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Single-Vehicle Accident Injures Marquette Man

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident late last night in Marquette Township. 22-year-old Cody Bigger of Marquette was northbound on County Road 550 near Middle Island Point just after 11:00 p.m. when his vehicle crossed the center line, left the roadway and struck a […]

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Marquette Teachers Vote To Ratify New Contract

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Teachers in the Marquette Area Public School District have voted to ratify a contract offer presented to them late last month by the Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education. Reports say the contract was approved by a vote of 132-12, with 85% voter turnout. Teachers voted […]

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NMU 10th Day Enrollment Numbers Down

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report is showing a decline in total enrollment from last fall. University officials say, however, a closer look at the numbers reveals positive strides in key areas. NMU’s headcount is 8,592, a 3.3 percent decrease from last year’s 8,879. The number […]

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Marquette City Commission Approves MGH Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved offer from Duke LifePoint to build the new Marquette General Hospital in the city. Under the plan, which was approved by the Commission at a special session yesterday afternoon, the new facility will be constructed on the area of vacant land […]

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Three Vehicle Negaunee Accident Injures Three

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police and Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a three vehicle accident this morning in Negaunee. The accident was reported just before 7:40 a.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Baldwin Avenue. Three people were taken to the Bell Hospital Emergency Room for treatment of […]

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Police Investigate Weekend Alger Co. Traffic Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  State Police at the Negaunee Post are continuing their investigation into a weekend traffic accident in Alger County that injured two men. Troopers say the accident happened around noon Saturday on US-41 near M-67 in Mathias Township when a southbound vehicle, driven by 68-year-old Gary Lacombe of […]

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Marquette City Commission To Discuss MGH Deal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette City Commission is holding a special meeting this afternoon to consider an offer from Duke LifePoint to build the new Marquette General Hospital in the city. If approved, the new facility will be constructed on and area of vacant land between Baraga Avenue and Washington […]

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Lake Superior Beach Warnings Posted For Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement through this evening along the Lake Superior shoreline. High waves and dangerous swimming conditions, strong rip currents and strong outlet currents are expected along the shoreline in Marquette and Alger counties. Dangerous waves and life-threatening currents are […]

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Ribbon Cutting Held For Tilden Township Park

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Marquette, MI- (Great Lakes Radio News) – A ribbon-cutting and award presentation ceremony was held today at a new playground facility in Marquette County’s Tilden Township. The township received a $27,500 grant from the Michigan DNR through the Recreation Passport Grant Program. The township used the funds to support its National Mine Playground Project and […]

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Kivela Endorses Carlson For 108th District Seat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  109th District State Representative John Kivela says he is endorsing Grant Carlson for state representative in the 108th House District. Carlson is a Democrat and was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula. The Marquette Democrat says Carlson shares many of the same goals and priorities he […]

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