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Marquette, MI –  (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan U.S. Representative Mike Rogers says he’s concerned about security on the HealthCare.gov website. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Sunday that the Affordable Care Act enrollment website was improved by a series of hardware upgrades and software fixes. But Rogers, who chairs the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Seventeen wolves have been killed so far in Michigan’s first wolf hunt since the animals were removed from the endangered species list. The latest numbers are from the Department of Natural resources as of Sunday. The hunt is scheduled to run until December 31st or until a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Another Upper Michigan hospital has been acquired by LifePoint Hospitals. The Portage Health Board of Directors and LifePoint Hospitals have finalized the joint venture agreement to share ownership and operation of Portage Health in Hancock. The joint venture brings $60 million in capital improvements to Portage Health […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming City police are investigating a two-vehicle traffic accident that happened yesterday afternoon. Police say the accident happened around 2:30 p.m. when a Dodge pickup truck, driven by a 24-year-old female went out of control, crossed the center line and struck an oncoming Chevy Blazer on County […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a fire at the Empire Mine in western Marquette County this morning. The fire was reported in the conveyor belts of the limestone feeding system at the Palmer operation just before 6:00 a.m. Employees were evacuated and no injuries were reported. Fire crews from […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  –  Marquette County is one of seven Michigan counties to use a portion $2.5 million in state funds to upgrade roads to all-season status. The improvements will include road reconstruction, resurfacing, and shoulder and guardrail upgrades. The Marquette County Road Commission will resurface County Road 492 from Lost […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has announced that the Dr. John English family has donated 142 acres of land in Chocolay Township to the NMU Foundation. The family’s acreage lies south of M-28, east of Kawbawgam Road and adjacent to state forest land. English and his family have a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says a total of fifteen wolves have been killed in the first two weeks of Michigan’s first wolf hunt since the animals were removed from the endangered species list. The hunt is scheduled to run until December 31st or until a total […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The first connector routes proposed by the Michigan DNR to allow off-road vehicles to travel in the rights of way and some shoulders of state highways, have been approved by the M-DOT. Twelve routes in the U.P. were chosen as pilot locations and the routes were established […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – During this Thanksgiving weekend, the Michigan State Police are reminding motorists to make safety a priority during their holiday travel. MSP troopers will join their counterparts from across the country in the international traffic safety initiative, Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort). As part of Operation C.A.R.E., […]

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