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Marquette BLP Energy Center On Schedule

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Board of Light & Power says plans are progressing on schedule for the construction of the new Marquette Energy Center. At a special meeting of the BLP last night, officials said bids for the engineering and construction of the facility are going out next month […]

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What’s The Future For Marquette Hospital Facilities?

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette city officials are beginning the process of deciding the future of the soon to be empty UP Health System-Marquette hospital. Duke LifePoint is breaking ground on their new hospital on Baraga Avenue later this year, and as a result, the current facility on West College Avenue […]

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Upgrades Coming To Landmark Marquette Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some improvements will be coming to a landmark park in the City of Marquette. The Marquette City Commission unanimously approved a plan last night at their regular meeting to increase the accessibility to the Father Marquette Park on Front Street. The $200,000 project will include new walkways, […]

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The Secret Garden Comes To NMU Forest Roberts Theatre

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – “The Secret Garden”, an enchanting musical perfect for all ages, is coming to the stage of the Forest Roberts Theatre at Northern Michigan University. Cast members Dorsey Sprouls and Carly Bellock joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the production. Bellock explained […]

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Decolonizing Diet Cookbook Featured At Special Event In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Representatives of Northern Michigan University’s Center for Native American Studies will present an overview of the Decolonization Diet Project (DDP) and the recent publication of “The Decolonizing Diet Project Cookbook” this Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. NMU CNAS Director April […]

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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Critical Need

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of U.P. Health System, is currently in a critical need of A-negative, O-negative and B-negative types of blood. The need is greatest in the Marquette and Iron Mountain service areas, but donations will be accepted at all of the Blood […]

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Three Arrested For Marquette Home Invasion

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three Marquette County residents have been arrested by Marquette Police on Armed Robbery charges. Police say the robbery occurred on the morning of March 13th when several suspects entered a home on the 500 block of N. Front Street and robbed the occupants at gunpoint. The suspects […]

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Arrest Made In Camp Break-In Investigation

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police say a suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a camp break-in on Little Shag Lake after a lengthy investigation. 33 year-old Samuel Robert Duff has been charged with thee felonies: 1st Degree Home Invasion, Receiving and Concealing Firearms, and Larceny of […]

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Marquette County YMCA CEO Placed On Leave

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The board of directors for the YMCA of Marquette County has placed their CEO, Lisa Coombs-Gerou on administrative leave. In a statement released the media, the board says they made the decision due to concerns over recent financial developments at the Y and they want a more […]

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Marquette PD Arrest Three For Meth After Car Chase

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police report the arrest of three people on meth charges following a high-speed car chase. Police say they arrests came after the chase around 2:00 a.m. Saturday. The chase began in the area of McClellan Avenue and the US-41 bypass and ended on M-553 and […]

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