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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation sponsored by Upper Peninsula Congressman Dan Benishek to protect the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was unanimously passed by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources. The bill is now set to move to the House floor for a final vote. The legislation would designate approximately […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s December jobless rate of 8.4 percent was the fourth highest jobless rate in the nation. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Rhode Island had the highest seasonally adjusted jobless rate in December at 9.1 percent. Nevada was second at 8.8 percent and Illinois was […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Negaunee Township housefire has claimed the life of one woman. State Police from the Negaunee Post say the fire at 47 Hoist Road was called in around 10:40 last night. Firefighters arriving on the scene found the house totally engulfed in flames. 69-year-old Daniel Juchemich had […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office and Negaunee City Police Department recently completed investigations into multiple allegations of criminal sexual conduct allegedly committed by a Palmer man. Deputies investigated a complaint of sexual assault which was alleged to have been committed in Palmer, and found that 38-year-old Ronnie […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The following schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. SCHOOL CLOSINGS Houghton-Keweenaw County B-H-K Baraga County Headstart B-H-K Houghton/Keweenaw Headstart Copper Country Christian School Ewen Headstart MTU Preschool SCHOOL DELAYS Ewen-Trout Creek   2 Hr Delay Breitung Township   2 Hr Delay […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Evening classes for Tuesday, January 28, 2014 have been canceled at Northern Michigan University in Marquette due to continuing inclement weather.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says last year’s wolf hunt likely affected the wolf packs causing conflict with farmers and pet owners. DNR specialist Adam Bump says, on average, each of the 23 wolves harvested during the hunt were taken within 5 miles of a reported conflict. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan’s State Legislators say they are working together to address the current propane crisis in the U.P. State Representatives John Kivela, Scott Dianda, Ed McBroom and Frank Foster have joined with State Senators Tom Casperson and Howard Walker to monitor propane inventories in the U.P., which […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police are putting out a warning to Michiganders to be careful in the extreme cold weather expected today. Officials with the agency and Michigan Homeland Security are reminding people the temperatures are potentially life-threatening. They urge everyone to have emergency kits in their vehicles with […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wind Chill Warnings and Advisories are in effect across the U.P. until this afternoon. The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee says dangerously cold conditions over much of Upper Michigan will continue through tomorrow morning. Expect wind chills of 30 to 40 below zero this morning in […]

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