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Death Of Inmate Under Investigation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The investigation is continuing into the death of an inmate at the Houghton County Jail. Reports say the 38-year-old male inmate was taken by ambulance to UP Health System – Portage on Saturday, due to an unknown medical emergency. The inmate was then transferred to UP Health […]

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DNR Reports Decline In Moose Population

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says the moose population in the state is declining. According to the DNR 2015 moose population survey, 323 of the animals in the western Upper Peninsula, down from 451 in 2013. From 1997 to 2007, surveys of prime moose areas in Baraga, […]

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DNR U.P. Advisory Councils Meet Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR Eastern and Western U.P. Citizens’ Advisory Councils are holding their annual joint meeting tonight in Marquette. The primary topic of the meeting will be an update on invasive species issues facing the state. Reports on current DNR projects and business will also be presented […]

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Destruction Of Property In Marquette Reported

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Police Department is investigating a series of Malicious Destruction of Property complaints involving Marquette County vehicles and Marquette Police property. The County vehicles were parked in the lower level parking lot at Pathways and sustained damage to the hood and doors of their vehicles. In […]

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Deteriorating Lake Ice Conditions Dangerous

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette area search and rescue personnel are urging people to stay off of lake ice as the weather continues to warm up. They say the rescue of one person from the water last Friday afternoon from Marquette’s Upper Harbor near the ore dock is a good reminder […]

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Drunk Driver In State Police Collision Arraigned

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The drunk driver who struck a parked Michigan State Police car late Friday night has been arraigned. 38-year-old Carol Saari of Ishpeming was arraigned today in Marquette County District Court. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Friday on M-28 near Kawbawgam Road in Marquette County’s Chocolay Township […]

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Dianda Charges MPSC With U.P. Energy Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a House Resolution calling on the Michigan Public Service Commission to create an U.P.-wide energy plan. Dianda says following energy issues recently in the U.P., the MPSC should create a plan meeting energy objectives and customer needs for reliable […]

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Dangerous Ice Reported Along Superior Shoreline

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Department says dangerous conditions have developed near the Grand Island Ice Caves. In a statement released yesterday, the department says recent warm and sunny days have created conditions in which the ice is dangerous to approach. There is a threat of falling ice […]

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Great Lakes Radio’s SUNNY FM Named Station Of The Year

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(Marquette, MI) – Great Lakes Radio, Inc. is proud to announce SUNNY FM (101.9 WKQS) has been named Station of the Year by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. The official notification was made Wednesday evening at the annual MAB Broadcast Excellence Awards at the Lansing Center in Lansing, MI. SUNNY FM was named as Market […]

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MI DNR Recommends U.P. Graymont Mine Proposal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR is recommending approval of a proposed limestone mine in the eastern U.P. Canadian company Graymont, Inc. is seeking to open the 10,000 acre mine in northern Mackinac County near Rexton. The firm submitted a revised Land Transaction Application to the DNR last week. The […]

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