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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags in Michigan to be lowered to half-staff tomorrow in honor of a Detroit-area soldier killed in Afghanistan. First lieutenant Todd Lambka of Fraser died August 1st from injuries sustained when a bomb exploded in Paktika Province. The 25-year-old Lambka was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan will partner in an effort to construct a new sea lamprey barrier in Manistique on the Manistique River. During a stop in Manistique today, Governor Rick Snyder announced the new barrier will be constructed by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Foresters from the Department of Natural Resources and Michigan Technological University are examining more than 30,000 acres of state forest land for signs of emerald ash borer (EAB) and beech bark disease (BBD). The process of harvesting ash and beech from identified areas is ongoing in an […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder is beginning his Upper Michigan tour this week with a stop in Manistique. The Governor will be touring Manistique Papers today at noon and will hold a town hall meeting with workers and then participate in a town hall discussion with employees and community […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some speed limit changes have gone into effect for one major street in the City of Marquette. As of today, the speed limit on Wright Street has been changed to 30 mph from Lakeshore Boulevard to Enterprise Street, then from there to the Hydro Plant Number 2, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is hosting a series of public meetings throughout Michigan this week to obtain feedback on the state long-range transportation plan. The plan is being revised through the year 2035. Each open house-style meeting will run from 5 to 7 p.m. The public […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An opportunity to have a “hands on” look back into aviation history is being presented this week at Sawyer International Airport in Marquette County. A fully restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airliner is appearing through Wednesday as part of the 2012 EAA tour.  The event gives the public […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A special Roush Ford Mustang that has been touring around all of Michigan this summer to promote state tourism, is at the U.P. State Fair in Escanaba this week. The Pure Michigan 400 Roush Mustang will be on display in Pocket Park off 9th Avenue next to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming School District has been notified by the Michigan High School Athletic Association that 19-year-old Eric Dompierre will be allowed to play sports this year. The governing body of high school sports announced yesterday that the Districts request for an age eligibility waiver had been approved. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The official numbers won’t be released until next week but it appears voter turnout for Michigan’s primary election was up slightly from four years ago. According to unofficial counts from the Secretary of State’s office, 1,498,100 voters cast ballots Tuesday. That’s 20.4 percent of the 7,334,233 registered […]

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