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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State House Agriculture Committee took testimony yesterday in Lansing from an Upper Michigan zoo owner on legislation designed to help private zoos in Michigan. Carrie Cramer, part owner of the DeYoung Family Zoo in Wallace and star of the Nat Geo Wild show “My Life is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder today delivered a special message on energy and the environment, calling for long-term, adaptable policies ensuring Michigan has the energy future generations need to thrive, while ensuring Michigan’s natural wonders are preserved and protected. The governor is calling for a comprehensive energy policy that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three recent trail camera photos of cougars in the U.P. have been verified by the Michigan DNR. Two of the photos, both of a cougar with a radio collar, were taken in October in Menominee County – one near Cedar River and one near Menominee just north […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Hematites need your help to send the entire football team to New York City to attend the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year reception. Thousands of people voted online for Eric Dompierre in the Sports Illustrated UNDERDOGS contest.  As part of the reward, SI was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates edged downward in 16 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in October. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels increased in the majority of regions over the month. A spokesman says Michigan’s local […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Sierra Club is weighing in on yesterday’s announcement of the joint ownership of the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette. Representative Tiffany Hartung said, burning coal at the Presque Isle power plant has affected families in Marquette for almost 50 years and installing emission controls to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation to increase payments in lieu of taxes (PILT) to local governments for state-owned land within their boundaries has been approved in the Michigan Senate. The legislation, co-sponsored by State Senator Tom Casperson, addresses problems with the payments not being made on time or paid in full. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University is one of nine colleges and universities nationwide being recognized by University Business magazine in its “Models of Efficiency” national recognition program. The program recognizes innovative approaches for streamlining higher education operations through technology and/or business process improvements.  At NMU, the Foundation Scholarship application […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources will host a Michigan Wolf Forum meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Little Bear Arena, located at 275 Marquette St., in St. Ignace. DNR staff will provide an update on current wolf management activity in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – WE Energies and Wolverine Power Cooperative have announced that the two companies will pursue joint ownership and the addition of state-of-the-art emission controls at the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette. The two companies announced at a press conference in Marquette this morning that they have signed […]

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