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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Marquette City Commission is holding a regular meeting tonight in Marquette. The session is set for 7 p.m. at Commission Chambers at City Hall. Items on the agenda include a public hearing to review the development plan for a bed and breakfast business construction at 975 Lakeshore […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –M-DOT says a bridge repair project in Alger County is underway today. Work has started on the Anna River bridge on M-28 near Munising. Construction crews will resurface the bridge deck and replace the bridge approaches. This work will require lane closures with flag control initially, followed by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Department of Natural Resources says residents will not have as many wildfires to fear this summer due to the increased snowfall and flooding around the state. Last year was one of the worst fire seasons reported in a long time. So far this year, 115 fires have […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The National Traffic Safety Board’s final ruling has come in on the December 2011 Great Lakes Air crash in the Straits of Mackinac that killed the pilot and his only passenger. 52-year-old Amazon.com executive Thomas Phillips of Detroit, hired Great Lakes Air to fly him to his second […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan gas prices have held steady the past few weeks, but that could change as the Memorial Day holiday and summer driving season approaches. Nancy Cain, of “Triple-A Michigan,” says motorists should expect some price increases around the Memorial Day holiday weekend, but nothing dramatic, unless conditions change […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan Technological University ranks as the top Peace Corps Master’s International university nationwide for the eighth consecutive year. With 35 PCMI graduate students currently serving as Peace Corps Volunteers, Michigan Tech has earned the top spot in the 2013 rankings of PCMI and Paul D. Coverdell Fellows graduate […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –There will be a wolf hunt this fall in parts of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved a wolf hunting season yesterday with a target of 43 wolves to be killed. The DNR says the state has an estimated 658 wolves in the Upper Peninsula. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Former Upper Peninsula Congressman Bart Stupak has endorsed former U.S. Representative Mark Schauer as the unannounced but likely Democratic nominee for governor. Stupak, a Menominee Democrat who had been weighing a bid for governor himself, joined a growing list of potential Democratic candidates to throw their support behind […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a pair of bills that will maintain Michigan’s current drunk driving standards and sentencing  guidelines. One measure maintains the existing drunk driving standard of 0.08 percent blood alcohol content (BAC) until October 1, 2018. That BAC standard was scheduled to go […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Peninsula Bank held  a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Marquette branch office Thursday afternoon in Marquette. The building site is located on the northeast corner of the McClellan and Baraga Avenue intersection. Peninsula Bank plans to move its Front Street office from the iEconomy Building into the […]

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