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U.P. DNR Officer Saves Three Lives In Two Incidents

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan D-N-R says an Upper Michigan Conservation Officer rescued three people last week in separate incidents. Officer Mike Evink responded to a Schoolcraft County residence last Wednesday where a propane delivery man and the homeowner had been overcome by carbon monoxide. Evink was able to open […]

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MLK Day Activities Underway In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Events honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are taking place throughout the state today for MLK Day. This is a national holiday so government offices are closed as are many schools, banks and other businesses. A week-long series of events at Northern Michigan University kick […]

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U.P. Man Reappointed To State Waterways Board

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan man has been reappointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the State Waterways Commission. The reappointment of James Hansen of Escanaba to the seven member commission was announced last week by the Governor’s office. The commission is an advisory board within the Michigan D-N-R responsible […]

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Update Released For Houghton Co. Fatal Accident

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department has released an update of a fatal Monday morning traffic accident. It happened on M-26 in Franklin Township near Coal Dock Road when a car, driven by 21-year-old Jerome Berdecia collided with a pickup driven by 63-year-old Patrick Beyers of Dollar Bay. […]

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D-N-R Offering Grants To Improve U.P. Deer Habitat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan D-N-R is offering thousands of dollars in grant funding to help improve deer habitats in the U.P. The D-N-R is providing up to $100,000 for projects through the Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative. The effort is a competitive grant program designed to improve deer habitats […]

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Democrats To Hold ACA Support Rally In Marquette Sunday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Area Democrats are organizing a rally in support of the Affordable Care Act this Sunday in Marquette. Officials with the Marquette County Democratic Party say they are holding the rally outside of UP Health System-Marquette Sunday afternoon at 1:00 o’clock. They say they are rallying against announced […]

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Heikki Lunta Winter Festival This Weekend In Negaunee!

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Heikki Lunta Festival is back this weekend in Negaunee. The Upper Peninsula Luge Club is bringing the celebration of all things winter back to the Irontown as you’ve never seen it before. Organizers Fred Anderson and Tammy Wills, from the luge club, joined the SUNNY Morning […]

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School Closings & Delays For Wednesday, 1/11/17

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wintry conditions of blowing snow, icy roads and overnight snowfall have resulted in several school closings and delays.  Here is our latest list: SCHOOL CLOSINGS for Wednesday, 1/11/17: Ishpeming – Closed Negaunee – Closed NICE Community Schools – Closed North Star Academy in Marquette – Closed Republic- […]

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Wintry Weather Woes Continue Across U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 7:00 pm eastern today for Menominee, Delta and southern Schoolcraft Counties. The National Weather Service says the heaviest snowfall in those areas will occur late this morning through mid-afternoon with total accumulations of 4 to 7 inches. A Winter […]

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MI Grants Available For Marquette Co. Flood Repair

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan has opened funding to help areas of Marquette County recover from damages caused by flooding last fall. Governor Rick Snyder announced the funds through the Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund yesterday. It allows local governments to apply for up to $100,000 in grants […]

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