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Angeli Offered Marquette City Manager Job

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has formally offered the position of City Manager to current City Police Chief Mike Angeli. Angeli has been serving as acting City Manager since the resignation of former City Manager Bill Vajda. Mayor Mike Coyne and two other commissioners will now work to […]

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Sawyer International Airport Gets Federal Funds

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Marquette County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -S awyer International Airport in Marquette County has been slated to receive federal funding for a series of rehabilitation projects. The airport will receive just under $703,000 for planned improvements. The projects include the installation of runway fencing and runway surface rehabilitation. The funding comes through the […]

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Two-Vehicle Crash Injures One In Tilden Twp.

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Tilden Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon in Marquette County’s Tilden Township. It happened around 12:20 p.m.on Co Rd 581 and Co Rd P-P-L. Troopers say a delivery truck, driven by 56-year-old James Cornelius of Gwinn, was northbound on Co […]

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Benishek Announces Retirement From Congress

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek has announced that he will not be seeking re-election at the end of his current term. Benishek released a statement today saying he was not running so he could devote more time to his family and focus on helping veterans, families and workers […]

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MTU Students Weigh In On Campus Sexual Assault

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Michigan Tech in Houghton say a student survey has produced interesting responses about sexual assault and misconduct on campus. The survey was distributed in April to all enrolled students 18 and over. The majority of respondents said they feel safe on campus, and believe student […]

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U.P. Testimony Set For Lansing Hearing On Land Issues

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says a Senate Natural Resources Committee hearing in Lansing this week will include testimony from U.P. residents via videoconference. The committee will hear testimony on Senate Resolution 79, which encourages the United States Forest Service to issue special use authorization under the Recreation […]

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Marquette Commission To Discuss City Manager Job

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be discussing the position of City Manager at their regular meeting tonight. The Commission will hear a report on the matter from Mayor Pro Tem Dave Campana. Current City Police Chief Mike Angeli has been serving as acting City Manager since the […]

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Angeli Ready To Sign On As Marquette City Manager If Asked

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police Chief Mike Angeli says being called up this week to serve as acting City Manager was surprising, but he is prepared to stay on the job as long as needed. Angeli spoke recently about being named to the post in the wake of the […]

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Kivela Glad To See Courser And Gamrat Go

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela says the behavior of former Representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat has been an “international embarrassment” to the State House and he is glad they no longer in office. Following a marathon session in Lansing, legislative leaders reached an agreement around 3:00 a.m. […]

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Suspect Arraigned In U.P. Murder Case

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Menominee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect has been arraigned on a murder charge in the death of a Menominee County woman. The body of 43-year-old Jolene Eichhorn was found this week in the trunk of her vehicle in the parking lot of the Cedar River State Harbor in Cedarville Township. 48-year-old […]

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