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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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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Marquette City Police have released an update in their investigation into a three-vehicle accident that happened last Friday in downtown Marquette. The accident happened around 4:40 p.m. on the 200 block of Washington Street when a westbound vehicle, driven by Ariel Williamson of Marquette, went out of control […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin man was sentenced yesterday to over twenty years in prison for a fatal drunk driving accident that killed an Ishpeming boy last fall. Timothy Christ, 28, of Wausaukee was sentenced to 18 years behind bars plus 12 years of extended supervision on one count of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A pair of Great Lakes restoration projects by Michigan Technological University researchers have been selected for funding by the University of Michigan Water Center. Fifty-four research teams from universities submitted proposals for nearly $570,000 in total funding. One project received a $50,000 grant to study the impact […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The former principal of Munising Baptist School has waived his arraignment. 35-year-old Benjamin David Franklin II appeared in Alger County Circuit Court in Munising today. Franklin was arrested in March on one count of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree. Two additional charges of third degree CSC […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Department of Natural Resources says its Lake Superior research vessel is back on the water for the season. The vessel “Lake Char” is one of four DNR vessels conducting annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations. The DNR says the vessels are critical in their effort to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Today is the day a special enforcement campaign begins to make sure Michigan motorists are “buckled up” through the Memorial Day holiday. Officers from 155 police agencies in 26 Michigan counties will join the national “Click It Or Ticket” effort for the next two weeks, with a goal […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –M-DOT says a main roadway in the Copper Country will have some affected traffic due to a culvert replacement that got underway this morning. M-203 in Houghton County, about 1 mile west of Calumet, has been reduced to one lane of alternating traffic under flag control for today […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments June 12 in the lawsuit from state employee unions over a law requiring employees in the old pension system to contribute 4 percent of their pay to the system if they want to remain in the pension system. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the people involved in a three car accident yesterday afternoon in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 1:15 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 41 and County Road HIA when a 2008 GMC Acadia, driven by 86-year-old Lester […]

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