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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) M-DOT is starting a couple of major road resurfacing projects this week in the U.P. Resurfacing of 7.6 miles of US-2 from Great Lakes Road to Marenisco is starting today in Gogebic County.  Resurfacing of 11.9 miles from the Menominee/Delta county line near Bark River to Escanaba in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Former Congressman Mark Schauer of Battle Creek has made it official today, he is running for Governor of Michigan. Schauer released a statement today declaring that he is actively seeking the Democratic Gubernatorial nomination. He will also travel to Mackinac Island tomorrow to make an announcement in person […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Authorities in Baraga county responded to a motorcycle-car accident Sunday night in L’Anse. The accident happened just after 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and L’Anse Avenue.  A motorcycle, operated by a 59-year-old Florence, Wisconsin man, was westbound on US 41 when it collided with a car, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates declined in 15 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in April. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment levels increased in 13 regions over the month, while labor force levels were up in ten areas. The Ann Arbor […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Officials with NORTHSTAR Health System in Iron River say the hospital has joined as an affiliate of Superior Health Partners. The joining of the hospital in the organization brings the number of Upper Peninsula hospitals under the SHP umbrella to nine. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan schools would see a per-pupil increase of at least $5 in Fiscal Year 2014, under a School Aid budget approved by a conference committee yesterday. The School Aid Conference Committee voted 4-1 in favor of a $13.3 billion funding report to which lawmakers added an amendment worth […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –As a majority of Michiganians, who plan to travel this Memorial Day, head out for a holiday break this weekend, police are reminding them to “buckle up” if they go by vehicle. First of all, wearing a seat belt is mandatory in Michigan, and Lynn Sutfin, of the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The City of Marquette says they are postponing the official opening of the city’s beaches due to the cold weather. Officials with the Fire Department say they normally open the beaches for the season on Memorial Day Weekend, but the unseasonable weather is causing them to hold off […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are reporting a major drug bust with several arrests in the western U.P. The investigation centered around the sale of heroin at a residence on 10th Avenue in the City of Iron River. UPSET executed a search warrant at the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Marquette Alger Regional Educational Service Agency has selected a new Superintendent. Deborah Veiht, Superintendent of the Marquette Area Public Schools will be taking over the new role. The MARESA board made unanimously selected Veiht for the position and made the announcement at their meeting last night. Current […]

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