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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A water main break this morning in the Learning Resources Center at Northern Michigan University caused some flooding and problems with online and e-mail services on campus. University officials closed the Learning Resources Center because of the water break until noon today. Generators in the basement of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post are continuing the investigation into a weekend fatal snowmobiling accident that killed an Ontario man. 61-year-old Ronald Kelly of Soo, Ontario, was killed Saturday evening around 6:30 when he was eastbound on East 8 Mile Road in Chippewa County’s […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is hosting the first of two public meetings to gather public input about a master plan for arts and culture in the city tonight. The meetings and a survey are part of the “Imagine Marquette – Defining a Vibrant Arts and Culture Community” […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Schools Board of Education is working to find a replacement for interim superintendent Dan Paul, who resigned as of today due to health issues. Anthony Bertucci, District Business Manager, is serving in the post until the board names a new interim superintendent. The Board is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Integrys Energy Group and the equity investment fund Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners LP have announced a plan where Integrys will sell 100 percent of the stock of Upper Peninsula Power Company to BBIP. The purchase price is approximately $298.8 million for UPPCO’s electricity distribution operations, excluding its […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Soo Locks are closed for the season as of yesterday and they will now undergo annual maintenance and repairs. Planned winter maintenance activities to keep the locks functioning safely and reliably include installation of new hydraulic pump units and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The J.C. Penney company has announced the closure of 33 underperforming stores and the lay off 2,000 employees around the country. The store currently located in Marquette is one of the announced closures, and is the only store closing scheduled in the state of Michigan. The closings […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Democratic leaders in Lansing say they would like to see the Republican Governor Rick Snyder call for in his Stae of the State Address tonight. The Democratic leader in the Senate, Gretchen Whitmer, says she would like Snyder to make a real commitment to schools. She says […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder is set to deliver his fourth State of the State message tonight. He will deliver the speech in the State House of Representatives chamber before a joint session of the House and Senate at 7 p-m. The State of the State Address is given […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a mobile meth lab that was found this week in the city. Police say the mobile lab was found in a parking lot on the 2700 block of Lakeshore Boulevard. According to a statement from the department, officers received a tip from […]

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