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Marquette Area Public Schools Propose Sinking Fund Millage

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public School District is asking voters to approve a sinking fund millage in the upcoming August 5th election. District Superintendent Bill Saunders joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to explain the proposed tax levy. Saunders explained that the millage would […]

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT is letting motorists in Delta County know of a planned lane closure on US-2 in Escanaba. One westbound lane of the highway will be closed in Escanaba at 8:00 o’clock tonight for catch basin maintenance work. Crews say motorists should expect a single-lane closure of the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lakeshore Boulevard in the City of Marquette is closed to through traffic today between East Ridge Street and East Washington Street for a water main leak. Mattson Park will be accessible via East Ridge Street to Lakeshore Boulevard to the entrance of Mattson Park. This closure is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan’s legislative delegation is holding the latest in a series of public meetings tonight in Marquette Township. State Senator Tom Casperson and Representatives Scott Dianda, John Kivela and Ed McBroom are holding the town hall meetings across the U.P. to give local residents a chance to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is continuing work on a  proposed truck ordinance for the city. The Commission held a work session this week to discuss the proposed ordinance and other documents and information associated with interlocal discussions. Talks with  with Marquette County, Marquette Township, Negaunee Township and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela is praising a total of $6.7 million slated to go toward fixing roads in the 109th District through the M-DOT Priority Roads Investment Program. Funding was spread out in two phases for road projects across the state, and Kivela’s district received the 5th-largest […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparation is underway for the 13th Annual Blueberry Festival, set for this Friday in Downtown Marquette. The event runs from from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Washington and Front streets.  Organizers say the downtown will be busy with sidewalk sales, food vendors, artists, demonstrations, pony rides, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University in Houghton has received a multi-million dollar grant to reform middle-school science education. The $5 Million grant from the Midland-based Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation will fund development of a model including a new curriculum supported by updated teacher education and teacher […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The company hired to execute the Marquette July 4th fireworks show has apologized for the technical failure of this year’s show and has offered the Fireworks Committee a refund. In a statement released today, the Marquette Area 4th of July Fireworks Committee says Great Lakes Fireworks, LLC […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan’s legislative delegation is continuing with a series of public meetings this week and next. State Senator Tom Casperson and Representatives Scott Dianda, John Kivela and Ed McBroom are holding the town hall meetings across the U.P. to give local residents a chance to address issues […]

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