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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Ishpeming firefighters responded to a structure fire yesterday afternoon just after 2:00 o’clock at 655 Park Street. Upon arrival, fire crews found flames coming from the roof of the home. Firefighters made entry into the home and battled the fire in the homes attic and third floor […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A portion of Westland Drive in the City of Marquette, from Forest Park Drive to the westerly end, has been closed to allow for the reconstruction of the street and storm water utilities. This project is scheduled to be substantially complete in about two weeks. Drivers are […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A new survey shows starting salaries are indicating that employers like the kind of education students get at Michigan Technological University. The survey by payscale.com ranked Michigan Tech third in the nation among public research universities for the average starting salary of graduates. Payscale.com surveyed over 13-hundred […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University in Houghton submitted its preliminary fall enrollment figures to the state this week. University officials say enrollment totaled 7,100 this fall, up from last year and is the second highest number since 1983. The university also showed record numbers in several individual categories as […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Roadwork on US-41 in Marquette County near Harvey starts this Friday. The Michigan Department of Transportation will mill and resurface 2.8 miles of US-41 from Big Creek Road to south of Juliet Street. The project will also include the addition of centerline and shoulder rumble strips and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is encouraging legislative support for the construction of new electricity generating facilities the U.P. The Calumet Democrat says U.P. residents are paying increasingly large sums to keep the coal-fired Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette up and running. Dianda says the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident late last night in Marquette Township. 22-year-old Cody Bigger of Marquette was northbound on County Road 550 near Middle Island Point just after 11:00 p.m. when his vehicle crossed the center line, left the roadway and struck a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Teachers in the Marquette Area Public School District have voted to ratify a contract offer presented to them late last month by the Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education. Reports say the contract was approved by a vote of 132-12, with 85% voter turnout. Teachers voted […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report is showing a decline in total enrollment from last fall. University officials say, however, a closer look at the numbers reveals positive strides in key areas. NMU’s headcount is 8,592, a 3.3 percent decrease from last year’s 8,879. The number […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved offer from Duke LifePoint to build the new Marquette General Hospital in the city. Under the plan, which was approved by the Commission at a special session yesterday afternoon, the new facility will be constructed on the area of vacant land […]

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