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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University officially started off the new academic year yesterday with the Fall Convocation on campus.  The annual event signals the start of the new semester and features comments from NMU faculty, administration and the President.  Current President David Haynes delivered a speech recapping recent successes […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University has been rated one of the best universities in the Midwest for the second year in a row by the Princeton Review. Tech is one of 153 institutions the Princeton Review recommends in the “Best in the Midwest” section of its “2013 Best Colleges: […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – ‘Triple A Michigan’ says more than $1.2 million Michigan residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, about one percent more than those who traveled last year.  According to the auto club, they join the 33 million Americans who will […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Watershed Partnership has finished three restoration projects in the Salmon Trout River watershed in northern Marquette County. These projects and two additional projects that will be completed later this year, were funded by the Fish Passage Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General Hospital, is currently in a critical need of O-negative, A-negative and A-positive types of blood throughout the Upper Peninsula. The need is high in service areas in Marquette as well as Hancock, Iron Mountain and Sault Ste. Marie. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In a sure sign that summer is drawing to a close and students will soon be returning to Northern Michigan University in Marquette, today is the day for the University President to deliver the annual Fall Convocation Address. President David Haynes hosts the Convocation at 4 o’clock […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Menominee Police say a 34-year-old Wisconsin man drowned this week near the Menominee Marina. Rescue crews pulled the unidentified Marinette, Wisconsin man from the water Monday night, and he died yesterday morning at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. Authorities say that three teenage girls walking on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says a truck with an over-sized load of wind generator equipment tore down a series of electrical lines on M-35 near the Jarvi Road intersection in Negaunee Township yesterday afternoon. The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. when the southbound truck hit some […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Board of Commissioners is continuing with attempts to resolve issues with a proposed mining tax and its potential impact on the county. At their regular board meeting last night, Commissioners discussed the possible Mining Severance Tax.  That tax would change the amount of money […]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University officials say a long running program at the United States Olympic Education Center is ending. U.S. Speedskating is suspending its program for the upcoming year.  Long and short-track speedskating training programs were both on the NMU campus prior to the USOEC becoming an official Olympic […]

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