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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a bill requiring M-DOT to give local governments the first chance to bid on snow removal equipment at auction before being offered to the general public. Dianda says this is a reintroduction of a bill from last year’s legislative […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Firefighters say a toddler alerted a family about a house fire yesterday afternoon. Fire crews were called out to 216 N. Fifth Street just after 4:30 p.m. Daniel and Amber Featherstone and their 3 children were home at the time of the fire. A two year […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A special breakfast is planned for this weekend in Marquette to raise funds for a great cause. Elmer Moisio of the Marquette Lions Club joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to invite everyone to their pancake breakfast at the Legion Hall on Bluff […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon between a motorcycle and a car. The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. on County Road 550, just south of Harlow Lake Road in Marquette Township. A car, driven by 25-year-old Stephen Lemerond of Marquette, was stopped […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education is holding a special meeting tonight to interview a candidate for the post of superintendent. The meeting is being held in light of the recent board vote to not continue the contract of superintendent Dru Milliron. Milliron was hired […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan man has been sentenced to prison on child pornography charges. 28-year-old Eric Masters of St. Ignace was sentenced to 50-years in federal prison for producing child pornography involving three girls, aged 18 months to 12 years old. The judge also ordered him to pay […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the parent company of the Manistique paper mill have confirmed the closure of the plant. FutureMark Manistique says the company is closing the paper mill as of next week. Reports say the mill is closing due to a need for a large amount of cash […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – The 32nd Annual Pigs N’ Heat Charity Hockey Game was a blast last night at Lakeview Arena in Marquette. Our Great Lakes Radio crew was on hand to help out with announcements and game break music and we saw a fun night of hockey. The game was won […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution urging the DNR acquisition of land surrounding the Douglass Houghton Falls in the Keweenaw Peninsula. The Calumet Democrat says county officials recently found significant public support for the acquisition while updating their recreation plan. The falls are […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools are looking for a new superintendent. At the last meeting of the Gwinn school board, it was decided to not continue the contract of superintendent Dru Milliron effective June 30th. Milliron was hired to the post last July. He came to Gwinn […]

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