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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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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Education Association is continuing to place support staff at a Western U.P. school district on their critical list. Units are put on the critical list when efforts to reach a contract stall or when bargaining has been protracted and unproductive. Bus drivers, custodians, maintenance, food […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources’ Fisheries Division announced today that after internal and external reviews, it is recommending the brook trout daily possession limit for the U.P. remain at its current level of five. In 2000, the daily possession limit for brook trout in most Michigan streams […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new independent study by the Center For Rural Strategies has found that Marquette County has experienced a so-called “brain gain” in the last 40 years. The study, which looked at census records since 1970, found Marquette County joined the rest of the country in what has […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Residents in the City of Marquette are being notified of a delay in the mailing out of their utility bills. According to City Treasurer Diane Giddens, bills that were scheduled to be mailed on August 6th will be delayed as the City transitions to an entirely new […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Charges have been revised against a Marquette County man arrested recently for allegedly stealing several items of women’s swimwear and undergarments from residences in the Republic area. The Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney has amended the charges pending against 48-year-old William Joseph Miller of Witch Lake. Two of […]

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