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Michigan Brewery Expands Product Distribution

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Marquette, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) – A regional brewery based in Delta County is expanding it’s distribution area. The Upper Hand Brewery in Escanaba will begin distribution of it’s beers throughout Minnesota early next year. Company officials say Minnesota will become the third state where the brewery’s beer will be available. Upper Hand’s current […]

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Body Of Missing Man Found In Gogebic Co.

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Ironwood Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The body of a man who was reported missing in Gogebic County has been found. The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office reports the body of the 32-year-old man was found yesterday morning around 9:30 central time in the Black River near Sandstone Falls in Ironwood Township. The […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Attempted Stabbing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to an attempted stabbing during a home invasion yesterday. Police were called to a home on the 100 block of Morgan Street just after 5:00 a.m. The caller reported waking up to an intruder in the home standing over his bed. The suspect […]

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Marquette County Courthouse Remains Closed

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County officials say the county courthouse has been closed for the day due to a power outage. According to a statement from County Administrator Scott Erbisch, the courthouse and annex buildings are closed because of an electrical transformer failure. The Sheriff’s Office and Jail are open […]

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Critical Need for Blood In Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the U.P. Regional Blood Center in Marquette say there is currently a serious shortage of several types of blood across the Upper Peninsula. The critical need is for O-positive and negative, A-positive and negative, B-negative, and AB-positive types of blood in all service areas of […]

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Houghton Co. State Campground Remains Closed

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR says the Emily Lake State Forest Campground in Houghton County will remain closed for the next few weeks as clean-up from recent severe thunderstorms continues. Officials say the campground will remain closed until site work is done, and some sites will remain closed until […]

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Snyder And Others Outline U.P. Energy Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder joined representatives from Cliffs Natural Resources and the WEC Energy Group yesterday in Marquette to comment on the recently-announced energy agreement between the companies and the state. The $255 million, 20-year plan calls for the building and operation of two new electricity generating power […]

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Downtown Marquette Streets Reopened

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is letting motorists know that a long-running street project in the downtown is wrapping up. Spring Street from Third Street to Fourth Street is again open to through traffic. Also, Fourth Street is open from Baraga Avenue to Washington Street. Drivers should use […]

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Governor Rick Snyder Discusses U.P. Issues During Great Lakes Radio Visit

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder joined News Director Walt Lindala for an exclusive interview this morning at the Great Lakes Radio studios during a stop in Marquette. Snyder discussed a series of topics of importance to Upper Michigan ranging from energy and infrastructure needs to the forest products […]

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UPPCO Closing Dead River Fishing Pier

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says it will be temporarily closing the Hoist Hydroelectric fishing pier on the Dead River in Marquette County at the end of this month. The closure is planned due to concrete work at the Hoist Powerhouse. The fishing pier will be closed […]

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