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Michigan Retail Industry on an Uptick

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s retail industry rang up its best sales performance in more than three years during June, based on a new survey released by the Michigan Retailers Association.  The MRA’s “Michigan Retail Index” found 53% of retailers polled in June reported increased sales over the same month last […]

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Crash on North Road

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver of a vehicle that struck a utility pole on North Road.  The driver of the vehicle is identified as John Argall, 65, of Negaunee.  Investigation revealed that Argall became drowsy and drifted off the road striking the telephone pole.  Argall […]

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NMU Campus Tobacco Use Ends at Midnight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Today (July 31st) is the last day that general use of tobacco will be allowed on the campus of Northern Michigan University.  Starting tomorrow, the Marquette campus will officially be tobacco free. The NMU Board of Trustees voted in December to approve a resolution to have the […]

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Intermittent Delays in Humboldt Twp Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission is letting motorists know of some intermittent delays today on County Roads FX and FY in Humboldt Township.  The Road Commission will be replacing culverts on the roads today near their intersections with US-41.  They regret any inconvenience the projects may cause.

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Local Veterinarian One of 20 Finalists in “America’s Favorite Veterinarian” Contest

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Marquette area veterinarian is one of the top 20 finalists in the annual “America’s Favorite Veterinarian” contest put on by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation.  Dr. Tim Hunt from Bayshore Veterinary Hospital was one of over 700 nominations from around the country initially submitted by clients. […]

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MDOEQ Director Continues U.P. Tour

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant is continuing his tour across areas of Upper Michigan.  Wyant and State Representative John Kivela will tour the Founders Landing Brownfield Redevelopment tomorrow morning.  The site is a 25-acre parcel along Lake Superior in the City of Marquette.  The […]

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Upper Michigan Legislative Meetings Wrap Up in Escanaba Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan’s legislative delegation is wrapping up a recent series of public meetings tonight with a session in Escanaba.  State Senator Tom Casperson and Representatives Scott Dianda, John Kivela and Ed McBroom have been holding the town hall meetings across the U.P. to give residents a chance […]

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Arraignment Pending In Manistique Stabbing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Schoolcraft County man is expected to be arraigned later this morning after being arrested early yesterday for attempted murder. Manistique Public Safety says an ambulance was called to 631 Michigan Avenue around 11:50 p.m. on Monday for a report of a severe knife wound to the […]

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Dianda Pushing For State Aid For U.P. Towns

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is continuing to urge Republican leaders in Lansing to take up a measure he introduced in April to provide financial assistance to U.P. communities struggling with the frozen water line issues. The Calumet Democrat says extreme cold weather this winter and […]

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Downtown Marquette Wins Voter Award

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Downtown Marquette has been named “The Best Shopping Experience for 2014” in Lake Superior Magazine’s Best of the Lake Awards. Downtown Marquette will be featured in the August/September 2014 issue of the magazine which will highlight the winner of each of the eleven categories that were open […]

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