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Gwinn School Board Selects New Superintendent

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Public Schools Board of Education has selected a a new District Superintendent. At a special meeting last night, the Board voted to hire Dru Milliron to the post. The final vote of the Board was four to three to hire Milliron. Milliron comes to […]

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is praising Governor Rick Snyder’s decision to declare a state of emergency for communities in Marquette County. In a statement released yesterday, Kivela said he was happy that the governor made the declaration of state help for dealing with frozen water […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a bill to provide financial assistance to U.P. communities struggling with the frozen water lines that have not requested a state of emergency declaration from the governor. The Calumet Democrat says due to the extreme cold weather this winter […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has declared a state of emergency for Marquette County due to widespread, severe damage to water and sewer lines caused by extremely cold temperatures and deep frost levels. With the declaration, the state will make available all resources in cooperation with local response and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Several area schools are closed due to inclement weather on Thursday, April 17th, 2014.  Here is the latest list from across the region: Gwinn Community Schools Ishpeming Public Schools Negaunee Public Schools NICE Community Schools Republic-Michigamme Schools Wells Township NorthStar Academy – Polaris Middle School Arvon Township […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been arraigned on felony home invasion charges following a standoff with police in Ishpeming. 33-year-old Robert John Rajala of Ishpeming plead not guilty to the charge this morning in Ishpeming District Court. Rajala is charged in connection with the incident on Monday […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More winter weather is on the way for the west and central Upper Peninsula. Winter Storm Warnings from Ironwood to Marquette go into effect this morning and run until noon tomorrow. The National Weather Service says snow will move in over the north central U.P. this afternoon. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man is scheduled to be arraigned later today after being arrested on felony home invasion charges following a standoff with police in Ishpeming. The incident was reported just after 11:00 a.m. Monday, when a woman left a residence on the 1800 block of Hewitt […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – National Weather Service in Negaunee Township is encouraging residents to be aware of fluctuating water levels along riverbanks in the central and southern U.P. Warmer weather last week increased snow melt and runoff into area rivers. This melting, combined with ice covered rivers, has caused rivers to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette Community Services Department is seeking a state grant to assist with the expense of the demolition of the Cinder Pond Marina building. The department will be applying for a grant from the Michigan DNR Waterways Program for approximately $80,000 that would be used […]

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