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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources’ Fisheries Division announced today that after internal and external reviews, it is recommending the brook trout daily possession limit for the U.P. remain at its current level of five. In 2000, the daily possession limit for brook trout in most Michigan streams […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new independent study by the Center For Rural Strategies has found that Marquette County has experienced a so-called “brain gain” in the last 40 years. The study, which looked at census records since 1970, found Marquette County joined the rest of the country in what has […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Residents in the City of Marquette are being notified of a delay in the mailing out of their utility bills. According to City Treasurer Diane Giddens, bills that were scheduled to be mailed on August 6th will be delayed as the City transitions to an entirely new […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Charges have been revised against a Marquette County man arrested recently for allegedly stealing several items of women’s swimwear and undergarments from residences in the Republic area. The Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney has amended the charges pending against 48-year-old William Joseph Miller of Witch Lake. Two of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police have identified the man who drowned after the raft he was on struck a large rock at Piers Gorge on the Menominee River along the Michigan-Wisconsin border Tuesday. According to the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Department, 59-year-old Mark Fackler of Mundelein, Illinois was trapped by the current […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – People in the western Upper Peninsula may see some active skies today as NORAD, or the North American Aerospace Defense Command, conducts exercise flights. The military exercises will continue through this afternoon and will feature flight-based interception and identification procedures. People in the areas between Isle Royale […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A 37-year-old man will stand trial on multiple charges stemming from a family squabble and standoff incident in the Western Upper Peninsula last month. Bobby Joe Nordstrom of Iron River waived his preliminary examination in Iron County trial court Monday and entered not guilty pleas to the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Munising man reported missing on Lake Superior has been found. Carl Behrend’s family reported him missing after not hearing from him for six days.  Behrend is attempting to sail around Lake Superior on his 18 foot catamaran. The U.S. and Canadian coast guard were searching for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Today is Primary Election Day and voters are deciding the fates of several candidates running for a wide variety of offices as well as various municipal and school millage requests. Voters in today’s primary will narrow the field of candidates moving on to the general election in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is urging Michigan citizens to vote in today’s primary election. The state’s chief election officer says currently 7,334,233 residents are registered to vote. This compares to the 2008 primary election, in which there were 7,243,261 registered voters. Voters are reminded that because […]

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