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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Excessive speed is believed to be a factor in a fatal snowmobile accident yesterday in Iron County. Authorities say the accident occurred at approximately 1 o’clock yesterday afternoon off of trail 18 on the DNR Road in Amasa. Few details have been released, but the victim has […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to two separate snowmobile accidents in Keweenaw County yesterday. The first accident was reported just before noon on Trail No. 151, about a mile south of Eagle River in Houghton Township. The Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Department says 44-year-old Chad Geer of Logansport, Indiana, was following […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police say at least four people including three children have been killed and about 20 others injured in a massive freeway crash on I-75 near Detroit involving at least two dozen vehicles in icy, snowy conditions. Troopers say the deaths and injuries happened in a chain-reaction […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man was killed in a car-semi truck accident yesterday on M-28 on the Seney Stretch. 39-year-old Eric Mason was killed around 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon when his passenger car went out of control and slid into the path of an oncoming semi truck. The accident […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Senior U.S. Senator is planning to reintroduce legislation to improve maintenance of the nation’s harbors, including those in the Great Lakes. Testifying before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Senator Carl Levin said he will reintroduce legislation calling for money from the more than […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is holding a special meeting tomorrow morning to discuss impacts from the decision to not construct a proposed county road in western Marquette County. Commissioners and city staff will explore options now that the plug was pulled on the plan to build County […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County businesses that have created new employment opportunities in the past 12 months were recognized today at a special session in Marquette. Forty-nine county businesses that collectively created 293 new jobs in 2012 were recognized for their participation in the Plus One Program at the Lake […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A rumored possible candidate for Governor of Michigan in two years has taken herself out of the running. Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer has announced that she will not run for governor in 2014. The East Lansing Democrat says while Governor Rick Snyder must be defeated, staying […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the central U.P. until 1:00 a.m. tomorrow. The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township says the advisory is for snow and blowing snow that may effect visibilities due to a combination of falling and blowing snow. The snow […]

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