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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Strong storms that moved across the central U.P. yesterday afternoon resulted in a pair of reported tornadoes. According to the National Weather Service in Negaunee Township, the first apparent tornado touched down near the Marquette/Baraga County line. Damage included snapped White Pine trees 12-18″ in diameter. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire crews battled a house fire in Marquette Township for several hours yesterday. The fire at a home on South Vandenboom Road was reported around 4:00 p.m. Reports say the family was not at home at the time of the fire and their pets were evacuated from […]

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Iron Ore Heritage Trail in Marquette County are reminding users that a section of the trail is currently closed for upgrades. A two-mile section of the trail that starts at Healey Avenue in Negaunee and ends just north of the CN railroad crossing is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Red Flag Warning has been posted for today for all of Upper Michigan. The National Weather Service says very warm and breezy conditions are expected which will lead to critical fire weather conditions over the U.P. Authorities are encouraging residents to avoid burning today if at […]

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Crews in the City of Negaunee are responding today to a reported water main leak. City Public Works crews will be repairing the leak, which is at the intersection of Case Street and Pioneer Avenue this afternoon. The city says water will be shut off at approximately […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a legislative update. The Escanaba Republican called in to update listeners on some key legislation he’s involved with in Lansing. The conversation focused on a recent piece of legislation he offered up […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System-Marquette say they have selected a new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Wael Khouli has been appointed to the post at the hospital, effective tomorrow. Khouli comes to Marquette from HealthEast Care System in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he served as Medical Director of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Employees at a downtown Marquette bank were evacuated for about 45 minutes  earlier today. The evacuation happened just before 11:00 a.m.at the Wells Fargo Bank on the corner of Washington and Front. There has been no official word on the reason for the evacuation, but reports say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Roadwork has begun today on a portion of U.S.-41 in the Upper Peninsula. M-DOT is resurfacing 11-miles of roadway from the Delta/Alger county line to the Alger/Marquette county line. The preventive maintenance project is designed to extend the life of the pavement. The project will last through […]

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man was arrested yesterday following a standoff with police in Marquette County’s Ishpeming Township. The incident began around 2:30 yesterday afternoon when authorities went to a home on the 2100 block of Prairie Avenue to investigate a possible armed robbery suspect hiding inside. People […]

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