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Michigan Tech University Receives Diversity Award

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University has been recognized nationally for its efforts to create a more diverse and inclusive campus for the second year in a row. The Houghton school received the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. MTU received the award because […]

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Cliffs/Eagle Community Fund Announces Recipients

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The recently created Cliffs Natural Resources/Eagle Mine Marquette County Community Fund has announced contributions to 12 community organizations totaling over $1.2 million. The fund was created in 2012 through an infrastructure transaction involving the two companies and is intended to provide financial assistance to major community projects […]

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Marquette City Commission And Staff Answer Questions About Truck Ordinance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Following this week’s vote by the Marquette City Commission to hold a special meeting on October 30th to conduct a public hearing and consider adopting a proposed truck route ordinance, city officials are seeking input from all interested parties. City staff have crafted a “Frequently Asked Questions” […]

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Congressman Benishek Supports Compromise Bill To End Shutdown

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek says he voted in support of legislation yesterday to reopen the federal government and prevent the nation from defaulting. Benishek says he supported the bipartisan compromise because families in his district deserve a government that is open and running. The Iron River Republican […]

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Senator Tom Casperson Testifies In Washington, D.C. On Federal Act

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson testified yesterday in Washington, D.C. in front of the Endangered Species Act Congressional Working Group. The group has been gathering testimony from groups and interests from across the country to consider how the Act could be altered to better serve states. The Escanaba […]

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Marquette County Road Commission Hears From Unhappy Residents

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Several residents came out in protest against plans to upgrade the road leading to the Eagle Mine in Western Marquette County last night. Residents who live along County Road 510 and the Triple-A Road appeared at the Marquette County Road Commission’s regular meeting. The proposed improvements would […]

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Marquette City Commission To Hold Special Meeting On Truck Traffic Issue

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be holding a special meeting and a public hearing later this month on the issue of truck traffic in the city. The Commission voted last night at their regular meeting to schedule a public hearing to be held during a special meeting […]

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Man Convicted In Alger County Case To Be Resentenced

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Court of Appeals has ordered that an Upper Peninsula man convicted of drunk driving in a single vehicle crash that left his girlfriend dead more than two years ago be resentenced. 50-year old Thomas Murdock of Munising was sentenced to a minimum of two to […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission Has it’s regular meeting tonight. The session is being held tonight due to yesterday being the federal holiday, Columbus Day. Several items are up for discussion on the agenda including the scheduling of a public hearing to be held during a special meeting […]

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Protest Planned For Road Commission Meeting

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A protest against plans to upgrade the road leading to the Eagle Mine in Western Marquette County is being planned for tonight. Residents who live along County Road 510 and the Triple-A Road are planning to appear at the Marquette County Road Commission meeting. The proposed improvements […]

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