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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a structure fire early this morning in the City of Manistique. Reports say the fire at a home on North 4th Street was called in just after 1:30 a.m., and firefighters arriving on the scene found the front of the building engulfed in flames. […]

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT says tests of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock are scheduled for this week as part of ongoing maintenance work and will cause brief delays for motorists. Contractors will be performing test lifts of the bridge, requiring brief closures of the bridge to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in January rose in all of the state’s 17 major labor market areas. State officials say total employment declined in most regions over the month. In January, 12 of the state’s 17 major regions had unemployment rates at or below the national rate […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says crews are continuing to work today to restore power in areas affected by the storm that moved across the region. The company says that there are a few remaining outages being worked on in the Houghton area that should be completed […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has selected a traffic flow plan for the US-41/M-28 corridor adjacent to the new hospital construction project in the city. The Commission voted 5-1 yesterday to move forward with a plan for access from the highway to the Duke LifePoint hospital campus being […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela says he voted against a measure in the State House yesterday because it gave an unfair advantage to big box stores over small local businesses. Kivela says House Bill 4895 allows big-box retailers wanting a beer and wine license for their gas stations […]

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council is seeking to get a pair of Michigan DNR grants to help fund construction of eighteen-hole disc golf course at the Al Quaal Recreation Area. The council unanimously passed a motion today at a special meeting to formally request the grant money. If […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is selecting a traffic flow plan for the US-41/M-28 corridor adjacent to the new hospital construction project at a special meeting today. The Commission is deciding on a preferred alternative for access from the highway to the Duke LifePoint hospital campus being built […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Heavy, wet snow around the central and western U.P. has resulted in tricky driving conditions due to slippery roads.  As a result, there are some school closings for today. SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR THURSDAY, March 17, 2016: Negaunee Public Schools Ishpeming Schools NICE Community Schools Powell Township School […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow through 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. A mix of rain and snow this afternoon over the western Marquette County highlands and will change to all snow by later tonight across the […]

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