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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Critical Need For Blood

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System – Marquette, is currently in a critical need of O-negative, A-negative and B-negative blood types throughout the Upper Peninsula. The need is highest in the Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock and Sault Ste. Marie areas. All blood donated […]

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Election Results For Wednesday, 5/6/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan voters gave a resounding “no” to Proposal 1 yesterday. The measure to increase the sales tax a penny was designed to help raise $1.2 billion for roads. Nearly 80-percent of voters across the state voted “no” compared to just over 20 percent that said “yes”. Experts […]

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Structure Fire In Escanaba Damages Vacant Home

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is underway into the cause of a fire last night at a vacant home in Escanaba. The fire was reported around 10:20 p.m. at 212 N. 12th Street. Authorities arriving on scene reported the fire was spreading along the outside wall of the structure in […]

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Suspicious Note Closes Marquette County School

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a suspicious incident last night at the Aspen Ridge Elementary School in Ishpeming Township. They were called to the school around 7:40 p.m. by school staff when custodians found a note in a classroom computer lab that read “RIP, those […]

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Four Arrested And Charged For Meth In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police report the arrest four people on meth charges late last month. Police say 27-year-old Ryan Barry and 28-year-old Emily McCullum, both of Marquette, were arrested in a vehicle parked at the Menards store on US-41 on April 25th. Both were wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. […]

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Marquette Street Project Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 200 block of West Washington Street in the City of Marquette will undergo a major repair and improvement project beginning today. The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says the project will include complete replacement of the curbing, removal of brick pavers, installation of stamped concrete, and the […]

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Two-Vehicle Crash In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a two-vehicle traffic accident yesterday morning. The accident happened around 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Grove Street in South Marquette. Reports say a northbound driver on Grove Street went through a red light and was hit by an eastbound […]

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Menominee County Highway Project Begins

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Menominee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a road resurfacing project on M-35 in Menominee County today that will run through the summer. M-DOT will resurface 5.9 miles and pave shoulders on M-35 from 48th Avenue in the City of Menominee to north of Birch Creek Road. […]

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NMU Board Approves Fee Increase But Waits On Tuition

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved a $164 per semester increase in housing and dining rates for the upcoming academic year. The Board, however, did not make a decision on tuition and will take up the matter after higher education appropriations are decided in […]

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MTU Board Approves New Strategic Plan, Increases Tuition

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University’s Board of Control has approved a new strategic plan for the Houghton school. The board says the plan will focus on exceptional and diverse people, distinctive educational programs, and research, innovation and entrepreneurship to position Michigan Tech as a leading global technological university. In […]

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