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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Michigan’s unemployment rate in November edged down by two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.8 percent. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, both total employment and the number of unemployed decreased over the month, pushing the state’s labor force downward. Michigan’s jobless rate […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says a series of state and local transportation projects have been announced around Michigan that are being made possible through the $115 million Roads and Risks Reserve Fund. A total of seven road projects in the U.P., MDOT’s Superior Region, total $6.9 […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are continuing the investigation into an apparent early-morning hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of one person yesterday. The accident was reported around 5:20 yesterday morning when a passing motorist called 9-1-1 to report a body laying in the roadway on […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle traffic accident on US-41 in front of the Menards store in Marquette Township just before noon yesterday. Deputies say 69-year-old Judy Young-Campbell of Ishpeming was eastbound on US-41 in a 2003 Subaru when 48-year-old Donna Nikunen of Munising turned […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Police have released an update on the investigation into the death of a Marquette man. In a statement released today, the Department says they believe 34-year-old Shawn Dollar of Marquette died in an accidental fall. Dollar’s body was located in a vacant building at […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff Mike Lovelace has announced a change in his plans to retire and says he will not be stepping down next month. In a message to County officials, Lovelace said he has decided to not retire early and will finish out his term, which is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  State Police at the Negaunee Post State Police at the Negaunee Post are investigating an apparent early-morning hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of one person. The accident was reported around 5:20 this morning when a passing motorist called 9-1-1 to report a body laying in the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are investigating an apparent early-morning hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of one person. The accident was reported around 5:20 this morning when a passing motorist called 9-1-1 to report a body laying in the roadway on County Road KCB in […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Catholic Diocese of Marquette is getting a new Bishop. Pope Francis has appointed Father John F. Doerfler, who is currently serving as vicar general of the Diocese of Green Bay, as the thirteenth bishop of the Diocese of Marquette. Father Doerfler, a native of Appleton, WI, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says he is fully endorsing a citizen-led effort to protect the scientific management of fish and wildlife in Michigan. The Escanaba Republican says he is putting his full support behind this effort to ensuring decisions managing fish and wildlife in Michigan are based […]

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