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Soo Locks Open For 2014 Great Lakes Shipping Season

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Soo Locks opened yesterday, signaling the start of the 2014 Great Lakes shipping season. The locks were closed on January 15th and had critical repairs and maintenance done during the winter shutdown. The Army Corps says crews worked through […]

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Senate Transportation Committee Hears From U.P. Delegates

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  State Senator Tom Casperson invited State Representatives Ed McBroom, John Kivela, and Scott Dianda, to participate in a Senate Transportation Committee hearing yesterday in Lansing. A number of officials from around the U.P. also spoke at the hearing about the crisis caused by the unprecedented winter conditions […]

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Northern Michigan University Presidential Search Narrows

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The search for a new president at Northern Michigan University has been narrowed down to four candidates. The NMU presidential search advisory committee selected the four finalists from a pool of 54 applicants. The candidates are: Cynthia Pemberton, provost and vice president for academic affairs and professor […]

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18 Vehicle Accident In Marquette County Injures 3

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Slippery roads, snowy conditions and poor visibility were all factors in a multi-vehicle accident this morning in Negaunee Township. State Police from the Negaunee Post along with Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies and Negaunee City Police all responded to the accident in the eastbound lanes of US-41 near […]

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Driver In Big Bay Fatal Hit & Run Identified

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have identified the man arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident that happened late last year in Big Bay. 46-year-old Michael Nels Nelson of Big Bay was arraigned in 96th District Court on a charge of Failure To Stop At […]

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Marquette DDA Holds Baraga Avenue Visioning Session

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is holding their Baraga Avenue Visioning Session that was scheduled for last month tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The session will be held at the Marquette Commons on Third Street. The DDA recently received a MI Place Plan initiative grant […]

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DEQ Public Hearing On Eagle Mine Discharge Permit

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality holding a public hearing on the reapplication for a groundwater discharge permit by the Eagle Mine in Marquette County. The hearing will be held tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. at the Westwood High School in Ishpeming. Officials with the D-E-Q will start […]

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Farmer Q’s Market Comes Back To Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A popular produce market that recently closed it’s doors in downtown Marquette has announced they are returning to the community in a larger and more convenient location. Officials with Farmer Q’s Market say they have purchased the former Cliff’s Muffler Shop, at the corner of South Front […]

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Yooper Goes Into Merriam Webster Dictionary

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A well-known word in Upper Michigan is being officially recognized by an international dictionary. An announcement was made today in Escanaba that the word “yooper” will be included in upcoming editions of the Merriam-Webster dictionary. A letter writing campaign spearheaded by Delta County resident Steve Parks over […]

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New MGH Facility Architect Selected

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Duke LifePoint say they have selected the architect for the new Marquette General Hospital campus. Veteran healthcare design firm Gresham, Smith and Partners has been chosen for the project. In a statement released today, hospital management says the firm was selected from healthcare architects across […]

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