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Candidates Running For Marquette County Board District 3 Seat Discuss Issues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two candidates are running for the post of representing District 3 on the Marquette County Board of Commissioners. Democrat Stephen Adamini and Independent Bill Vajda are in the home stretch of their campaigns for the seat, which covers a portion of the City of Marquette and a […]

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Negaunee Miner Football Rolls On In Playoff Action Tonight Against Calumet

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – The Negaunee Miners continue their run in the MHSAA Football Playoffs tonight against the Calumet Copper Kings at Miner Stadium in Negaunee. Negaunee Schools Athletic Director Andrew Brunette joined GLR Sports Director Mike Plourde today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the game. […]

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Casperson Oil And Gas Revenue Allocation Bill Becomes Law

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation authored by Republican State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba revising allocation of gas and oil lease revenue in the state has been signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder. The measure modifies requirements for agreements by mineral owners and producers before an operator can request approval […]

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Negaunee City Council Takes Up Sundberg Building

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee City Council has a special meeting tonight to discuss the plans for the demolition of an abandoned building in the downtown. According to the agenda, the council will be reevaluating and potentially rescinding a motion made at their last meeting in October about the demolition […]

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Marquette Recognized For Entrepreneurial Support

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette has been named a five-star community for it’s work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development. The recognition comes from the annual eCities study conducted by the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research. The study examines community-level factors that influence entrepreneurship, economic […]

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Former NMU Football Coach Passes Away

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan University community is mourning the loss of former head football coach Gil Krueger. Krueger, who guided the Wildcats to the 1975 NCAA Division II Football Championship, passed away Saturday at the age of 87 in Walnut Creek, California. Krueger coached at NMU from 1974-77. […]

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Gwinn Man Arrested For Criminal Sexual Conduct

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been arrested for Criminal Sexual Conduct. 18-year-old Tayler Schwechel of Gwinn was arrested yesterday on a five count felony warrant. He was arrested following a six week investigation into the alleged exchange of inappropriate photos with a 12-year-old girl and a possible […]

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Two Arrested For Drugs After Western U.P. Traffic Stop

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics Team says two Ironwood men have been arrested on felony drug charges after a traffic stop. 53-year-old Michael Noble is charged with delivery or manufacture of marijuana and maintaining a drug house and 44-year-old Travis Hussey is charged with possession of meth and […]

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Traffic Flowing Again In Downtown Hancock

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the M-DOT and the City of Hancock marked the reopening of US-41 in the city yesterday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. A $7.1 million dollar project began in April and replaced the existing roadway and made drainage improvements and added curb bump-outs. The city also invested […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County Working To Raise Funds And Increase Membership

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – The YMCA of Marquette County is hosting a series of events to raise funds and increase membership. Niki Scott, Membership Director at the Y, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for “Y Wednesday” to talk about the activities. Scott said Getz’s in Marquette is […]

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