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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Aerial tree trimming around electrical transmission lines is planned for this week for Marquette, Baraga and Houghton counties. American Transmission Company says a helicopter and heavy-duty air saw will be used during August to trim trees along a 138,000-volt transmission line between the Perch Lake Substation near […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing their investigation into a death that occurred over the weekend during the Ore to Shore bike race. Police located the body of a 37-year-old Elm River, Wisconsin man after he was overdue to finish the race. Authorities searched the course and located […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One of the Upper Midwest’s premier music and art festivals is happening this weekend in the tiny hamlet of Grand Marias, MI. A seasonal stop for many who truly want to get away from it all, Grand Marais, located along the south shore of Lake Superior in […]

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Marquette, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources Board of Directors has appointed Lourenco Goncalves to the positions of Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Goncalves replaces Jim Kirsch who served as Chairman since July 2013, and Gary Halverson who served as CEO since February 2014. Goncalves’ brings more than 30 […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Upper Peninsula fire departments will receive federal grants to purchase new firefighting vehicles. The Norway Volunteer Fire Department will receive $237,500 and the Sugar Island Township Fire Department will receive $208,696 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, part of […]

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Marquette, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) – Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer will be campaigning in areas of the Upper Peninsula starting tonight through this weekend. He will be at the Menominee Waterfront Festival tonight from 7:00pm to 8:00pm central time. Tomorrow, Schauer will host a coffee hour in Crystal Falls, tour the Gogebic Medical […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Results from yesterday’s August Primary Election in Delta County. DELTA COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS Delta County District Court Judge Steve Parks 3284 John Economopoulos 2242 Trenton Stupak 1040 Delta County Commission John C Malnar 329 Thomas C Elegeert 309 Escanaba Delta Area Transit Authority Millage Yes 373 No […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Results for Alger County from the August Primary Election. Alger County 911 Service Millage Proposal Yes 879 No 339 Munising Road Funding Millage Yes 185 No 93 AuTrain General Operations Millage Request No 103 Yes 94 AuTrain Fire Services Millage Request Yes 138 No 63 Burt Twp […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan voters have passed Proposal 1, the only statewide ballot question in yesterday’s elections. The measure calls for the phase-out of Michigan’s personal property tax on business. The PPT was a source of revenue for many local communities, but Michigan’s general fund would partially replace those funds, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Results for Marquette County from yesterday’s August Primary Election. MARQUETTE COUNTY ELECTION AND MILLAGE RESULTS Marquette County Commission 1st District John DePetro 461 Steve Pence 381 Marquette County Commission 3rd District Bruce Heikkila 567 Jason Schneider 417 Marquette County Commission 6th District Mark Curran 405 Nick Smaby […]

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