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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Police Department is reporting the passing of their first K-9 Unit Police Dog, Nero.  The 10-year-old Belgian Shepherd succumbed to cancer yesterday after being diagnosed with the disease for approximately a year.  Nero had recently been retired by the Department after nine years of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A tentative agreement between Cliffs Natural Resources and the United Steelworkers has been reached on a new three-year labor contract. The proposed contract will cover approximately 2,400 USW-represented workers at Cliffs’ Empire and Tilden mines in Upper Michigan, and its United Taconite and Hibbing Taconite mines in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Health officials say of the 29 confirmed cases, including three deaths, associated with an outbreak of fungal meningitis in Michigan all are downstate. The meningitis is linked to a recalled steroid medication given to people who get injections for back pain.  All the cases are […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are letting residents know the City’s winter parking ban will be going into effect on November 1st. The winter parking ban requires owners of vehicles to find off street parking between the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. each night. The winter parking […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Western Upper Peninsula man accused of murdering his elderly wife will be back in court in December. 50-year-old Kenneth Peters of Bessemer waived his right to an arraignment in Gogebic County Circuit Court yesterday. His next appearance is an all-purpose hearing on December 4. Peters is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission has a couple of traffic-related announcements for tomorrow. First up, crews will be delivering concrete I-beams for the new bridge over the Dead River on Forestville Road in Marquette Township.  This project will result in traffic delays of up to 30 minutes […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has named Chad R. Asgaard to assistant general manager, at its Michigan operations. According to a release from Cliffs, Asgaard will be responsible for maintenance and operations at the Tilden and Empire mines’ processing plants. Asgaard joined Cliffs’ Michigan operations in 1997.   Since […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation reopened US-2 to traffic in Iron River yesterday, completing the major reconstruction project 10 days ahead of schedule. The project included reconstruction of US-2 through the city, from Ninth Street to River Street, and M-189 from Genesee Street to US-2. Total cost […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University’s Board of Control will hold its regular meeting tomorrow on campus. The session will begin at 9 a.m. in Ballroom B of the Memorial Union Building.   The agenda includes consideration of a 5-year capital outlay plan to be submitted to the State of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Coast Guard evacuated a 45-year-old crewman from a 728-foot vessel in Lake Superior near Marquette yesterday afternoon. The Coast Guard in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, received word from the crew of the vessel Joseph L. Block that one of the crew members was suffering from […]

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