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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for domestic violence. 43-year-old Bradley Hase was sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette to the maximum prison term for domestic assault by an habitual offender. Hase also must serve three years of supervised release following his […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Department of the Interior says Michigan is slated to receive $35.2 million in funding for fish and wildlife conservation and recreation projects. The money is part of $1.1 billion in revenue from excise taxes paid by hunters, anglers, boaters and others that is being distributed through […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Soo Locks opened yesterday, signaling the start of the 2014 Great Lakes shipping season. The locks were closed on January 15th and had critical repairs and maintenance done during the winter shutdown. The Army Corps says crews worked through […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  State Senator Tom Casperson invited State Representatives Ed McBroom, John Kivela, and Scott Dianda, to participate in a Senate Transportation Committee hearing yesterday in Lansing. A number of officials from around the U.P. also spoke at the hearing about the crisis caused by the unprecedented winter conditions […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The search for a new president at Northern Michigan University has been narrowed down to four candidates. The NMU presidential search advisory committee selected the four finalists from a pool of 54 applicants. The candidates are: Cynthia Pemberton, provost and vice president for academic affairs and professor […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Slippery roads, snowy conditions and poor visibility were all factors in a multi-vehicle accident this morning in Negaunee Township. State Police from the Negaunee Post along with Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies and Negaunee City Police all responded to the accident in the eastbound lanes of US-41 near […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have identified the man arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident that happened late last year in Big Bay. 46-year-old Michael Nels Nelson of Big Bay was arraigned in 96th District Court on a charge of Failure To Stop At […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is holding their Baraga Avenue Visioning Session that was scheduled for last month tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The session will be held at the Marquette Commons on Third Street. The DDA recently received a MI Place Plan initiative grant […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A well-known word describing someone from Upper Michigan has been officially recognized by an international dictionary. An announcement was made yesterday in Escanaba that the word “yooper” will be included in upcoming editions of the Merriam-Webster dictionary. The man behind the effort to get the word in […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality holding a public hearing on the reapplication for a groundwater discharge permit by the Eagle Mine in Marquette County. The hearing will be held tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. at the Westwood High School in Ishpeming. Officials with the D-E-Q will start […]

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