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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Negaunee is letting residents know of a planned power outage in a portion of the city later this week. The City says the power outage will be on Sunset Drive on Friday from approximately 9:30 am to 12:30 pm weather permitting. The city apologizes […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three local governments are investigating options for multi-jurisdictional cooperation on recreational services and facilities. A planned feasibility study will determine if and how the City of Marquette, Marquette Charter Township and Chocolay Township can better work together to address community-wide recreational needs. The study will also determine […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority has begun the process of implementing new parking policies and modifications that are part of an overall strategic management plan. The DDA says while they will work to provide and manage sufficient, convenient, public parking to best serve the downtown, funds received […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new volunteer board has come together with the goal of continuing the Marquette 4th of July fireworks. New volunteer Board Members were voted in with the goals of fundraising and creating the vision for continuing the tradition of Mattson Lower Harbor fireworks. The group came together […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some good news for the future of iron ore pellet production at Cliffs Natural Resources. The company announced yesterday that it has entered into a new Agreement with AK Steel to supply iron ore pellets from next year through 2023. The new Agreement includes minimum and maximum […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder, who had made Medicaid expansion a top legislative priority, says (quote) “Healthy Michigan will make our state healthier and stronger. It also will save money for the state’s taxpayers and job providers, help control medical costs, improve the state’s business climate, and boost our […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It took two attempts, but on its second vote yesterday (Tuesday) the state Senate approved a proposal to expand Medicaid in Michigan. Earlier in the day, the first attempt at Medicaid expansion fell one vote short, but last night the Republican-led chamber voted 20-18 to pass the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two inmates at a state prison in the western Upper Peninsula have been arraigned on murder charges in the beating death of another inmate back in January. 25-year-old Delorean Henderson and 32-year-old Michael Smith were both charged in Gogebic County Circuit Court with second degree murder and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan has agreed to a contract with a Philadelphia-based company to run prison kitchens. Aramark was awarded the contract after bidding 64-million dollars to provide daily meals to approximately 43-thousand prisoners. Officials say there are currently 300 to 400 workers on the state payroll […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – TDS Telecommunications is warning residents about an e-mail scam. Known as phishing, the emails are fraudulent attempts to scam customers into providing email addresses and passwords. They suggest that TDS is expanding the customers email quota.   TDS officials say they do not conduct business this way […]

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