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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has come out in support of the controversial method of accessing natural gas known as “fracking.” The business group says its board of directors voted unanimously to “support responsible oil and gas exploration in Michigan and to oppose any attempt to ban the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to an early morning traffic accident today in Alger County. The accident happened on M-28 near M-94 in Munising Township around 4:45 a.m. when a vehicle driven by 30-year-old Cori Lumbert of Gwinn went out of control and struck a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Recall petitions against four members of the Gwinn Schools Board of Education have been rejected by the Marquette County Election Commission. The petitions against board members President Gloria Bigelow, Secretary Cindy Filizetti, and trustees Michelle Dolby and Ronald Libey were rejected today after review by the commission.  Members […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie post are reporting a single-vehicle traffic accident yesterday that claimed the life of one person. Troopers say the accident happened in the late evening hours yesterday on M-28 in Chippewa County’s Chippewa Township. The victim has only been identified as a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has declared a quarterly cash dividend on common and preferred shares. Cliffs’ Board of Directors declared a dividend on the common shares of $0.15 per share. The cash dividend will be payable on June 3 to shareholders. The Cliffs’ Board also declared a quarterly […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State House committee has advanced bills that change the requirements under Michigan’s Merit Curriculum law. The current law mandates classes such as Algebra II and a Foreign language. The House Education Committee reported a bill that would still require two years of foreign language, however, students […]

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RESULTS FOR THE TUESDAY, MAY 7th, 2013 ELECTIONS MARQUETTE COUNTY Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority for Funding of Iron Ore Heritage Trail Construction, Management and Maintenance.  Levy up to 0.20 mills for six years on all taxable property within Ely Township. YES: 165 NO: 185 —– Negaunee Public Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal of 18.9169 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate put the final touches on legislation that allows the Michigan Natural Resources Commission to designate game species. The measure disables a potential voter referendum to block a wolf hunt, since the NRC, as well as the legislature retains the ability to schedule a wolf […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a roadway reconstruction project tomorrow in Houghton County. The project will restore about 1 mile of M-26 in downtown Laurium, from Isle Royale Street to Boundary Street, and on Osceola Street from M-26 to Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital. The project will […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Six U.P. counties are among 19 counties and two cities declared as a state of disaster by Governor Rick Snyder due to severe flooding. Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Keweenaw, Marquette and Ontonagon counties along with 13 downstate counties and the cities of Grand Rapids and Ionia, are covered […]

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