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Some Names Released In Baraga County Drug Bust

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Five of the 17 people arrested in Baraga County in a major drug bust have been arraigned in Federal Court. Teri Lynn Decota, James Frederick Shelifoe, Barbara Ann Loonsfoot, Cindy Lou Knapp and Clifford Keith Durant, Jr. were all arraigned on five separate federal indictments yesterday. The […]

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Sheriff Looks For Public’s Help In Traffic Crash

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is looking for help from the public as they investigate a two-vehicle crash in Marquette Township that injured two people Saturday. Deputies say the accident happened at 3:10 p.m. when an SUV, driven by 62-year-old Sherry Wolak of Crystal Falls, pulled out […]

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Heikki Lunta Festival In Negaunee Cancelled

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual Heikki Lunta Festival in Negaunee has been cancelled by the Negaunee Irontown Association. The following is from a statement released today: The Negaunee Irontown Association announces that the 2015 Heikki Lunta Festival will be cancelled. The event featured an ice fishing tournament, fireworks, and a […]

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Portage Lake Lift Bridge Closures Announced

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Motorists in the Copper Country can expect delays on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge connecting Houghton and Hancock starting this weekend. The delays are part of an $8.3 million maintenance project by the Michigan Department of Transportation. M-DOT will perform upgrades and preventive maintenance work on the […]

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Freeze Emergency Funds Coming To Central U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela says over $620,000 in funding will come to communities in the central U.P. to help recover from last winter’s deep freeze. The funds are part of two-point-seven million dollars authorized by Governor Rick Snyder from the Disaster Emergency Fund to provide […]

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MEDC Grant Awarded To Marquette Theater Re-do

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State economic development officials presented a grant to Marquette city officials today to assist with the renovation of a downtown theater. Representatives of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation presented a $481,000 check for assistance in the redevelopment of the Delft Theater. The grant agreement was approved by […]

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Dianda Calls For Michigan Forest Product Support

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling on the governor to give equal weight to several commonly used forestry certification standards in constructing and renovating state-owned buildings. The resolution encourages the use of wood products in contractors’ efforts to win green building certification. […]

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NMU Commencement This Saturday In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday on campus at the Superior Dome. Of the 576 students eligible to graduate, nearly 400 are expected to participate in the ceremony. The keynote speaker and honorary degree recipient is NMU alumnus Dana Verville […]

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Marquette Residents Appointed To NMU Board

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two Marquette residents to the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees. Robert Mahaney and Tami Seavoy to the eight-person board that serves as the university’s governing body. NMU President Fritz Erickson says the University is thrilled with the appointment of two local […]

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Funding For Navy Ship Construction To Marinette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette Marine will continue to build Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy under a funding provision in the National Defense Authorization Act. $1.4 billion has been allocated in the act for continued construction of the vessels. Marinette Marine, just across the Michigan border in Wisconsin, is […]

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