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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – There’s more cases of the flu being reported to the state so far this year, compared to last year at this time. But it’s too early to tell just what this flu season will be like, according to officials. Officials with the Michigan Department of Community Health […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Winter tax bills totaling $1.6 million have been mailed to Marquette City property owners. Tax collection is currently underway and payments are accepted at the City Treasurer’s office without interest through February 14th, 2014. The 2013 winter property tax bill represents millage levies for Marquette County Transit, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says three Marquette County community parks and recreation projects will receive a portion of over $695,000 in federal Land and Water Conservation Fund grants. The program supports the efforts of municipalities to provide better public outdoor recreation opportunities for their residents. The […]

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SCHOOL CLOSURES FOR 12/5/2013: Gwinn Community Schools Ishpeming Public Schools Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School – Marquette Marquette-Alger RESA – Marquette Negaunee Public Schools NorthStar Academy & Polaris Middle School – Marquette NICE Community Schools Powell Township – Big Bay Republic-Michigamme Schools Wells Township Schools Christ The King Pre-School – Ishpeming Crossroads Christian […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – With a 5-to-1 vote last Monday night, the Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education implemented a plan to re-align elementary schools in the district. Included in that plan was the re-purposing of the Graveraet building as a K-5 school, which will have an impact on the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Royales are teaming up with U.P. Run for Life and the Superior Health Foundation this weekend for the inaugural Skate for Life weekend at Lakeview Arena to raise money to assist transplant patients in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with medical costs, prescription and mileage expenses. Royales […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 10th Celebrity Art Auction to benefit the U.P. Children’s Museum is this Thursday with a 5:30 pm viewing and the auction at 7:00 pm. Nheena Weyer-Ittner and Dan Blondeau with the UPCM joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to discuss the event and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan argued yesterday before the U.S. Supreme Court against a proposed downstate off-reservation gambling casino planned by the Bay Mills Indian Community from the eastern U.P. Michigan Solicitor General John Bursch presented oral arguments on the state’s challenge to the expansion of off-reservation gaming. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Board of Canvassers has approved a petition form for a group supporting wolf hunting in Michigan. The petition requires the naming of game species be in the hands of the Natural Resources Commission and not in the hands of a public vote. What’s really at […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Natural Resources officials expect to release preliminary results of the just-completed Michigan firearms deer hunting season later this week or next. The 16-day firearms season ended on Saturday, November 30th. D-N-R Deer and Elk officials expect the statewide take to be about the same as last […]

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