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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Firefighters were called to the Canda Manor Apartments on West Empire Street in Ishpeming this morning in response to a fire on the third floor. The fire was reported just after 1 a.m. and upon arrival, firefighters found the third floor apartment with heavy smoke and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba is underway. This year marks the fair’s third anniversary under regional management.  Fair officials say in the area of retail and food vendors, new layouts, new and expanded vendor offerings and the return of old favorites are the three big […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Downtown Development Authority is looking for some new members. The DDA currently has three open board positions. The positions are a four-year, staggered term. The DDA is looking for community-oriented individuals who have an interest in serving the public interest. The DDA currently is working […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags in Michigan to be lowered to half-staff tomorrow in honor of a Detroit-area soldier killed in Afghanistan. First lieutenant Todd Lambka of Fraser died August 1st from injuries sustained when a bomb exploded in Paktika Province. The 25-year-old Lambka was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan will partner in an effort to construct a new sea lamprey barrier in Manistique on the Manistique River. During a stop in Manistique today, Governor Rick Snyder announced the new barrier will be constructed by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Foresters from the Department of Natural Resources and Michigan Technological University are examining more than 30,000 acres of state forest land for signs of emerald ash borer (EAB) and beech bark disease (BBD). The process of harvesting ash and beech from identified areas is ongoing in an […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder is beginning his Upper Michigan tour this week with a stop in Manistique. The Governor will be touring Manistique Papers today at noon and will hold a town hall meeting with workers and then participate in a town hall discussion with employees and community […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some speed limit changes have gone into effect for one major street in the City of Marquette. As of today, the speed limit on Wright Street has been changed to 30 mph from Lakeshore Boulevard to Enterprise Street, then from there to the Hydro Plant Number 2, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is hosting a series of public meetings throughout Michigan this week to obtain feedback on the state long-range transportation plan. The plan is being revised through the year 2035. Each open house-style meeting will run from 5 to 7 p.m. The public […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An opportunity to have a “hands on” look back into aviation history is being presented this week at Sawyer International Airport in Marquette County. A fully restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airliner is appearing through Wednesday as part of the 2012 EAA tour.  The event gives the public […]

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