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Freeze Emergency Funds Coming To Central U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela says over $620,000 in funding will come to communities in the central U.P. to help recover from last winter’s deep freeze. The funds are part of two-point-seven million dollars authorized by Governor Rick Snyder from the Disaster Emergency Fund to provide […]

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MEDC Grant Awarded To Marquette Theater Re-do

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State economic development officials presented a grant to Marquette city officials today to assist with the renovation of a downtown theater. Representatives of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation presented a $481,000 check for assistance in the redevelopment of the Delft Theater. The grant agreement was approved by […]

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Dianda Calls For Michigan Forest Product Support

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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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NMU Commencement This Saturday In Marquette

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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 Residents Appointed To NMU Board

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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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Funding For Navy Ship Construction To Marinette

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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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Update On Ironwood Heroin Arrests

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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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UPSET Reports Iron County Drug Busts

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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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Casperson Asks Congress To Keep Postal Center Open

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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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Driver In Fatal Accident Receives Delay Of Sentence

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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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