. Earlier this month, Officer Dave Painter was patrolling Ice Lake in Iron County when he talked with a group of people fishing on the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man will be spending the rest of his life in prison for having sexual relations with multiple children under the age of 13. 40-year-old Dale Betlem was sentenced in Chippewa County to up to 240 years behind bars following his conviction on four charges […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a traffic accident yesterday afternoon involving a Negaunee school bus and a passenger vehicle. The accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. on North Road near Kivela Road in Negaunee Township when a southbound 2006 Pontiac, driven by 29-year-old Mark […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Delta County responded to a 10-vehicle accident this morning on US-2 near Garden Corners. Few details have been released, but poor visibility and bad road conditions were believed to be factors in the multi-car pileup that happened around 10:30 a.m. There is no word on […]

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