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School Closings For Monday, 2/29/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for all of the northern half of the U.P. until this afternoon. The National Weather Service says snow will develop this morning, then diminish into the afternoon with 1 to 4 inches by late this morning. The big issue is […]

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Enrollment Numbers Up At Michigan Tech

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Michigan Technological University say enrollment is up at the Houghton school. A report presented today to the MTU Board of Trustees showed that this semester’s undergraduate and graduate enrollment is higher than it was in Spring of 2015. Total enrollment is up 2.2 percent, to […]

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State Police Arrest U.P. Man On CSC Charges

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Wakefield, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post say they arrested a Mass City man on Criminal Sexual conduct charges. The unidentified 19-year-old from Mass City was arrested yesterday after Troopers investigated a report for the Department of Human Resources about a 14 year old girl who was pregnant. […]

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Marquette Holding Public Hearing On DLP Traffic Plans

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – City of Marquette is holding a public meeting tonight on plans for transportation changes related to the new Duke LifePoint hospital development along the US-41/M-28 corridor. As a result of the construction of the new hospital, changes are needed to accommodate increased traffic volumes and pattern shifts […]

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Hospital Closes Birthing Center And Senior Care Due To Flu

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country hospital has temporarily closed it’s birthing center and senior care facility due to illness. UP Health System-Portage in Hancock has closed it’s Family Birthing Center and PortagePointe to visiting children, including siblings, due to the high numbers of respiratory illness and flu in the […]

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Michigan Tech To Unveil New Logo And Branding Friday

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Michigan Technological University say they are planning to announce a new branding campaign for the Houghton school later this week. According to a statement from the university, after more than 130 years, Michigan Tech is going to debut it’s first cohesive, university-wide brand. The new […]

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DNR: Get Your Tree Stands Down By March 1st

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters that tree stands must be removed from public land by this Tuesday, March 1st. All scaffolds, platforms, ladders, and other tree-climbing devices must be taken down. Owners of equipment that is left on public land after March 1st will […]

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Marquette Farmer’s Market Seeks Vendors

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market is now accepting vendor applications for the 2016 season. The market opens Saturday, May 21st and runs every Saturday through December 17th at the Marquette Commons. This marks the seventeenth season of operation and it drew over 21,000 people throughout the season […]

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Chocolay Police Investigate Hit And Run

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Marquette County are looking for the public’s help in their investigation of a hit-and-run accident. Chocolay Township Police say the accident happened Monday between 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on US-41 near Silver Creek Road. Police say a southbound vehicle struck a pedestrian at […]

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Kivela Testifies On CWD-Related Penalty Bill

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela testified in Lansing today on a measure he has introduced to curb Chronic Wasting Disease in the U.P. deer herd. The Marquette Democrat testified on the measure in front of the the House Natural Resources Committee. Kivela’s bill would to increase […]

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