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Murder-Suicide Investigated In Ironwood

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in the Western U.P. are investigating an apparent murder-suicide. According to reports, the Ironwood Public Safety Department says an 83-year-old man and a 77-year-old woman were found dead in the back yard of a Burt Street residence in the Jessieville area of Ironwood around 7:30 a.m., […]

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Houghton Co. Fatal Fire Investigation Continues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities are continuing the investigation into a weekend house fire in the Copper Country that claimed the life of one person. The fire was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. Sunday at a home on Osceola Road in Calumet Township and the structure was fully engulfed when firefighters […]

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DNR Says U.P. Aquatic Winterkill High

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The D-N-R says after the heavy ice and snow cover experienced on U.P.lakes this winter and spring, it may be common for there to be a higher than average number of dead fish or other aquatic creatures in area bodies of water. Much of the U.P. saw […]

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Marquette Fireworks Committee Short On Dollar Goal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Fourth of July Fireworks Committee is continuing the effort to raise funds from the community for the Fourth of July Fireworks in Marquette. The Marquette Fireworks are funded completely by private donations, and the Committee is still short of their goal to pay for […]

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Woman Killed In Copper Country House Fire

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities are reporting a weekend house fire in the Copper Country that claimed the life of one person. State Police at the Calumet Post say the fire was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. yesterday at a home on Osceola Road in Calumet Township. The structure was fully […]

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Representative McBroom Sponsors Ed Board Measure

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 108th District State Representative Ed McBroom is sponsoring a measure that would allow Michigan voters decide regional representatives on the State Board of Education starting next year. The bill would have board candidates nominated by party conventions and elected from single-member districts for terms beginning January 1st, […]

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USDA Grants Coming To Two U.P. Communities

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two U.P. communities will be receiving USDA Rural Development Grant funding for various projects. The City of Bessemer will receive a $5-point-2 million grant to upgrade their 100-year-old sewer system. The Village of Laurium will receive a $15,000 grant to help purchase a new police vehicle. Bessemer […]

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Representative Dianda Passes House Resolution

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has passed a House resolution declaring June 2014 Log Cabin History Month in Michigan. The resolution honors Michigan’s log cabin preservationists and historians belonging to the Log Cabin Society of Michigan, who have worked to preserve more than 100 historical log […]

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Representative McBroom Introduces House Proposal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A proposal introduced by 108th District State Representative Ed McBroom would streamline the process for enacting new laws in the state. House Joint Resolution FF of 2014, which was co-sponsored by 96 of the 110 Republican and Democrat lawmakers, would make all bills effective 90 days after […]

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M-DOT Hosts Public Meeting Tonight In Manistique

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is hosting a public meeting tonight in Manistique to discuss projects taking place in and around the city. MDOT staff will be presnting on four major projects near Manistique. That includes the resurfacing of 4 miles of US-2 from east of the […]

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