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Dianda Praises Western U.P. Community Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is praising State House approval of a bill allocating Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants to seven western U.P. communities. The Calumet Democrat says the funds will be used to help the communities improve several parks, playgrounds and trails. Highlights of […]

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U.P. Snowmobile Law Enforcement Wave Successful

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. authorities say a weekend multi-agency effort to reduce injuries on area snowmobile trails was a success. The enforcement wave was held Saturday in Alger, Luce and Schoolcraft counties and was a collaboration between the county sheriffs, Michigan State Police from the St. Ignace and Sault Ste. […]

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Another Winter Blast On The Way For U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan is bracing for another round of arctic temperatures this weekend. The National Weather Service is forecasting wind chills of 25 degrees below zero and colder through Sunday, with the coldest blast coming tomorrow night. Lake effect snow will be a problem as well. A blizzard […]

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Starts Of Sled Dog Races Ready In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations are set in downtown Marquette for the kickoff of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Portions of Washington Street are closed off for the start of the races and will remain closed until 2:00 o’clock tomorrow morning. Opening ceremonies will begin at 6:15 tonight […]

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Dickinson County Man Arraigned For Shooting

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Dickinson County man has been arraigned for a shooting earlier this week that injured two Michigan State Police troopers. 49-year-old Richard Goodreau of Norway is charged in the incident that happened Wednesday afternoon when troopers were attempting to serve a warrant at a residence in Norway […]

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Marquette County Receives State Recognition

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Following a recent initiative to increase broadband access, Marquette County has been recognized as the U.P.’s first “Certified Connected Community”. The Marquette County Broadband Initiative was a collaboration lead by representatives from NMU, the Lake Superior Community Partnership and Marquette County to identify local broadband gaps and […]

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Sled Dog Race Preparations Underway In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Street closures have begun in the City of Marquette for the annual kickoff of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard has been closed today and will remain closed until 2:00 a.m. on Saturday. Many other streets in […]

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Winter Blast Causes Problems In Central U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – High winds off of Lake Superior along with lake effect snow caused poor visibility and slippery roads resulting in several minor traffic accidents around the Marquette and Alger County areas this morning. The winter weather blast also caused school closings and delays around the region. A Winter […]

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Traffic Accidents Close Marquette Highway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting a pair of traffic accidents this morning on US-41 South between Marquette and Harvey that briefly closed down the highway. According to Police, a two-vehicle accident happened when one vehicle rear-ended another as the first vehicle was driving slowly due to whiteout […]

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School Closings And Delays For Thursday, 2/12/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – High winds off of Lake Superior along with lake effect snow have caused several school closings and delays this morning. M-28 Closed from Kawbawgam Road to Munising Winter Storm Warning is in effect for ALGER County until 7:00 PM EST Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for […]

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