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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman charged in connection with the stabbing of her boyfriend appeared in District Court this morning. Cloea Ashley Wiig, 36, of Marquette was arraigned on one count of felonious assault for the stabbing of James Potvin, 43, of Skandia. Wiig allegedly stabbed Potvin at […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a large barn fire this morning in Chocolay Township. Reports say the fire was called in around 4:45 a.m. at the Seeds and Spores Family Farm at 724 Greenfield Road. Firefighters arriving on the scene say the barn was fully engulfed in flames.  No […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are continuing their investigation into a bicycle-motor vehicle accident that happened Tuesday night. A 16 year old Negaunee bicyclist was hit from behind just after 9 p.m. on County Road 492 by a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old Negaunee resident. Reports […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Over protests from minority Democrats, the Michigan Senate today met and adjourned without taking up legislation to expand Medicaid in Michigan. The proposal also is supported by Governor Rick Snyder and several business groups, along with welfare advocates and others. The Michigan Senate plans to meet next […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder yesterday signed into law legislation designed to ensure Michigan continues to manage its own wetlands. The legislation makes changes to the state’s wetlands program in an effort to keep control of the wetlands under Michigan authority rather than having the federal government take over […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation will help make travel easier for the estimated 1.4 million Michigan residents Triple-A Michigan says will be traveling this Fourth of July holiday weekend. M-DOT is lifting traffic restrictions on 118 of 162 projects statewide. Beginning at 3 p.m. today and continuing […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – While some Michiganders have gotten an early start, the official Fourth of July holiday travel period begins today. According to AAA Michigan, nearly 1.4 million Michigan residents will travel at least 50 miles or more from home today through Sunday, July 7th. That’s down about 1 percent […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources says they have restarted their Wabush mining operations in Canada.  The mine was temporarily idled due to the forest fires in the region since June 28th. The town of Wabush rescinded their emergency evacuation order and reduced the threat level. Cliffs called back workers […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to an early-morning traffic accident this morning in Alger County. The single-vehicle accident was called in around 2:40 a.m. on H-15 near Shingleton in Munising Township. Troopers arriving on the scene found the the vehicle, a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, fully […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula lawmaker wants gun manufacturers to move their operations into Michigan. State Senator Tom Casperson has introduced legislation that would set up Arms Related Manufacturing zones across the state. It would offer tax incentives to attract firearms-makers to Michigan, similar to other efforts that targeted […]

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