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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  -  The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market’s Grand Opening is coming up this weekend. The Market will open on Saturday, rain or shine, and will run from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., every Saturday through October 26, at the Marquette Commons on South Third Street. Organizers say this year’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Six U.P. conservation organizations will receive Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative grants from the DNR this year. The projects, totaling $50,000, will assist the improvement of deer habitat in Alger, Dickinson, Iron, Mackinac, Menominee and Ontonagon counties.  Groups receiving funding include: U.P. Whitetails, Whitetails Unlimited, the Dickinson Conservation District, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Officials with Marinette Marine Corporation dedicated a new 29,000-square-foot ship assembly building at the shipyard yesterday in Marinette, WI. The new building is part of a $74 million investment at the company focusing on streamlining production and increasing efficiencies.  The new Grand Module Construction facility will be used […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Marquette City Police have released an update in their investigation into a three-vehicle accident that happened last Friday in downtown Marquette. The accident happened around 4:40 p.m. on the 200 block of Washington Street when a westbound vehicle, driven by Ariel Williamson of Marquette, went out of control […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin man was sentenced yesterday to over twenty years in prison for a fatal drunk driving accident that killed an Ishpeming boy last fall. Timothy Christ, 28, of Wausaukee was sentenced to 18 years behind bars plus 12 years of extended supervision on one count of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A pair of Great Lakes restoration projects by Michigan Technological University researchers have been selected for funding by the University of Michigan Water Center. Fifty-four research teams from universities submitted proposals for nearly $570,000 in total funding. One project received a $50,000 grant to study the impact […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The former principal of Munising Baptist School has waived his arraignment. 35-year-old Benjamin David Franklin II appeared in Alger County Circuit Court in Munising today. Franklin was arrested in March on one count of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree. Two additional charges of third degree CSC […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Department of Natural Resources says its Lake Superior research vessel is back on the water for the season. The vessel “Lake Char” is one of four DNR vessels conducting annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations. The DNR says the vessels are critical in their effort to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Today is the day a special enforcement campaign begins to make sure Michigan motorists are “buckled up” through the Memorial Day holiday. Officers from 155 police agencies in 26 Michigan counties will join the national “Click It Or Ticket” effort for the next two weeks, with a goal […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –M-DOT says a main roadway in the Copper Country will have some affected traffic due to a culvert replacement that got underway this morning. M-203 in Houghton County, about 1 mile west of Calumet, has been reduced to one lane of alternating traffic under flag control for today […]

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