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Cliffs Natural Resources Declares Loss For 2014

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources is reporting fourth-quarter and full-year losses for 2014. In a statement released yesterday, the company said fourth-quarter 2014 consolidated revenues of $1.3 billion marked a decrease of $231 million, or 15 percent, over last year. This decrease was primarily driven by lower revenues from […]

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Stabenow Disappointed With Obama Budget For Great Lakes

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow says she is disappointed President Obama’s budget proposal as it cuts several million dollars in Great Lakes funding. The President’s budget decreases the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative by $50 million compared to current funding levels. Stabenow says with many water quality challenges, the […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Cutting Down Of City Trees

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police Department are looking for the public’s help as they investigate a case of Malicious Destruction of Property. Police say they are investigating the cutting down of a number of city owned trees. On or around Friday, January 23rd a suspect or suspects cut down […]

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Whiteouts Cause Accidents In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Snow showers and gusty winds created whiteout conditions around Marquette County yesterday that resulted in several traffic accidents through the day. State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a pair of simultaneous accidents at the Wal-Mart intersection on US-41 in Marquette Township that involved four vehicles. […]

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Meth Lab Components Found In Escanaba

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A meth lab dump site was located on the south side of the city of Escanaba yesterday. Escanaba Public Safety was notified around 1:00 p.m. about some possible drugs near a home in the 300 block of South Ninth Street. Officers called in detectives with the Upper […]

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Power Outage Remains In City Of Escanaba

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major power outage remains in the city of Escanaba this morning. According to Escanaba Public Safety, an explosion at a city electric substation around 1:30 a.m. caused the failure of a main transformer. No injuries were reported, but city officials say repair and restoration of electric […]

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Marquette, MI Named Top Travel Spot In The World

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The outdoor travel website gearpatrol.com has selected Marquette, MI as one of the top adventure travel locations in the world. The list, published on the website today, features the Marquette area as one of the 25 must-visit locations for 2015. Marquette was placed on the list because […]

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US-2 Lane Closure In Delta County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says the outside lane of US-2 North in Escanaba was closed down last night at the CN railroad overpass. According to M-DOT, the structure sustained a high-load hit when equipment being hauled on a semi-trailer struck the viaduct. Repairs are underway and […]

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Fatal Snowmobile Accident In Western U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Wakefield and Calumet Posts are reporting an overnight fatal snowmobile accident in Ontonagon County. The accident happened just before midnight, central time, on Trail #8, east of Ewen when a westbound machine operated by 31-year-old Brandon Laubenthal of Bancroft, Iowa left the trail […]

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Investigation Continues Into Shooting Incident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post report the arrest of two people for allegedly firing a shotgun at a house in Ewen. The incident took place in the early morning of January 8th when a resident was awakened by shotgun pellets striking his mailbox and house. Investigation […]

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