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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a weekend house fire in Negaunee. The fire was reported around 10:15 p.m. on Saturday at 413 New Buffalo Road. Crews arriving on the scene found black smoke coming from windows of the two-story home. The fire caused heavy smoke and heat damage to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – He’s making it official, Governor Rick Snyder will announce Monday that he’s seeking a second term in office. The governor will kick off a statewide announcement tour Monday with appearances in Detroit, Lansing and Grand Rapids. He is expected to visit Traverse City, Frankenmuth and Oakland Community […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in December rose slightly in 11 of the 17 major labor market regions in Michigan. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels declined seasonally in nearly all areas over the month. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Congressman Dan Benishek says he is pleased with the release of additional heating assistance for low-income families in the U.P. and Northern Lower Michigan who are being impacted by the current propane shortage. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making $454 million available nationally, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dickinson County authorities report seizing a marijuana growing operation at a home in the Kingsford Heights area this week. County Prosecutor Lisa Richards said that the Kingsford-Iron Mountain-Norway-Dickinson drug team acted on a tip and executed a search warrant on Wednesday for the residence. Detectives located and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation sponsored by Upper Peninsula Congressman Dan Benishek to protect the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was unanimously passed by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources. The bill is now set to move to the House floor for a final vote. The legislation would designate approximately […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s December jobless rate of 8.4 percent was the fourth highest jobless rate in the nation. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Rhode Island had the highest seasonally adjusted jobless rate in December at 9.1 percent. Nevada was second at 8.8 percent and Illinois was […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Negaunee Township housefire has claimed the life of one woman. State Police from the Negaunee Post say the fire at 47 Hoist Road was called in around 10:40 last night. Firefighters arriving on the scene found the house totally engulfed in flames. 69-year-old Daniel Juchemich had […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office and Negaunee City Police Department recently completed investigations into multiple allegations of criminal sexual conduct allegedly committed by a Palmer man. Deputies investigated a complaint of sexual assault which was alleged to have been committed in Palmer, and found that 38-year-old Ronnie […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The following schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. SCHOOL CLOSINGS Houghton-Keweenaw County B-H-K Baraga County Headstart B-H-K Houghton/Keweenaw Headstart Copper Country Christian School Ewen Headstart MTU Preschool SCHOOL DELAYS Ewen-Trout Creek   2 Hr Delay Breitung Township   2 Hr Delay […]

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