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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Helen Milliken, former Michigan first lady, has died.  She was 89. Millliken, wife of former Governor William Milliken, was Michigan’s longest serving first lady. Milliken was also known as a longtime supporter of womens rights and environmental issues.  Reports say she recently had been receiving hospice care […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – No injuries were reported in a garage fire yesterday afternoon in Manistique Township. Manistique Public Safety were called by one of the homeowners just before 4 p.m. about the fire at 5560W River Road.  The large pole building was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker has introduced legislation replacing a mix of several mining taxes with a single severance tax. State Representative Matt Huuki says he has introduced the bills so U.P. based mining companies could help create jobs and become stronger financially. According to Huuki, the legislation […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials are urging deer hunters to shoot feral swine while they are in the woods during the firearm season. Feral swine are defined as free-ranging wild pigs, not owned by any person.  State Veterinarian Dr. Steven Halstead says the animals may transmit disease to domestic pigs […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two new members to the Michigan Technological University Board of Control. Robert Jacquart, of Ironwood, and Linda Kennedy, of Troy, will serve on the eight-person governing body of the Houghton university. Jacquart is CEO of Jacquart Fabric Products, a textile designing and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man arrested after a two-vehicle traffic accident Monday in Negaunee at U.S.-41 and Baldwin Avenue has plead guilty to a count of operating while intoxicated. 31-year-old Patrick Joseph Hill of Ishpeming was arraigned yesterday in 96th District Court.  Hill was charged with a second […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post say three Escanaba residents have been arrested on felonious assault and home invasion charges following a year-long investigation. 20–year–old Ashley Stodola, 21–year–old Alyna Brunette and 19–year–old Michael Jones were taken into custody this week and charged in connection with the break-in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A man wanted for kidnapping in the state of Oklahoma was arrested this week in Escanaba. Authorities received a tip that the unidentified 31-year-old man was in Escanaba earlier this week.  Escanaba public Safety Officers and Michigan State Police Troopers found the suspect at a residence on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is in critical need of three types of blood in all of their service areas. The Blood Center currently has a need for A-positive, O-negative and A-negative blood throughout Upper Peninsula. The need is high is Escanaba, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two new members to the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees. Steve Mitchell of West Bloomfield and Thomas Zurbuchen of Ann Arbor have been named to the eight-person governing body of the university in Marquette. Mitchell has chaired the political research and […]

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