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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Public Service Commission has approved the proposed sale of the Upper Peninsula Power Company. Chicago-based Intgrys Energy Group is spinning off UPPCO to Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners for around 300-million dollars. The state gave its approval contingent on Balfour Beatty meeting a number conditions, including: […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Legislature is considering a bipartisan package of bills that target the purchase of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine. The drug is used in the illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine. And part of the effort now moving through the Michigan Legislature is to outlaw “smurfing,” the practice of soliciting […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Watershed Partnership has developed a simplified format for distribution of the findings of their monthly monitoring of the Eagle Mine. Since early 2013 the SWP has provided monitoring data to the public through the independent Community Environmental Monitoring Program. The agnecy will now produce simplified […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Tours of two of the area’s prominent mining operations are once again being offered this summer. A guided tour of a working iron ore mine and processing plant will be available as Cliffs Natural Resources will open its facilities to visitors. The tour allow visitors to view […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Iron Mountain Post responded to an early-morning single-vehicle accident today on M-95 north of M-69 in Dickinson County’s Breitung Township. Troopers say a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Joseph Hruska of Channing was northbound on M-95 around 12:30 this morning, central time, when he […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Department reports the arrest of two people from Ontonagon on drug charges last night. Deputies executing a search warrant related to a child endangerment complaint in Mass City just after 9:00 p.m. arrested a 33-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman for manufacture and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in the Western U.P. are investigating an apparent murder-suicide. According to reports, the Ironwood Public Safety Department says an 83-year-old man and a 77-year-old woman were found dead in the back yard of a Burt Street residence in the Jessieville area of Ironwood around 7:30 a.m., […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities are continuing the investigation into a weekend house fire in the Copper Country that claimed the life of one person. The fire was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. Sunday at a home on Osceola Road in Calumet Township and the structure was fully engulfed when firefighters […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The D-N-R says after the heavy ice and snow cover experienced on U.P.lakes this winter and spring, it may be common for there to be a higher than average number of dead fish or other aquatic creatures in area bodies of water. Much of the U.P. saw […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Fourth of July Fireworks Committee is continuing the effort to raise funds from the community for the Fourth of July Fireworks in Marquette. The Marquette Fireworks are funded completely by private donations, and the Committee is still short of their goal to pay for […]

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