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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County say the mine is now operating and will be ramping up to full production by mid-2015. In a statement released today, Lundin Mining says ore from the Eagle Mine is being processed into separate nickel and copper concentrates […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta County Sheriff Appointment Board has selected a new Sheriff to succeed retiring Sheriff Gary Ballweg. Former Delta County Undersheriff Ed Oswald has been appointed to the post. He will take over when Ballweg retires on October 18th, and will hold the position for the remainder […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors has hired a new Executive Director. The board has selected Nicole Young as incoming executive director. Young is a graduate of Escanaba High School and has fifteen years of tourist industry experience as founder and owner of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela has included a measure as a part of a package of bills introduced in the Michigan House calling for increased accountability and transparency in the state contract process. The legislation was introduced by House Democrats following several reports of fraud and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, says federal dollars are coming to U.P. farmers and producers around the state. The U.S.D.A’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program will award nearly $2 million to support 30 projects throughout the state. The projects include support […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The cases against two Gogebic County men who are charged with breaking and entering of properties in the western U.P. to steal copper are moving ahead. 27-year-old Scott Savero of Bessemer and 25-year-old Cory Leuzzo of Ramsay were arrested in August by State Police at the Wakefield […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s senior U.S. Senator is supporting the the bilateral security agreement signed by the U.S. and Afghanistan. Carl Levin, Chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, says the agreement is a strong foundation for moving forward with Afghanistan to secure their nation’s future. The Detroit Democrat says […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation introduced by 109th District State Representative John Kivela in June, has passed in the State Senate. The bill amends the Michigan Penal Code to include a provision for racketeering involving illegal meth production. Kivela’s bill is part of a greater legislative effort to prevent the illegal […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced an investigation into an alleged murder-for-hire involving an employee of Aramark, the food service vendor for the state’s prisons. Schuette says the Attorney General’s Criminal Division will review the evidence and materials in this case and conduct an independent and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has voted to accept block grant money from the State of Michigan to pay for infrastructure damages caused by last winter’s extended freeze. At their regular meeting last night, the City Commission formally voted to acctept the funding. The City of Marquette qualified […]

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