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Representative McBroom Brings SOS To U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News ) -108th District State Representative Ed McBroom is hosting Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in the U.P. next week. Area seniors are being invited to meet and learn about new senior citizen programs Johnson has implemented during local town hall meetings scheduled for next Wednesday in Delta, […]

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Meth Lab Found In Chocolay Township

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Chocolay Township Police and Marquette Police were called out to a hotel in Chocolay Township early this morning on suspected drug activity. Police were called after an unresponsive man was found in one of the hotel rooms around 2:30 a.m. The man was taken to Marquette General […]

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Regina Carter Cancels Marquette NMU Concerts

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Jazz Violinist Regina Carter has canceled her scheduled appearances this weekend at the Northern Michigan University Jazz Festival and at the Northern Nights performing arts series because of a death in her family. Vibraphonist Stefon Harris will fill in for Carter at Friday’s 7:30 p.m. concert at […]

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U.P. Cougar Poacher Pleads No Contest In Court

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says a third suspect involved in the illegal killing of a cougar in Upper Michigan last year has plead no contest to taking/possession of an endangered species. 40-year-old Todd Anthony Richard of Burt, appeared in court Monday to enter his plea […]

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Ishpeming School Board Selects Superintendent

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Public Schools Board of Education has selected a new Superintendent for the district. At a special meeting last night, the Board unanimously voted to offer the job to John Summerhill, who was one of two finalists for the position. Summerhill was previously the Principal at […]

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8 U.P. Counties To Receive Federal Dollars

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Eight U.P. counties will be splitting just over $2.2 million in federal funding for support of public schools and roads. The funding from a package of over $3.1 million through the U.S. Forest Service’s Secure Rural Schools program, which provides payments to communities where national forestland is […]

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Supreme Court Rejects Eagle Mine Appeal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the Huron Mountain Club that claims construction of the Eagle Mine will spoil the environment in northern Marquette County. Published reports today say the Court will not intervene in a dispute over construction of the mine launched by […]

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Early Morning Housefire In Negaunee

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters from the Negaunee City Fire Department were called out to a structure fire early this morning. The fire was reported just after 2:30 a.m. at 119 East Peck Street. Firefighters arriving on the scene say flames were visible shooting out of a second story window on […]

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Marquette Police Continue Shooting Investigation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing their investigation into an early-morning weekend shooting incident. Officers were called out to a residence on the 200 block of West Bluff Street around 2:30 a.m. yesterday on the report of a shooting. Officers arriving on the scene found two people who […]

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Marquette Man Announces Senate Run

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has announced his intention to run for state Senate. Adam Robarge says he will be formally announcing his candidacy for Michigan’s 38th District Senate seat at a community event tomorrow in Marquette. Robarge, who is running as a Democrat against incumbent Republican Senator Tom […]

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