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USDA Grant To Benefit Rural Medicine In U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A federal grant will be used to help connect people in rural areas of the U.P. and the Northern Lower Peninsula with quality health care. The $217,629 USDA grant will benefit 27 counties in the Upper Peninsula and Northern Lower Michigan. The funding, which comes through the […]

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Marquette Closes Portion Of Lakeshore Boulevard

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lakeshore Boulevard between Wright Street and Hawley Street in the City of Marquette will remain closed until further notice. The road was closed during a November 11th storm, which sent large waves and pieces of the shoreline rock barrier into the roadway. That closure was the third […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Hit And Run

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a hit-and-run traffic accident last night. The accident was reported around 11:20 p.m. on Lincoln Avenue. Police say a silver Chevrolet, possibly a Monte Carlo, pulled out of Lot 16 on the campus of Northern Michigan University, turned south and struck an […]

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Travel Downstate Could Be Tricky Through Friday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Travelers headed to the eastern U.P. or downstate may encounter some weather-related problems through tomorrow morning. The National Weather Service says a Lake Effect Snow Warning remains in effect until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow for Alger, northern Schoolcraft, Luce and Chippewa counties. Moderate to heavy lake effect snow […]

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Sexual Assault Reported On Michigan Tech Campus

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech Public Safety is looking for the public’s help in their investigation of a reported sexual assault on the Houghton campus. According to the University, Public Safety and Police Services received word about a female MTU student being assaulted outside the Walker Arts and Humanities Center […]

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UPPCO Says Presque Isle Plant Issue Will Change

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UPPCO says the controversy over the financial impact of keeping the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette open is a complex issue and is sure to change. The Midcontinent Independent System Operator, or MISO, which maintains the electric grid in the Midwest, determined that Presque Isle was […]

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Cliffs Looking To Close Eastern Canadian Mine

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources is looking into getting out of mining operations in Eastern Canada. Company officials say exiting the iron ore operations may result in the shut down of their Bloom Lake Mine in Quebec. To make Bloom Lake viable, Cliffs says expansion of the mine would […]

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ACTIVE Physical Therapy Increasing Therapy Choices And Options

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – ACTIVE Physical Therapy is partnering with an area gym to offer up increased options related to formal exercise regimens and physical therapy. ACTIVE Physical Therapy General Manager Dave Aro chatted with Mike Plourde today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike about the planned partnership  with […]

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House Fire Reported In South Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters responded to a house fire last night in South Marquette. The call came in just after 6:00 p.m. of a report of smoke coming from a residence at 300 Altamont Street. Upon arrival firefighters found smoke coming from two sides of the structure. The […]

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MI Lawmakers Introduce U.P. Energy Legislation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan lawmakers have introduced legislation requiring additional oversight by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, allowing the agency to stop a pending $100 million annual electric rate increase for U.P. consumers. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressmen Dan Benishek and Gary Peters introduced legislation following a recent decision […]

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