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U.P. Lawmakers Support Snyder Propane Assistance Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. lawmakers are supporting Governor Snyder’s plan for the state to provide assistance to Upper Peninsula residents and delivery companies who have been struggling to afford propane heating fuel the last several weeks. Snyder unveiled a plan yesterday to double state funding for residential heating assistance by […]

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Kivela Anti-Meth Legislation In Committee In Lansing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill introduced by State Representative John Kivela of Marquette as part of a package of legislation aimed at stopping meth production in Michigan has been reviewed in the House Criminal Justice Committee. The Marquette Democrat worked with Republican Representatives Bob Genetski of Saugatuck and Aric Nesbitt […]

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Northern Michigan University Officials Praise Snyder Budget Proposal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University officials are praising the proposed funding for higher education in Governor Rick Snyder’s executive budget proposal. The budget proposal invests an additional 6.1 percent in higher education. Officials at Northern say the Marquette school would receive a performance increase of 6.3 percent, or $2.6 […]

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Northern Michigan University Clinical Lab Sciences Receive Major Funding Gift

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s clinical laboratory sciences programs have been selected to receive $250,000 from the Cliffs Natural Resources Foundation. Linda Riipi, associate dean of the School of Clinical Sciences, says the funding will expand the scope of the CLS molecular diagnostics laboratory on campus and will facilitate […]

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Two Sentenced In Gogebic County Meth Lab Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ironwood Public Safety says sentences have been handed down following a lengthy investigation into a meth lab fire on New Year’s Eve of 2012. Investigation into the fire at a residence on South Mansfield Street in Ironwood led to the discovery of a methamphetamine laboratory that is […]

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Municipalities Worry About Frozen Water And Sewer Lines

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette area municipalities are beginning to have concerns about deepening frost levels possibly affecting water and sewer lines. The City of Marquette Public Works Department says that frost levels are approaching depths that may affect the system. They are encouraging residents take preventative measures and procedures should […]

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Marquette County Man Pleads To Weapons Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has plead guilty to a weapons charge in connection with the accidental shooting of a dog while hunting within the city limits of Ishpeming. 62-year-old William Lawrence Huot of Ishpeming was charged with careless discharge of a firearm with property damage over $50 […]

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Baraga County Robbery Suspect In Court

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A tentative trial date has been set in the case of a Wisconsin man charged in the armed robbery of two Baraga County residents. 27-year-old Bernard Fish of Shawano, Wisconsin appeared in Baraga County Circuit Court yesterday for a pretrial hearing. Fish, and an alleged accomplice, 21-year-old […]

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U.P. “Wolf” Man Headed To Jury Trial

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The man at the center of Michigan’s wolf hunt controversy is headed for a jury trial. 68-year-old John Koski pleaded not guilty last week to animal cruelty charges in Ontonagon County District Court. Koski is accused of neglecting two donkeys that were provided by the State of […]

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Marquette Man To Be Sentenced For Assault

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man will be sentenced early next month after pleading guilty to an aggravated assault charge yesterday in Marquette County District Court. 43-year-old Daniel Summers was charged in connection with an incident in February of last year in which he is accused of physically harming his […]

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