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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – According to the Michigan Radio Network, Democratic U.S. Representative Gary Peters will become the new junior U.S. senator from Michigan as Peters will defeat the Republican candidate, former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land. With 9 percent of the precincts reporting, Peters led Land 53 percent to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Polls have now closed across the state and early numbers are indicating a good night for incumbents. With less than 10 percent of precincts reporting, incumbents in all of the major races (Governor, Secretary of State and Attorney General) are leading over their respective challengers. The Michigan […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. flags at the State Capitol will be lowered to half-staff tomorrow in honor of former State Senator Walter North of St. Ignace, who died Friday at the age of 81. North was elected to the Michigan Senate in 1994 in the 37th District, which includes Mackinac […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are holding an informational meeting tomorrow afternoon to discuss a new ordinance concerning truck traffic on certain streets in the city. The Marquette City Commission has amended the current ordinance that will ban trucks of 10,000 pounds or more from streets of Marquette unless […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Voters are heading to the polls across the state today to cast ballots in several races including governor. Incumbent Republican Rick Snyder is running for a second term against Democratic challenger and former U.S. Congressman Mark Schauer. Voters will decide a variety of other offices, including the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township says moderate lake effect snow and gusty north winds will continue over portions of west and north central Upper Michigan through this afternoon. A Lake Effect Snow Advisory remains in effect until 2:00 p.m. edt. Expect light to moderate […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gwinn Community Schools are closed today, Friday, October 31, 2014, due top a power outage in the district.

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MARQUETTE, MI – 10/28/2014 – The Michigan Public Service Commission hosted a panel discussion and question & answer session on the Upper Peninsula’s energy future today in Marquette. The session, held in conjunction with the U.P. Energy Summit at Northern Michigan University, focused on a proposal forcing U.P. utility customers to pay for the majority […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An area environmental group is voicing concerns about the Eagle Mine seeking a new mineral lease in Marquette County. “Save The Wild U.P.” says a plan by the mine’s parent company, Lundin Mining, seeking a new mineral lease from the State of Michigan for 40 acres of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Public Service Commission has invited the public to attend a panel discussion and question-and-answer session on the Upper Peninsula’s energy future tomorrow in Marquette. The panel will cover recent events in the U.P. related to electric reliability, affordability and environmental protection, as well as discuss […]

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