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Casperson Land Management Bill Passes State Senate

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation reforming management of state owned land by the Department of Natural Resources has been approved in the state Senate. The bills, authored by State Senators Tom Casperson of Escanaba and Darwin Booher of downstate Evart, make reforms in four areas. They require the state to make […]

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Fatal Menominee County Crash Under Investigation

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post are investigating a fatal traffic crash last night in Menominee County. It happened around 8:30pm, central time, on US2/41 just west of the 557 intersection in Harris Township. Witnesses said a westbound pickup, driven by 84-year-old Wayne Miller of Spaulding, crashed […]

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Dianda Chides Democrats For Assault Weapon Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker is criticizing his State House Democratic colleagues for legislation making owning an assault weapon a felony. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda of Calumet says the bills, introduced this week by downstate Democrats, are out of touch with U.P. values. One of the […]

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Eastern U.P. Man Found Guilty In Drunk Driving Trial

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Charlevoix, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An eastern U.P. man has been found guilty in a drunk driving crash that claimed the life of 17-year-old Mitchell Snyder of St. Ignace last year. 41-year-old Darrel Lovegrove of St. Ignace was found guilty yesterday in Circuit Court in Charlevoix of Operating Under The Influence of […]

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Governor Snyder Declares Emergency For Marquette County

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has declared a state of disaster for Marquette County after severe weather this week caused flooding and significant destruction to roadways in Chocolay, Skandia and West Branch townships. With the declaration, Snyder has made available all state resources in cooperation with local recovery efforts […]

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Man Arrested After Car Chase And Driving Into Menominee River

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Kingsford, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Kingsford Public Safety arrested one person this morning after an attempted traffic stop turned into a chase over state lines. Officers tried to stop a vehicle for traffic violations around 1:30 am, central time, but the driver did not stop and officers gave chase. They chased the […]

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Clean Up From Floods Continuing In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Damage assessment continues today after heavy rains caused flooding along the Chocolay River in Marquette County. State Police say US-41 has now been re-opened to through traffic between Heidtman Road and Yalmer Road. The highway was closed pending a full inspection of the bridge over the river. […]

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Flood Warning Posted For Chocolay River

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Thunderstorms that moved through last evening dropped 3 to 4 inches of rain over much of the Chocolay River Basin in only a few hours. As a result, the National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Chocolay River near Harvey until 7:00 tomorrow evening. […]

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Overnight Flooding Shuts Down Marquette County Roads

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Damage assessment and clean-up is underway today after heavy overnight rains resulted in flooding in many areas of Marquette County. State Police at Regional Dispatch in Negaunee Township say US-41 remains closed between Heidtman Road and Yalmer Road. Southbound US-41 traffic is being routed down County Road […]

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Flood Warnings And Advisories Posted For This Morning

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township has issued a flash flood warning for east central Marquette County until 10:00 am eastern. A flood advisory is also in effect for for southwestern Alger County, north central Menominee County, northern Dickinson County and southeastern Marquette County until 9:15 […]

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