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Contractor Chosen For New Marquette Hospital

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UP Health System–Marquette has named the general contractor for the construction of their new Marquette hospital. The firm Skanska Closner will build the $300-million, 265-bed hospital and 80,000-square foot medical office building at the former Roundhouse/Municipal Service Center property near US-41 on Baraga Avenue. Skanska Closner is […]

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Overnight Housefire In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming firefighters were called out to a house fire at 640 Maurice Street around 2:00 o’clock this morning. Ishpeming Police arrived shortly before the fire department and cleared the residence. Firefighters saw smoke coming from the second floor of the home and found the fire in one […]

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Marquette Police Report Incident With Barricaded Man

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a report of a suicidal man who had barricaded himself inside his home with a firearm in North Marquette this morning. The call came in to police around 4:15 a.m. of the situation on the 2300 block of Presque Isle Avenue. Officers […]

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Drugs And Weapons Seized In Alger County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff is reporting the seizure of drugs and weapons following a recent search of two locations in Grand Marais. According to reports, undisclosed amounts of marijuana and illegal weapons were confiscated in the searches, but no arrests have been made at this time. Formal […]

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Ishpeming Meth Bust Suspects Arraigned

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two suspects arrested in a weekend a drug bust in Ishpeming have been arraigned. 51-year-old Gerald Humphreys Jr. and 39-year-old Bradley Helsten, both of Ishpeming, are charged in connection with the discovery of components of a meth lab at a residence on Saturday. Ishpeming Police and Marquette […]

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Cliffs Continues Sell-Off Of Certain Properties

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources is continuing the selling off of certain properties in their North American holdings in an overall effort to focus on iron ore production. According to a statement released today, Cliffs has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its chromite assets in Northern Ontario, […]

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M-DOT Road Project Set For City Of Hancock

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is moving ahead with plans for a major road reconstruction and streetscape project in Hancock. M-DOT will reconstruct about a mile of US-41 from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge to M-203. The project area includes Front, Reservation and Quincy Streets in Hancock. […]

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Marquette Schools Receive $55K Grant

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools are one of 56 public school districts to share in $4 million in funding to support safety initiatives. The money from the Competitive School Safety Grant Program will be used to purchase equipment and technology to improve the safety and security of […]

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Portage Lake Lift Bridge Closed Tomorrow Night

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major scheduled closure is this weekend on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock. The bridge will close for maintenance at 9:00 o’clock tomorrow night, and will re-open at 8:30 Sunday morning. Unlike the shorter bridge closings of late, snowmobiles will not be able […]

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Gwinn School Board Selects Superintendent

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn school district has selected a new superintendent. At a special meeting last night, the Gwinn school board interviewed Iron Mountain Public School Superintendent Tom Jayne, a former Vice Principal and Athletic Director at Gwinn High School. Following the interview, the board voted to offer Jayne […]

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