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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Township Board will be holding a public hearing on the proposed township operating budget for Fiscal Year 2013 tonight. The public hearing will be held at the Township Community Center on this evening at 5 p.m. The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Legislature appears poised to approve a measure allowing for limited hunting of gray wolves in the state. The measure establishes wolves as a game animal, and gives the Michigan Natural Resources Commission the power to create a wolf hunting season, if it so chooses. Some […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This is National Influenza Vaccination Week and the Michigan Department of Community Health is recommending that everyone in Michigan 6 months and older get a flu shot. Health officials say national estimates show roughly 42 percent of people over the age of six months got a flu […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police are looking for an Upper Peninsula couple accused of passing bad checks in the Calumet area. 32-year-old Christina Gagnon of Calumet and 40-year old Raymond Ojala Junior of Hubbell are being sought for questioning in the ongoing criminal investigation. The two were last seen on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police say two people have been arrested after several businesses in downtown Escanaba were vandalized with spray paint Monday night. According to reports, a male and female, both from Escanaba, were scheduled to be arraigned in Delta County District Court for malicious damage of property. Businesses that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Plans for a copper and silver mine in the western Upper Peninsula have been revised. The Department of Environmental Quality announced that Orvana Minerals has withdrawn and resubmitted its application for a wetlands, inland lakes and streams permit needed to construct the Copperwood Mine north of Wakefield […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder seems to be softening on his position concerning right-to-work legislation. The governor had previously said he would rather not deal with the issue at this point, but yesterday said right-to-work legislation is (quote) “on the agenda for thoughtful discussion,” but he would not say […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As Governor Snyder and legislative leaders discuss the possibility of right-to-work legislation, a new poll shows most voters support making Michigan a right-to-work state. The poll conducted by East-Lansing based Mitchell Research & Communication found that 51 percent of Michigan residents support a right-to-work law while 41 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have released an update on the investigation into a fatal structure fire that happened last Thursday in Marquette Township. According to a statement released this morning, investigators have determined the fire to be accidental and it originated in the kitchen area. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies are continuing their investigation into the break-in of Fran’s Service station in Palmer last month. Deputies have been working with the Dickinson County and the Marinette County Sheriff’s Offices on possible connections to the break-in. Authorities in Marinette County, WI are investigating the […]

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