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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Department of Natural Resources says its Lake Superior research vessel is back on the water for the season. The vessel “Lake Char” is one of four DNR vessels conducting annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations. The DNR says the vessels are critical in their effort to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Today is the day a special enforcement campaign begins to make sure Michigan motorists are “buckled up” through the Memorial Day holiday. Officers from 155 police agencies in 26 Michigan counties will join the national “Click It Or Ticket” effort for the next two weeks, with a goal […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –M-DOT says a main roadway in the Copper Country will have some affected traffic due to a culvert replacement that got underway this morning. M-203 in Houghton County, about 1 mile west of Calumet, has been reduced to one lane of alternating traffic under flag control for today […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments June 12 in the lawsuit from state employee unions over a law requiring employees in the old pension system to contribute 4 percent of their pay to the system if they want to remain in the pension system. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the people involved in a three car accident yesterday afternoon in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 1:15 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 41 and County Road HIA when a 2008 GMC Acadia, driven by 86-year-old Lester […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –State Police at the Negaunee Post say three people were injured in a multiple vehicle accident in Ishpeming Township last night. The accident happened just after 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 41 and North Lake Drive. Troopers say a black Pontiac traveling on US 41 failed […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources and the Rio Tinto Eagle Mine have entered into a two-part agreement that features a new multi-million dollar fund created to assist community-focused projects in Marquette County and improved rail line mine and mill access for the companies. The Cliffs/Rio Tinto Marquette County Community […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Powerball jackpot has topped half-a-billion dollars. No one won Wednesday night’s grand prize so the jackpot moves to an estimated record of at least $550 million. Lottery officials say one ticket worth $1 million was sold in Michigan. That ticket was purchased at Goldsworthy’s Inc. in Blanchard, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The City of Ishpeming has announced that Hematite Drive will be closed between Lake Street and Main Street in Ishpeming beginning tomorrow. The closure is for construction of the Negaunee Sewer Transmission Main. The closure is expected to last up to six weeks due to bedrock removal prior […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation allowing school districts that have exceeded their allotted six days of school closure to extend the length of remaining school days instead of adding days to the year in order to meet the required minimum hours of instruction. The State School Aid […]

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