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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation will share plans for a major maintenance project on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock at a meeting this week in Hancock. The project is scheduled to begin this winter. The meeting with M-DOT staff is open to all […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation started two highway resurfacing projects in the U.P. today. The first project will resurface 21.5 miles of northbound and southbound M-35 in Marquette County from the middle branch of the Escanaba River to County Road 480. M-DOT says the project is expected […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is informing motorists that Seventh Street has been closed between Fisher Street and U.S. 41 today for road repairs. Seventh Street is expected to re-open by this Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. The Marquette City Department of Public Works says there will be NO […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -The Michigan Department of Transportation will begin two highway resurfacing projects in the U.P. on Monday. The first project will resurface 21.5 miles of northbound and southbound M-35 in Marquette County from the middle branch of the Escanaba River to County Road 480. M-DOT says the project is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Upper Michigan communities are receiving federal funds to enhance public safety. The Ironwood Fire Department is receiving a grant to improve operations. The $13,680 grant comes from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and is a part of the Federal Emergency […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities are continuing the investigation into the cause of an early morning house fire in Manistique. Manistique Public Safety responded to the fire at 115 North Fourth Street around 2:15 a.m. today. Firefighters arriving on the scene found the house fully engulfed with flames shooting through the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation restructuring the liquor license fee schedule for small businesses in Michigan has passed in the State House. The bill, sponsored by 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda, changes the way the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs calculates the cost of a liquor license for […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team is reporting the arrest of a 60-year-old Rapid River man yesterday on cocaine charges. The man was arrested on two counts of Delivery of Cocaine and one count of Conspiracy to Deliver Cocaine. This arrest was part of an investigation that […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation will begin the resurfacing of a major portion of M-35 in Marquette County next week. The project will resurface 21.5 miles of northbound and southbound M-35 from the middle branch of the Escanaba River to County Road 480. M-DOT says the project […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says he is against a package of bills aimed at deregulating the forestry industry in Michigan. The Calumet Democrat testified today before the House Regulatory Reform Committee, of which he is a member. Dianda said the legislation is unnecessary because regulations […]

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