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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette invites the participation of all interested community members in the land use planning process for Tourist Park. The plan will address all aspects of the public space, beach front, and campground at the park. A community meeting is being held this Thursday evening […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Nearly 70,000 new SUV’s, pickups and vans are being recalled by General Motors. The automaker said those vehicles could roll away after being parked. GM says the vehicles involved did not meet the federal standards requiring transmission shift locks. The 2013 Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help in the investigation into a single-vehicle accident that happened yesterday afternoon on US-41 in Marquette Township. Deputies say a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by 22-year-old Nicole Carr of Marquette, was eastbound on US-41 around 4 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation establishing a hunting season for wolves in Michigan has been signed into law in Lansing. State Senator Tom Casperson sponsored Senate Bill 1350, which designates wolves as a game animal and authorizes the Natural Resources Commission to established a season. Casperson says wolves need to be […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says it will not be issuing a permit for a proposed road in western Marquette County. In a letter released yesterday, the DEQ says they will not be issuing a state permit that is required in order for the construction of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates declined slightly in 14 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in November. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels decreased in all regions over the month mostly due to a reduction in the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill authored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker that would allow municipal forestland acquired from the DNR to be used for recreational purposes as well as being managed for timber has been signed into law. State Senator Tom Casperson developed the legislation after finding out as Ontonagon […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One of the nation’s largest Tea Party groups is forming a grassroots coalition to identify and support primary challengers to GOP Members of Congress who voted in favor of this week’s fiscal cliff compromise in Washington. Todd Cefaratti, founder of TheTeaParty.Net, says, “We expected Democrats to vote […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is drawing criticism for his support of the Fiscal Cliff legislation negotiated in Washington, D.C. this week. The group, Americans for Limited Government, says the Iron River Republican’s vote was disappointing and may serve to launch a challenge against him in the next […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department is warning people about unstable ice conditions on the lake at Tourist Park. The Department has received reports of people walking on the ice at the park located in north Marquette and they are telling the public the ice is not stable […]

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