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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State Senate committee met today in Lansing on the controversial issue of Medicaid expansion. Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville announced that a bill may be unveiled by the middle of next week, so the public can comment as early as its next meeting, scheduled for July […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Rio Tinto has announced the finalization of the sale the Eagle Mine in Marquette County to Lundin Mining Corporation. Rio Tinto had recently announced that it had reached a binding agreement to sell its 100 percent interest in the mine to the Canadian firm. Since the initial […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Hancock City Police say an autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death of a Hancock man who’s body was found in the Portage Canal yesterday. Police say the body of Jason Mikkola, 33, was discovered just after 6:30 p.m. in the canal near a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department is reporting the accidental death of a Calumet man. Deputies investigating the accident say a 38–year–old man was electrocuted around 11:00 a.m. yesterday while working with a group of people who were volunteering to make repairs to a home in the Brooklyn […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post say two inmates at the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco have been arraigned on murder charges in connection with the January death of a prisoner at the facility. Delorean Henderson and Michael Smith were arraigned on second degree murder charges in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A special musical event is being held today in Marquette to benefit an area farm that lost a major portion of their operations in a recent fire. The Seeds and Spores “Barn Raiser Benefit” will help The Seeds and Spores Family Farm which lost their central hub […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming Fire Department has temporarily moved into a new headquarters facility. The Fire Department is now operating out of the city’s former Recycling Center on Carson Road, off of Lakeshore Drive in Ishpeming. Motorists are being advised to be aware of emergency vehicles exiting […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police say they have located a car that was involved in a hit and run accident over the weekend. The vehicle, a silver Subaru Legacy, was located on Empire Street in Ishpeming following an anonymous tip to police. The vehicle was involved in an accident […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State Senate committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday in Lansing on the controversial issue of Medicaid expansion. Governor Rick Snyder has been prodding lawmakers into approving the expansion proposal, although many conservative Republicans oppose the effort in part because it’s linked to the federal Affordable Care […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Max Z-86 sailed by Dick and Doug DeVos of Grand Rapids was the first to finish in the racing fleet in the 105th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. The vessel finished the 333-mile course late last night. DeVos says it seemed like there were two […]

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