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Environmental Group Against Mineral Rights Lease

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An area environmental group is voicing concerns about the Eagle Mine seeking a new mineral lease in Marquette County. “Save The Wild U.P.” says a plan by the mine’s parent company, Lundin Mining, seeking a new mineral lease from the State of Michigan for 40 acres of […]

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MPSC Hosts Public Forum On U.P. Energy Issues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Public Service Commission has invited the public to attend a panel discussion and question-and-answer session on the Upper Peninsula’s energy future tomorrow in Marquette. The panel will cover recent events in the U.P. related to electric reliability, affordability and environmental protection, as well as discuss […]

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Legislators Fighting FERC Over Power Plant Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan’s legislators are fighting a proposal forcing U.P. utility customers to pay for the majority of about $100 million in additional annual costs to keep Marquette’s Presque Isle Power Plant operational. State Representatives Ed McBroom and John Kivela and Senator Tom Casperson have introduced resolutions in […]

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Marquette City Commission Holds Public Hearings

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is holding a series of public hearings tonight during their regular meeting. The hearings are part of the process of voting on various proposals by the Commission and all interested residents are invited to speak. The hearing topics include the Duke LifePoint brownfield […]

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Bernard Fish Sentenced To Prison For 2013 Robbery

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Wisconsin man has been sentenced on several felony counts in connection with an armed robbery in Baraga County last year. 47-year-old Bernard Fish of Shawano, Wisconsin was sentenced in Baraga County Circuit Court to 20 to 40 years in prison. He found guilty of two counts […]

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Ishpeming Man To Be Sentenced For Fatal Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man will be sentenced on December 3rd after admitting to reckless driving which led to the deaths of two people last summer. 19-year old Raymond Anderson plead guilty last week to two counts of moving violation causing death. The misdemeanor is punishable by up to […]

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Ewen Man Arrested For Armed Robbery

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post responded to a report of a felonious assault yesterday afternoon just after 4:00 o’clock at a residence in Ewen. Troopers say a suspect entered a home, held the homeowner at gunpoint and demanded money. The suspect was not able to get […]

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City Of Marquette Rolls Out Winter Parking Ban

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In a sure sign of the oncoming winter, Marquette city residents, NMU students, and visitors are being reminded that the city’s winter parking ban will be in effect beginning November 1-st. Marquette City Police say the winter parking ban requires owners of vehicles to find off street […]

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New Name Unveiled For U.P. Regional Hospitals

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  –  A name change has been announced for regional hospitals under LifePoint healthcare. Officials have launched a new name, logo and brand image for Bell Hospital in Ishpeming, Portage Health in Hancock and Marquette General Hospital as “U.P. Health System”. Under the new plan the hospitals will be […]

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Stabbing Suspect Arraigned In Dickinson County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Iron Mountain man has been arraigned in connection with a weekend stabbing in Dickinson County. 44-year-old Aaron Ray Hodges was arraigned in Dickinson County District Court on a charge of attempted murder. He was also charged as being an habitual offender. Hodges is alleged to have […]

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