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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Snowy conditions and extremely cold wind chills have resulted in a handful of school closings and delays this morning in the region. SCHOOL CLOSINGS AuTrain – Onota Munising Public Schools Munising Headstart Munising Baptist Superior – Central Schools Burt Township Schools   SCHOOL DELAYS Ewen – Trout […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Extremely icy road conditions in some areas of the U.P. have resulted in several school closings this morning (1/15/16).  Here’s the latest list: Escanaba Public Schools Gladstone Rapid River Hannahville School Big Bay deNoc Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Mid-Peninsula Schools Manistique Area Schools Bark-River Harris Menominee Area Public Schools […]

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal snowmobiling accident yesterday in Alger County. Troopers say the crash occurred in Munising Township on H-13 near the Hiawatha National Forest Wide Waters Campground access road. A machine operated by 57-year-old Steve Short of Fort Wayne, Indiana was […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Retiring U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is endorsing Tom Casperson for U.S. House of Representatives in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District. Benishek, who currently holds the seat, is not seeking re-election at the end of his current term. Benishek announced today he is endorsing Casperson in the race because […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The race for the 1st Congressional District in Michigan is heating up. Former State Senator Jason Allen has formally announced a run for Congress on the Republican ticket. Allen, a native of Traverse City, is facing current State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba in the Republican primary. […]

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Iron River, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Iron county woman has been arrested and arraigned on a series of charges including prostitution, drug possession and bond violations. 33-year-old Sarah Eddy of Iron River was arraigned following her arrest earlier this month by Iron River Police for Solicitation of Prostitution, Possession of Morphine […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man who recently plead no contest to first degree child abuse is attempting to withdraw that plea. 27-year-old Nicholas Racine of West Branch was in Marquette County Circuit Court yesterday with a new defense attorney to argue he did not fully understand the terms […]

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Sands Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Marquette County’s Sands Township. Authorities say it happened just after 1:00 p.m. on M-553 when a southbound SUV, driven by 19-year-old Rylee Paquet of Illinois, went out of control and crossed the center line. The […]

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University’s online graduate engineering program is performing well in rankings of national online programs. According to new numbers from US News & World Report, Tech’s program ranked in the top half of online graduate engineering programs in the country. The Houghton school’s online graduate engineering […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has begun implementation a new Realignment Plan for the Marquette school. NMU President Fritz Erickson says the first steps are now being taken on campus and will include changes across all divisions of the university. He says among the foremost steps is applying a […]

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