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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – A special event is coming up early next month at Riverside Marquette to help fill area blood banks. Riverside Marquette GM Paul Halbur joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for Riverside Thursday with the details. Halbur explained that there will be a blood drive […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Phoenix man has been sentenced for marijuana trafficking into the U.P. 45-year-old Pedro Kobasic was sentenced to just over seven years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release. He was convicted of conspiracy to distribute more than 50 kilos of marijuana after […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman has been sentenced to over 12 years in federal prison on cocaine charges. 32-year-old Rachel Hanson of Ishpeming was sentenced on a charge of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. During sentencing, Hanson, a mother of three, was determined to be a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arrested and charged in connection with a police standoff in north Marquette earlier this month. 28-year-old Christian Nutini was arrested on a two-count warrant stemming from the incident at his residence on the 2300 block of Presque Isle Avenue last Tuesday morning. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools have received a Michigan State Police grant for increasing safety in the district. MAPS will receive $55,118 for an alert system project. The money comes from the Competitive School Safety Grant Program, which is intended to enhance public safety, by reducing and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson and State Representative John Kivela are thanking the Michigan Strategic Fund Board for final approval of a specialized economic development zone in the U.P. The creation of the Next Michigan Superior Trade Zone covering the central U.P. was approved when Governor Rick Snyder […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two resolutions have been approved by the State Senate in Lansing recognizing the importance of mining in Michigan. The resolutions, introduced by Senator Tom Casperson, declare September 6th as “Michigan Mining Day” to recognize responsible mining and it’s economic benefits the state. They also brings support for […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative will dedicate over $300-thousand to reduce pollution and improve water quality in two U.P. rivers. The EPA program will allocate $330,403 to ensure healthy stream banks and natural habitats along the Salmon-Trout and Dead Rivers, which run into Lake Superior. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UP Health System–Marquette has named the general contractor for the construction of their new Marquette hospital. The firm Skanska Closner will build the $300-million, 265-bed hospital and 80,000-square foot medical office building at the former Roundhouse/Municipal Service Center property near US-41 on Baraga Avenue. Skanska Closner is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming firefighters were called out to a house fire at 640 Maurice Street around 2:00 o’clock this morning. Ishpeming Police arrived shortly before the fire department and cleared the residence. Firefighters saw smoke coming from the second floor of the home and found the fire in one […]

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