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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Board of State Canvassers has certified petition signatures to place what amounts to a meaningless wolf hunting referendum on the November 2014 ballot. The group Keep Michigan Wolves Protected submitted more than 255,000 petition signatures on March 27 to suspend a law passed last December classifying wolves […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –One-third of the respondents to a new statewide poll say that Michigan should increase funding for roads mostly by cutting the state budget. The survey was conducted by Lansing-based EPIC MRA. While 33 percent of the respondents say the road funding should be increased mostly or only by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U. S. Congressman Dan Benishek will be hosting a public meeting for veterans tomorrow in Marquette. The session will be held at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans on Fisher Street from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  The public meeting will give area veterans and their families […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Upper Peninsula businessman has been sentenced in Houghton County Circuit Court. Michael Jestila, 46,  pled guilty to four counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance to a Minor. He received 365 days in jail with credit for 114 already served on each of the four […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Dickinson County man has been arraigned on marijuana charges. Mark Baker, a 52–year–old Channing man,  was arraigned in Dickinson County District Court on a charge of Delivery and Manufacture of five to 45 kilograms of marijuana, which carries a maximum penalty of seven years in prison. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  -  Marquette County is slated to receive receive $400,000 in federal assessment funding for clean up of brownfield sites. Officials say the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Grant will help Marquette County assess contaminated sites so they can be cleaned up for future re-use. They add the grant will […]

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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 critical need of O-negative, A-negative and B-negative types of blood throughout the Upper Peninsula. You can donate in Marquette at the U.P. Regional Blood Center at 427 West College Avenue, adjacent to Marquette […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  -  The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market’s Grand Opening is coming up this weekend. The Market will open on Saturday, rain or shine, and will run from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., every Saturday through October 26, at the Marquette Commons on South Third Street. Organizers say this year’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Six U.P. conservation organizations will receive Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative grants from the DNR this year. The projects, totaling $50,000, will assist the improvement of deer habitat in Alger, Dickinson, Iron, Mackinac, Menominee and Ontonagon counties.  Groups receiving funding include: U.P. Whitetails, Whitetails Unlimited, the Dickinson Conservation District, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Officials with Marinette Marine Corporation dedicated a new 29,000-square-foot ship assembly building at the shipyard yesterday in Marinette, WI. The new building is part of a $74 million investment at the company focusing on streamlining production and increasing efficiencies.  The new Grand Module Construction facility will be used […]

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