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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the City of Marquette would like to remind the community that placement of any temporary signage within the City right-of-way is not permitted. The right-of-way is defined as the space between the curb of the street and the sidewalk. Any signs that are found to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Spruce Street in the City of Marquette has been closed today between East Hewitt Avenue and East Prospect Street for a road repair project. The reopening of Spruce Street will be approximately Friday, June 27, 2014 by 6:00 p.m. Also, the city says on Monday, Sixth Street […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation authored by State Senator Tom Casperson to stop imposition of unreasonable regulations on properties containing only stamp sands has been sent to Governor Rick Snyder for his signature. Many areas in the western U.P. are covered with stamp sand, or crushed rock, that is a remnant […]

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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 tonight in Hancock. The project is scheduled to begin this winter. The meeting with M-DOT staff is open to all interested […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Police have released an update about a two-vehicle traffic accident Tuesday afternoon that sent four people to the hospital. Police say the accident happened at 2:15 p.m. on US-41 near the Burger King restaurant when a westbound 2002 Ford Focus, driven by 82-year-old Jeannine Nora of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bishop John Doerfler of the Marquette Catholic Diocese says the recent decision to request a gay parishioner to step down from leadership positions at an area parish was appropriate. At a press conference in Marquette yesterday, Bishop Doerfler supported the actions taken by Father Larry Van Damme […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Four people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle traffic accident yesterday afternoon in Ishpeming. City Police say the accident happened around 2:30 p.m. near US-41 and Third Street when a small sedan that was westbound on US-41 turned left into the path of an oncoming eastbound SUV. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are reporting the arrest of the former Mayor of Escanaba for felony embezzlement. 58-year-old Leo Evans was arrested following an investigation into the embezzlement of funds from the Escanaba Eagles Club in Delta County. Evans was arrested on Monday on […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center in Marquette has announced a critical need of A positive, B-positive, A-negative, and B-negative blood. Blood Center officials say as the summer months are upon us, the need for blood is ongoing.  Sallie Coron, Blood Collection Coordinator says it is important that […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Dickinson County man convicted of the stabbing of a Deputy Sheriff the Pine Mountain ski jumps last year in Iron Mountain has been sentenced. 75-year-old Andrew Bray of Norway appeared yesterday in Dickinson County Circuit Court for sentencing on one count of intent to cause bodily […]

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