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House Fire In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming firefighters responded to a house fire last night in the city. The fire was reported around 7:40 p.m. at the home of Scott and Smith at 118 West Barnum Street. A preliminary investigation indicates the fire was electrical and is not being considered suspicious. Reports say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Lakes Radio) – Lundin Mining has announced the official start of operations at the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County. Officials say crews are ramping up production of nickel and copper concentrates at the underground facility as of this week. Ore from the mine is being shipped to the Humboldt […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling on the federal government to take steps to protect Lake Superior from the threats of Asian carp. The invasive species is poised to enter the Great Lakes through the Chicago Area Waterway System. Dianda says the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s technical and office professionals, UAW Local 1950, have ratified a new contract. The three-year deal was passed by a final vote of 75 yes to 34 no. Of the 140 union members eligible to vote, 109 cast ballots. University officials say the agreement includes […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The sentencing date has been set for an Upper Peninsula man convicted of killing his wife in December. 35-year-old Nima Nassiri of Dollar Bay will be sentenced on November 5th in Houghton County Circuit Court. Nassiri was found guilty of second degree murder earlier this month for […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Northern Michigan University’s music department is considering forming a community advisory committee. University officials say the committee would be be made up of community arts supporters, alumni and music teachers and would assist in advancing the department’s mission. Dr. Robert Engelhart, head of the music department, says […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Motorists using Grove Street from Specker Circle to the Marquette City Limits will experience traffic disruptions beginning today due to street milling activities. Paving of that section of the street is scheduled for this Friday. The public is advised to be aware of all flagging, detours, advisory […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says repairs to the Main Street Elevator and Stair Tower, located adjacent to the North Main Street Parking Lot in downtown Marquette begin today. Repairs, which include power washing and painting of the exterior, are expected to be completed by Wednesday, October […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Catholic Diocese of Marquette is reporting credible allegations of sexual abuse against a retired Upper Michigan priest. In a statement released this morning, the Diocese says allegations involving sexual abuse of male minors have been made against Father James Menapace. Bishop John Doerfler says after consultation […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced developments in the investigation into consumer complaints about propane pricing and delivery last winter. Under an agreement with Ferrellgas, more than 600 propane customers will share in a financial settlement of more than $100,000. Schuette has also filed a separate […]

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