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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office has identified a person of interest in a series of bomb threats made against several agencies Friday. The phoned-in threats were made against North Star Academy, Sawyer International Airport, Sawyer Medical Center, Marquette General Hospital,  and Northern Michigan University. Following sweeps of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight. The session will feature a series of presentations on a wide variety of topics including a report from NMU president David Haynes on the interaction between the university and the city on various projects, a report from the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report is showing the continuing undergraduate count is within 17 students of the 2011 figure. NMU officials say that is highly surprising after a record-setting number of graduates last year. The report, released late Friday, also found graduate student enrollment increased […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A pair of recall notices were announced Friday by General Motors affecting 430,000 vehicles. The automaker says transmission gear shift cables may not match the gear on the shifter. The problem could lead to vehicles rolling away when drivers thought the car was in park. Over 426,000 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources has launched a partnership with Gogebic Community College in Ironwood that will allow students from the school’s ski area management department to operate the 400 acre ski hill at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Ontonagon for the 2012-2013 season. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County authorities responded to a bomb threat this afternoon at the main terminal at Sawyer International Airport. State Police say the threat was phoned in to the 9-1-1 Central Dispatch Center in Negaunee Township at 1 o’clock today saying there would be a detonation at 2 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Students at the NorthStar Academy in Marquette were evacuated from the school this morning due to a bomb threat. According to school officials, all the students were safely evacuated and were taken to the MarqTran Bus Station in Marquette Township. Students were bussed home and parents of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The NMU Board of Trustees has approved a new three-year contract previously ratified by the American Association of University Professors. AAUP is the larger of two faculty bargaining units on campus and represents 382 members. The union vote was 226-29 in favor of the proposal. The new […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A judge has decided there’s enough evidence against a Western Upper Peninsula man for him to go to trial for murdering his elderly wife. 50-year-old Kenneth Peters of Bessemer has been bound over to Gogebic County Circuit Court following his District Court preliminary exam. His Circuit Court […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – BREAKING NEWS – Students at NorthStar Academy in Marquette evacuated. Students at the NorthStar Academy in Marquette have been evacuated from the school this morning. According to school officials, the evacuation was due to a security issue and all students have been taken to the MarqTran bus […]

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