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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Sewer and water rates in the City of Ishpeming are increasing effective immediately. The Ishpeming City Council voted unanimously yesterday to increase rates for both utilities in an effort to generate revenue for repair to the current water and sewer systems that are old and out of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A national conservative group has launched a media campaign praising 1st District Congressman Dan Benishek for his opposition of ObamaCare. Americans for Prosperity has placed media messages across Benishek’s district thanking him for his fighting of the measure. AFP-Michigan State Director Scott Hagerstrom says their group has […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela testified yesterday in Lansing in support for a measure calling on the Army to retain the ROTC program at Northern Michigan University. The Marquette Democrat made his comments front of the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee in favor of House […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Here are results of races and ballot proposals we are tracking from yesterday’s elections around the Upper Peninsula: MARQUETTE COUNTY RESULTS Marquette City Commission – 2 Open seats David Campana 1,268 Sarah Reynolds 661 Mike Plourde 510 Tony Tollefson 488 Marquette Board of Light and Power Jerry […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Here are the results from yesterday’s elections in Marquette County: Marquette City Commission – 2 Open seats David Campana 1,268 Sarah Reynolds 661 Mike Plourde 510 Tony Tollefson 488 Marquette Board of Light and Power Jerry Garceau 938 John Braamse 399 Negaunee City Council Dawn Schuhknecht 160 […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – No injuries were reported after a semi–truck struck a house in Ishpeming last night. Authorities say the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. when the driver of the truck attempted to make a turn on Marquette Street while following GPS coordinates. According to reports, the driver made a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters responded to a house fire at 1109 North Second Street last night. The call came in just before 10:00 p.m., and firefighters arriving on the scene reported smoke coming from the windows on the first and second floors of the structure. An initial search […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In Alger County, voters in Burt Township will decide two millage proposals. A millage proposal for Fire Protection has a 1.5 mill increase over four years for the construction, operation, maintenance and improvement of the Township Fire Department, and the proposal for road maintenance and improvements has […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Voters in a handful of communities in Marquette County head to the polls today to decide some key races. Residents will select candidates on the Marquette City Commission, Marquette Board of Light and Power, Negaunee City Council, Negaunee City Board of Review and Negaunee City Mayor. Two […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police say a missing Escanaba woman whose remains were found Thursday died of exposure. 56-year old Jean Lawrence was reported missing on February 6. Her remains were discovered in an industrial area within the  Escanaba city limits, along the shores of Little Bay De Noc. Preliminary findings […]

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