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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Scott Usitalo, president of Kimberly-Clark’s Family Care division, will be the featured speaker at Michigan Technological University’s Midyear Commencement tomorrow. At commencement, MTU will honor the achievements of more than 400 graduates, including 296 students receiving bachelor’s degrees, 109 master’s degree recipients and 23 PhD graduates. Usitalo […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University alumnus Ernie Telford of Thousand Oaks, California, will be the keynote speaker at NMU’s December commencement tomorrow. He also will receive an honorary doctor of business degree. Charlotte Cialek of South Lyon, Mich., will be the student speaker. NMU’s commencement will be held at […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has voted to make the University tobacco-free as of August 1st, 2014. The Board approved a work group recommendation that cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes be prohibited from all campus areas. The only exceptions to the ban would be public sidewalks […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great  Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan presented a grant of $100,000 to a Marquette County clinic this morning. The Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center in Gwinn received the grant to address depression and substance abuse in patients age 13 years and up, and integrate […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to a single-vehicle rollover traffic accident this morning in Marquette County’s Negaunee Township. The accident happened around 10:15 a.m. on U.S. 41 when an eastbound pickup truck went out of control and hit the median near the Carp River. The pickup rolled over and ended […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Congressional delegation led by Representatives Dan Benishek and Candice Miller are urging the Obama Administration to fully fund the Great Lakes Navigation System in the fiscal 2015 budget. They wrote a letter to Director of the Office of Management and Budget requesting the money especially for […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee has issued a Wind Chill Advisory from 7:00 o’clock this evening to noon tomorrow for Marquette, Dickinson, Menominee and Delta counties. Wind chill values will fall to 25 below to 34 below zero tonight into Thursday morning inland from the Great […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has resumed iron ore pellet production at the Empire Mine. Pellet production had been down since early last week after a fire that damaged a limestone feeding system. The system included equipment and conveyors that feed crushed limestone into the concentrator plant. Company officials […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person is lodged in the Houghton County Jail and another remains hospitalized at MGH following a domestic assault incident in Dollar Bay Sunday night. Houghton County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to to the scene around 11:45 p.m.  The victim, a 27 year old Dollar Bay woman […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund board has recommended to the Michigan Legislature 76 recreation development projects and land acquisitions totaling $27.6 million be funded next year. Some of the U.P. funding includes $1.44 million to the City of Marquette for the Clark Lambros Beach Park project […]

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