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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for the central U.P. from 7 p.m. tonight to 2 a.m. Saturday. Heavy, wet snow will arrive tonight and continue through Friday evening. The heaviest snow will fall tonight into tomorrow morning. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State Senate Natural Resources, Environment and Great Lakes Committee has approved a measure allowing the Natural Resources Commission to add species to the game list and establish hunting seasons in the state. If Senate Bill 288 becomes law, it would allow the NRC to designate a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The trial is continuing for a 50-year-old Western Upper Peninsula man accused of murdering his elderly wife. Kenneth Peters of Bessemer is charged in Gogebic County Circuit Court with first and second degree murder and vulnerable abuse of an adult. 79-year-old Ethel Grzeena-Peters was reported missing on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Chrysler is recalling more than 200,000 vehicles. The Auburn Hills automaker reports potential airbag problems in about 120,000 Chrysler 300′s and Dodge Challenger and Charger sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years. Roughly 61,000 2008-model year Dodge Nitro and Jeep Liberty SUV’s reportedly could have drive […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder announced that criminal justice agencies across the state will receive $1.2 million in federal grants to strengthen anti-drug and crime fighting efforts in Michigan. The funding is made possible through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program which supports all aspects of the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has reviewed the Michigan State Police investigation into the fatal shooting of a Humboldt Township woman last week by a State Police Trooper. The incident happened last Thursday at the woman’s residence around 6 p.m. 50-year-old Lori Lee was shot by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has introduced legislation to advance the scientific management of wildlife in Michigan. Casperson says the two-bill package builds upon a voter-approved policy from 1996’s Proposal G.   That measure charged the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) with regulating the taking of game based on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Great Lakes Center for Youth Development is preparing for the public release of the 2012 Youth Asset Report. Agency officials say they will be hosting two events this week to unveil the findings. According to the agency, there were several positive aspects to the data that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Catholic Diocese has selected Father Francis Dobrzenski of Lake Linden to serve as diocesan administrator until Pope Francis appoints a new bishop or apostolic administrator to the diocese. The College of Consultors was required by Church Law to meet within eight days of the diocesan […]

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