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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A well-known word in Upper Michigan is being officially recognized by an international dictionary. An announcement was made today in Escanaba that the word “yooper” will be included in upcoming editions of the Merriam-Webster dictionary. A letter writing campaign spearheaded by Delta County resident Steve Parks over […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Duke LifePoint say they have selected the architect for the new Marquette General Hospital campus. Veteran healthcare design firm Gresham, Smith and Partners has been chosen for the project. In a statement released today, hospital management says the firm was selected from healthcare architects across […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education will be holding a special meeting this weekend to interview candidates for the position of Superintendent. The Board will be interviewing four candidates for the open position. The interviews will be as follows, Dru Milliron at 3:00,  MaryAnn Boddy […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News ) – Officials with Cliffs Natural Resources say the investigation is continuing into the cause of a fire that occurred yesterday at Cliffs LS&I’s track maintenance building at Eagle Mills. The fire was reported at 2:45pm in the track maintenance building which contains small equipment that helps railroad […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in January increased in eight of the 17 major labor market regions in Michigan, declined in seven and were unchanged in two. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels fell seasonally […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is vehemently criticizing the passage of a House bill which allows more schools to be taken over and run by for-profit charter corporations. Dianda says he is afraid that small rural schools could disappear under the plan because nothing blocks a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City firefighters were called to 1092 South Lake Street just after 8 o’clock this morning for a strong smell of natural gas by central dispatch. 9-1-1 was called in from a passerby who smelled natural gas from the street. Upon arrival the front and south side […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – At high noon today Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie will mark the first day of the spring season by burning a massive paper snowman, as it has done for more than 40 years. Spring officially arrives in the Northern Hemisphere at 12:57 p.m.  The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education will be holding a special meeting this weekend to interview candidates for the position of Superintendent. The Board will be interviewing three candidates for the open position. The interviews will be as follows, Dru Milliron at 3:00,  MaryAnn Boddy […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has launched a probe of a propane company and its affiliate following consumer complaints of excessive pricing. A petition for subpoenas was filed in downstate Saginaw County Circuit Court yesterday. Schuette’s office has received over 60 complaints against Ferrellgas and it’s affiliate […]

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