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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says it will not be issuing a permit for a proposed road in western Marquette County. In a letter released yesterday, the DEQ says they will not be issuing a state permit that is required in order for the construction of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates declined slightly in 14 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in November. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels decreased in all regions over the month mostly due to a reduction in the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill authored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker that would allow municipal forestland acquired from the DNR to be used for recreational purposes as well as being managed for timber has been signed into law. State Senator Tom Casperson developed the legislation after finding out as Ontonagon […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One of the nation’s largest Tea Party groups is forming a grassroots coalition to identify and support primary challengers to GOP Members of Congress who voted in favor of this week’s fiscal cliff compromise in Washington. Todd Cefaratti, founder of TheTeaParty.Net, says, “We expected Democrats to vote […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is drawing criticism for his support of the Fiscal Cliff legislation negotiated in Washington, D.C. this week. The group, Americans for Limited Government, says the Iron River Republican’s vote was disappointing and may serve to launch a challenge against him in the next […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department is warning people about unstable ice conditions on the lake at Tourist Park. The Department has received reports of people walking on the ice at the park located in north Marquette and they are telling the public the ice is not stable […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters that the last day to check in deer is tomorrow. The biological data received at deer check stations helps the DNR make scientific management decisions regarding the deer population. Skulls with intact jaws, teeth and antlers are needed for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Ironwood residents have been arrested and charged in connection with the New Year’s Eve fire in the city. Preliminary investigation identified the fire was caused by an active Meth Lab on the second floor of the residence at 131 S. Mansfield Street. Investigators say the components […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two vehicles that struck a cow moose last evening in Humboldt Township. The incident happened around 6:15 p.m. about 5 miles south of the US-41 intersection. Deputies say the first vehicle, a newer, dark colored SUV was northbound on M-95 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming has issued a water boil advisory for a portion of the city. The Department of Public Works repaired a water main leak overnight on Marquette Street just south of Ready Street that caused reduced pressures on the water system. The repairs are completed […]

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