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Marquette City Commission Finalizes Budget

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has finalized special work sessions on the city’s proposed operating budget for the 2016 fiscal year. The commission held work sessions yesterday on budgets for the Peter White Public Library, the Downtown Development Authority, Marquette Brownfield Authority, and the Local Development Finance Authority. […]

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Car Crash Injures Two Teens

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident yesterday evening in Marquette Township. Deputies say a 2002 Ford Focus, driven by a 17-year-old Champion girl went off of Forestville Road near Huron Woods Drive around 6:15 p.m. The car struck two trees and came to rest […]

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Man Arrested For U.P. Church Break-Ins

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A homeless Copper Country man has been arrested in connection with a series of break-ins at three churches in Hancock. 20-year-old Michael Cote is charged with two counts of Breaking and Entering with Intent, which are both 10 year felonies, and one count of Malicious Destruction of […]

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Dianda To Hold Town Hall Meeting Tonight

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is holding the latest a series of three town halls to discuss energy issues tonight in Marquette County. The Calumet Democrat says the meeting will focus on energy generation and the Upper Peninsula’s energy independence. The town halls will feature a […]

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Ishpeming House Fire Investigated

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a house fire at 520 E. High Street in Ishpeming just after 7:00 o’clock Saturday night. Fire crews found heavy smoke coming from the home with flames coming out of a back side window as flames were rolling up the side of the home’s […]

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Car Crash Injures Two In Chocolay Twp.

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured in a two-car crash on M-28 in Chocolay Township yesterday. The accident happened just after 5:00 p.m. at the intersection of M-28 and Hiawatha. Police say a 24-year-old Ishpeming man pulled out from Hiawatha onto M-28 into the path of an eastbound […]

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Stolen Car Investigation Finds Meth Lab

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Bessemer, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post arrested two people this week after a meth lab was discovered during an investigation into a stolen vehicle. Troopers located the vehicle that had been stolen in Arizona at a residence in Bessemer on Monday. While Troopers were arresting two suspects, […]

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County Gets Grant For Mather Inn Project

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County has received a state grant to assist with the redevelopment of the Mather Inn building in Ishpeming. The $566,400 Community Development Block Grant was awarded by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority yesterday. It will be used to rehabilitate 15,000 square feet on the second […]

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Peters Pushes Senate Craft Beverage Bill

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Gary Peters has cosponsored bipartisan legislation supporting the craft beverage industry. Peters says the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act reduces excise taxes and compliance regulations for brewers, cider makers, vintners, and distillers. Peters says Michigan is home to makers of some of the […]

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Dianda To Host Energy Town Hall Meetings

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is starting off a series of three town halls to discuss energy issues this weekend in Hancock. The Calumet Democrat says the meetings will focus on energy generation and the Upper Peninsula’s energy independence. The town halls will feature a presentation […]

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