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NMU Launches Broadband Network Initiative

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has launched an initiative to address rural areas in the U.P. and elsewhere where households either lack broadband access or have minimal speeds required for educational use. NMU’s Educational Access Network merges the broadband coverage and speed of the university’s wireless LTE system with […]

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Marquette City Commission Selects Mayor & Mayor Pro Tem

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission held their annual organizational meeting last night and selected the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem for the upcoming year. Following the swearing in of Commissioners Dave Campana and Sarah Reynolds, who were both re-elected to the Commission this week, Commissioners re-elected Campana to […]

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Marquette City Commission Holding Organizational Meeting Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has their first post-election meeting tonight. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a preview. Angeli said the City Clerk will be administering oath of office to Commissioners Dave Campana and Sarah Reynolds, who […]

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Ishpeming Drunk Driving Crash Injures One

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Police responded to a two-vehicle crash last night at the intersection of US-41 and Lakeshore Drive. The accident happened around 7:30pm on westbound US-41 when a pickup truck rear-ended an SUV that was stopped at a red light. The driver of the SUV was taken to […]

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Chippewa Co. Man Headed To Prison

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Chippewa County man has been sentenced in Federal Court to 3-and-a-half years in prison for domestic violence. 28-year-old Justin Wykoff of Sault Ste. Marie was charged with Domestic Violence by an Habitual Offender on connection with an incident in the Soo in December of […]

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Manistique M-94 Road Project Wraps Up Today

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says their major reconstruction of M-94 in Manistique is wrapping up today. M-DOT reconstructed 1.3 miles of M-94 from Chippewa Avenue to US-2 in Manistique. The $4.5 million project began in May. Final work is being completed today and the detour is […]

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Soo Man Gets 14 Years In Prison For Assault

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An eastern U.P. man has been sentenced to prison for assaulting an officer with a knife. 37-year-old Eric Verweibe of Sault Ste. Marie was sentenced to 14 years in prison for Assault on a Federal Officer with a Dangerous Weapon. He pleaded guilty last July […]

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Marquette Township Investigates Illegal Dumping

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Marquette Township are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into some illegal dumping in an area park. The Township is offering a reward to anyone who may have any information regarding the illegal dumping of 37 tires in an section of Schwemwood […]

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Incumbents And Newcomers Find Success In Key Election Races

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan has two new members of Congress, and all incumbent U.S. Representatives won re-election. In the 1st Congressional District, covering the entire U.P. and a portion of northern lower Michigan, Republican Jack Bergman beat former Michigan Democratic party chair Lon Johnson. Bergman will take over for Republican […]

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1st District U.S. Congressional Race & U.P. State House Results

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  U.S House of Representatives – 1st District Jack Bergman (R) 201,154 Lon Johnson (D) 144,319 Diane Bostow (L) 13,385 Ellis Boal (G) 4,773 Michigan House of Representatives – 107th District Lee Chatfield (R)  30,219 Phil Belfy (D)  14,776 Michigan House of Representatives – 108th District Beau LaFave (R) 22,006 Scott Celello (D) 19,718 Michigan […]

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