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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek says he voted in support of legislation yesterday to reopen the federal government and prevent the nation from defaulting. Benishek says he supported the bipartisan compromise because families in his district deserve a government that is open and running. The Iron River Republican […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson testified yesterday in Washington, D.C. in front of the Endangered Species Act Congressional Working Group. The group has been gathering testimony from groups and interests from across the country to consider how the Act could be altered to better serve states. The Escanaba […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Several residents came out in protest against plans to upgrade the road leading to the Eagle Mine in Western Marquette County last night. Residents who live along County Road 510 and the Triple-A Road appeared at the Marquette County Road Commission’s regular meeting. The proposed improvements would […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be holding a special meeting and a public hearing later this month on the issue of truck traffic in the city. The Commission voted last night at their regular meeting to schedule a public hearing to be held during a special meeting […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Court of Appeals has ordered that an Upper Peninsula man convicted of drunk driving in a single vehicle crash that left his girlfriend dead more than two years ago be resentenced. 50-year old Thomas Murdock of Munising was sentenced to a minimum of two to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission Has it’s regular meeting tonight. The session is being held tonight due to yesterday being the federal holiday, Columbus Day. Several items are up for discussion on the agenda including the scheduling of a public hearing to be held during a special meeting […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A protest against plans to upgrade the road leading to the Eagle Mine in Western Marquette County is being planned for tonight. Residents who live along County Road 510 and the Triple-A Road are planning to appear at the Marquette County Road Commission meeting. The proposed improvements […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies were called out to a single-vehicle traffic accident in Negaunee Township last night. The accident happened just before 11:00 p.m. on County Road 510 about a half-mile from Hardwood Lane.  Deputies say a northbound 2000 Toyota Tacoma pickup, driven by a 53-year-old Negaunee […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Construction is underway in Delta County for one of the latest entries into brewing in the U.P.  Groundbreaking for Bell’s Upper Hand Brewery, a craft brewery and bottling facility, was held Friday at the Delta County Airport Renaissance Zone. The proposed brewery plans to produce a variety […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General Hospital, is currently in a critical need of A-positive, A-negative, O-negative, and B-negative blood throughout the Upper Peninsula. The need is high in all of their service areas across the U.P. There are blood centers in Escanaba, Hancock, Iron […]

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