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Dianda Holding Ishpeming Deer Hunting Meeting This Weekend

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is holding a town hall meeting in Marquette County this weekend to discuss deer hunting. Dianda says the meeting will feature with representatives from the Department of Natural Resources and will focus on the U.P. deer population and hunting regulations. He […]

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Snyder Appoints Creagh As Interim DEQ Director

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder says Michigan DNR Director Keith Creagh will be taking over as interim director of the Department of Environmental Quality. Snyder appointed Creagh to the post following the resignation of former DEQ director Dan Wyant. Dr. Bill Moritz will serve as interim director at the […]

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U.P. Man Going To Trial For Home Invasion And Assault Case

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Sault Ste. Marie – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An eastern U.P. man is heading to trial in a home invasion and assault case. The trial of twenty-four-year old Jameon Cox of Sault Ste. Marie is scheduled to begin on April 13th in Chippewa County Circuit Court. Cox has been charged with five total counts […]

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Lower Michigan Ice Storm Expected Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – For those with downstate travel plans, the National Weather Service says much of the Lower Peninsula is expected to be hit with freezing rain, sleet and high hinds as well as some snow. The weather event is expected to begin with sleet and rain in southern Lower […]

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Severe Winter Weather To Hit Most Of Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A mix of snow, sleet, ice and high winds will be hitting a major portion of the entire state over the next day or so. The National Weather Service says a Winter Storm Warning has been posted from 7:00 o’clock tonight to 7:00 p.m. tomorrow for the […]

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Two Charged In Western U.P. Drug Bust

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Watersmeet, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have released an update in the case of two people arrested on drug charges in the western U.P. The Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics Team arrested 56-year-old Steven Comes and 52-year-old Shirley Kashich yesterday after executing a search warrant at a residence in Gogebic County’s Watersmeet Township. Reports […]

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Federal Funds Coming To Northern Initiatives

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be investing $400,000 in an area organization that provides assistance to small businesses and non-profits in the U.P. The funds are going to Northern Initiatives through the Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program. The program was part of the 2014 Farm Bill and […]

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UP Health System-Marquette Finalizes Land Deal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System-Marquette say they have finalized the purchase of the Roundhouse Property in south Marquette. The real estate transaction was completed yesterday, following the Marquette City Commission approval of both the sale and the designation of the site as a Brownfield property last week. […]

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State Police Encourage Public Vigilance For Safety

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police are reminding residents of their role in keeping the state safe by reporting suspicious activity. State Police officials say that homeland security starts with hometown security and if something seems suspicious or out of place to not hesitate to report it to law enforcement. […]

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Lost Hikers Found In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three lost hikers were safely located last night by the Marquette County Search & Rescue Team. Rescuers were called out to Hogsback Mountain in Marquette Township around 7:30 p.m. The County Sheriff’s Office says three sisters, 20-year-old Maria Kuopus of Minnetonka, Minnesota, and 20-year-old Bridgette Kuopus and […]

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