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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The United Steelworkers Local Unions 4974 and 4950 have stepped up to help collect nearly $2000 for the Salvation army this Christmas. The unions collected $1,951 for the Ishpeming Salvation Army by participating in the Salvation Army’s red kettle drive. Kettles were placed at the Tilden Mine, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Christmas/New Year’s travel period is officially underway, and according to a Triple-A Michigan survey 2.9 (M) million Michigan residents are travel 50 miles or more from home from now through New Year’s Day. The Auto Club says 92-percent of Michiganders in the survey will go by […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More than 260-thousand families and businesses remain without power after a storm system rolled through this weekend knocking out service to more than 482-thousand families and businesses. Consumers Energy reports outages include 185-thousand customers, and DTE Energy more than 78-thousand as of Monday night. Consumers Energy says […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This is it, the final day of the 2013 Christmas shopping season, and last minute gift buyers can expect the usual crowded stores. Tom Scott, of the Michigan Retailers Association, says retailers will do their best to accommodate those consumers, but again “patience” will be the rule […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are warning residents about a scam involving job postings on the website Craigs List. Troopers say a person responded to a job posting on the site and was hired without an application, interview or a background check. The person was […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Funding for the construction of another Littoral Combat Ship at Marinette Marine has been included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill includes $1.8 billion for the ship construction. Marinette Marine, just across the state line from Menominee, Michigan, is one of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Munising detachment say a fire destroyed a mobile home on Johnson Road in Van Meer around 1:30 yesterday morning. Five people, 30-year-old Gaylord McArthur, 24-year-old Barbara McGee, 6-year-old Brian McGee, 4-year-old Arianna McArthur and 3-year-old Alia McArthur, were injured in the fire. Troopers […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters were called out early this morning to rescue a person who had fallen through the ice in Marquette’s Lower Harbor. The call came in just after 12:20 a.m. about the victim falling through ice near Thill’s Fish Dock. Two firefighters put on cold water […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies say a two-vehicle traffic accident this morning in front of the Lowe’s store in Marquette Township snarled eastbound traffic on US-41 for about 45 minutes. The accident happened around 7:45 a.m. when a 2003 Ford pickup, driven by 51-year-old Clifford Dice of Bay […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Department responded to a house fire early this morning in Munising Township. The fire was reported just after 1:30 a.m. and it destroyed a mobile home on Johnson Road in Van Meer. Few details have been released, but some injuries were reported, including […]

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