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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A contract extension has been agreed to by the United Steelworkers Union and Cliffs Natural Resources to allow for continued negotiations for a new contract. The agreement extends the terms of the current contract by 30 days as the talks between the two groups move ahead. The […]

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township officially has a new Supervisor. Township officials swore in Lyn Durant today as the new Township Supervisor. Durant takes over for former Supervisor Dennis Liimatta who stepped down recently to become the Township Supervisor in downstate Grand Blanc. Durant has served on the Marquette […]

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday morning in Negaunee Township. The accident happened just before 9:00 a.m. on US-41 near Pond Road. Troopers say a westbound 2006 Chevy Malibu, driven by 38-year-old Peter Comment of Marquette, left the roadway, crossed […]

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Sault Ste. Marie – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post have released an update of their investigation into the case of a Virginia man who was found dead in a cabin on Drummond Island in Chippewa County last week. Troopers say autopsy results show that 38-year-old Aaron Furness […]

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle accident this morning in Negaunee Township. Reports say the accident happened just before 9:00 a.m. on US-41 near the Kassel’s Korner gas station when a westbound car crossed the median and struck an oncoming eastbound vehicle. […]

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downstate man is expected to be arraigned tomorrow following a fiery weekend crash at a Hancock gas station. Reports says a Honda Civic, driven by the unidentified 18-year-old from Baldwin Park, struck a Ford F-150 pickup just before midnight on Saturday at the Holiday gas station […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has passed a trio of motions allowing for the development a park in north Marquette. At their regular meeting last night, Commissioners approved agreements for the purchase, development and conservation easements for a parcel of land north from Hawley Street to the Dead […]

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Western Marquette County Health Foundation recently awarded $60,000 in grant monies to four Western Marquette County School Districts and the Upper Peninsula Diabetes Outreach Network. Ishpeming, Negaunee, NICE Community Schools, and the Republic/Michigamme School District each received $12,500. UPDON received $10,000 as part of a matching […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette business has been recognized by Governor Rick Snyder for it’s energy efficiency. The Marquette Food Co-op won the first annual Governor’s Energy Excellence Award for Best Commercial Project for the construction of their new store 502 W. Washington Street. The Co-op uses mostly LED lighting […]

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A resolution by Senator Tom Casperson urging the U-S Forest Service to work with owners of privately held hunting camps on leased acreage within the Ottawa National Forest was adopted last week by the state Senate. Casperson’s measure addresses about 100 property owners who could lose their […]

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