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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Local organizations across Michigan are being encouraged to apply for federal grants to sponsor programs geared toward senior volunteers. The Corporation for National and Community Service will award $14 million in grants nationwide to city and county governments, organizations, nonprofits and other groups that sponsor Retired and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources is hosting an open house today focusing on proposed forest management treatments for the Baraga unit, which includes Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties. The open house is set for 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Baraga Operations Service Center on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post will be adding road patrols aimed at stopping aggressive driving on M-123 in Chippewa and Luce Counties during the summer travel season. The increased patrols will focus on safe driving enforcement during this tourist season with the goal […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fishers have returned to the Lower Peninsula. Not the ones with a fishing rod and tackle box, but rather the furry, midsized, long-bodied member of the weasel family. The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that fishers, which vanished from Michigan in 1936, have come back. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Democrats are putting pressure on Republicans to cut short their summer vacations and come back to work. Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer says she and her colleagues will be at the Capitol on July 3 and ready to vote on a Medicaid expansion. Now she’s urging […]

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An effort is underway in the Upper Peninsula to lure a gun manufacturer to the state. State Senate Republican Tom Casperson of Escanaba says he has been in talks with gun companies on the east coast to move their production into the State of Michigan.  He also says Michigan is in the running to lure […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country woman who was previously arrested on parental kidnapping charges will be going to trial on other issues in Houghton County Circuit Court. Christina Stark, 32, of Calumet is scheduled to have a four day trial in October for five counts of Uttering and Publishing […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved an extension of a lease with the YMCA of Marquette County for their Marquette facility. The lease extension was a necessary step for the Y to receive a nearly three million dollar U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Loan for a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – After near-record highs earlier this month, Michigan gas prices are retreating for a second week in a row as refinery issues ease in the Midwest. Triple A Michigan says motorists will find the average gas price tumbled just over 30 cents this week. The current statewide average […]

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The Michigan Department of Transportation has started up a bridge project in the eastern U.P. today. M-DOT is resurfacing the 3 Mile Road bridge over I-75 in Sault Ste. Marie.  M-DOT will maintain traffic on 3 Mile Road with temporary traffic signals. I-75 will have one lane open to traffic in each direction at all […]

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