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Early Morning Fire Destroys Delta County Business

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Cooks, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A popular Delta County bar and restaurant was destroyed by an early-morning fire today. The fire at Sidetracks Bar and Restaurant, located in Cooks near Garden Corners, was reported around 4:15 a.m. by a neighbor. Few details are known at this time, but reports say fire crews […]

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U.P. Man Injured In Weekend Traffic Accident

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Gogebic County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gogebic County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident in Erwin Township yesterday morning. Deputies say a 22-year-old Erwin Township man was southbound on East End Road when his vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees. The driver was pinned inside the vehicle for several […]

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Three Bodies Found In Burned Car

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Schoolcraft County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police are investigating a fatal vehicle fire in Schoolcraft County’s Doyle Township. Troopers were called to a rough gravel road around 5:30 p.m. Friday where a burned vehicle had been located. The bodies of three people believed to be from the Gould City and Newberry […]

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Search Continues For Missing Women In U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The search is continuing for two missing women last seen in Marquette County. State Police say 52-year-old Leslie Roy and 56-year-old Lee Wright were traveling through the U.P. visiting family in West Ishpeming where they were last seen on on the morning of April 11th. They were […]

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MTU Says Wolf Numbers Down At Isle Royale

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Researchers at Michigan Tech in Houghton say the number of wolves at Isle Royale National Park is at an unprecedented low. The Annual MTU Winter Study found only three wolves appear to remain at the island park on Lake Superior. The number marks a sharp decline from […]

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U.P. Receives Federal Money For Homeless Veterans

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Over $34,000 in federal funding is heading to the U.P. to provide assistance to help end veteran homelessness. The assistance is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program. $34,241 is going to the Michigan […]

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Missing Women Last Seen In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police are continuing to search for two women last seen a week ago in Marquette County. 52-year-old Leslie Roy and 56-year-old Lee Wright were traveling through the U.P. visiting family in Ishpeming where they were last seen on the evening of April 10th. They were scheduled […]

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Casperson Bill Links Upper And Lower Peninsulas To Power Grid

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill by State Senator Tom Casperson connecting the Upper and Lower Peninsulas to the same electrical grid has been submitted in Lansing. The Escanaba Republican says the measure addresses a concern that, with only one major power plant, most U.P. residents rely on electricity from outside […]

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House Fire In Munising

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a house fire yesterday afternoon in Munising. The fire at a home on West Onota Street was reported just after 4:00 p.m. The fire at the two-story building caused extensive structural damage as well as smoke damage through the entire house. There is no […]

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Marquette County Hospital Top Performer Nationwide

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System–Bell say the Ishpeming hospital has been named by a federal agency as among the top seven percent of hospitals nationwide for patient satisfaction. The rating comes from a survey by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. […]

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