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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling on the governor to give equal weight to several commonly used forestry certification standards in constructing and renovating state-owned buildings. The resolution encourages the use of wood products in contractors’ efforts to win green building certification. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday on campus at the Superior Dome. Of the 576 students eligible to graduate, nearly 400 are expected to participate in the ceremony. The keynote speaker and honorary degree recipient is NMU alumnus Dana Verville […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two Marquette residents to the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees. Robert Mahaney and Tami Seavoy to the eight-person board that serves as the university’s governing body. NMU President Fritz Erickson says the University is thrilled with the appointment of two local […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – HONOR Credit Union is hosting an open house today at their location in Marquette. HONOR CU Marketing Manager Lindsay Thomas and Public Relations Coordinator Kaylee Williams joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to encourage folks to come by. According to Thomas, HONOR has […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette Marine will continue to build Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy under a funding provision in the National Defense Authorization Act. $1.4 billion has been allocated in the act for continued construction of the vessels. Marinette Marine, just across the Michigan border in Wisconsin, is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have released an update on the arrest of five people in Ironwood on drug charges. The Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics Team executed a search warrant at a residence in Ironwood on Tuesday. 47-year-old Donald Jett and 36-year-old James Schaus, both of Ironwood,  were each charged with two […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested four people yesterday in Iron County following a series of drug investigations. UPSET Detectives, along with State Police and local police arrested three men and one woman, all from the Iron River area. Three of the cases involved prescription meds […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has authored a resolution requesting Congress prevent the U.S. Postal Service from consolidating the processing of all U.P. first class mail from the processing center in Kingsford to Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Escanaba Republican’s resolution urges Congress to stop the U.S. Postal Service […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver of a delivery truck involved in an accident with a motorcycle that claimed the lives of two people last June in Ishpeming appeared in 96th District Court today for sentencing. 19-year-old Raymond Anderson of Ishpeming received a 12 month delay of sentence. Anderson plead guilty […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Changes are continuing in the holdings of Cliffs Natural Resources. The company has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Logan County Coal assets in southern West Virginia. The company is selling the operation to Coronado Coal II LLC for $175 million in cash. Cliffs is […]

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