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Baraga County Visitors Bureau Signage Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Baraga County Convention and Visitors Bureau is working on a project to implement new informational signage around the County. The project will feature a series of uniformly designed signs for natural sites, beaches, campgrounds and other points of interest. According to Executive Director Tracey Barrett, the […]

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Marquette City Fire Department Gets Federal Grant

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department is slated to receive a federal grant to improve operations and safety. The $50,624 grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The grant program is part of FEMA. These competitive grants will help fund professional […]

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Drug Bust In Western Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team is reporting a major drug bust at a residence in Bruce Crossing yesterday. Detectives executed a search warrant at 12550 M-28 in Bruce Crossing around 11:30 a.m. yesterday. Officers seized 130 marijuana plants, $6,180 in cash, a firearm, about five pounds […]

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Rollover Accident In Marquette Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a single-vehicle rollover accident on North McClellan Avenue in Marquette. Police say a northbound Jeep, driven by a 53-year-old Marquette woman, crossed the centerline and left the roadway near Grant Street around 7:30 p.m. The vehicle hit a rock outcropping and rolled […]

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Western U.P. Authorities Search For Missing Girl

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the western U.P. are continuing to search for a runaway Bessemer girl. The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office says 16-year-old Jordyn Mazanec was last seen in Ironwood on Monday. The girl’s family lost contact with her Monday after a verbal disagreement over the phone. Deputies say […]

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Two Vehicle Crash In Marquette Injures Three

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a two-vehicle crash last night on the US-41 bypass. The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and McClellan Avenue. Reports say an eastbound pickup on US-41 ran a red light and collided with an SUV that was southbound […]

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Dianda Veterans Bill Advances In Lansing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill honoring veterans in the western U.P. introduced by 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has advanced out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The bill would name the Highway M-64 bridge over the Ontonagon River in Ontonagon Township the “Ontonagon County Veterans Memorial Bridge.” […]

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Marquette Board Of Ed Votes To Ratify Contract

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education has ratified a new contract for district teachers. At a special meeting last night, board members voted 5-2 to pass the new contract. The agreement covers a three year period, from 2013 to 2016, with scheduled raises in 2014-15 […]

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Houghton County Murder Trial Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The murder trial for a man suspected of killing his wife last December began yestrday in Houghton County Circuit Court. 35-year-old Nima Nassiri of Dollar Bay is charged with second degree murder for allegedly beating his wife, Sanaz Nezami, who later died from the injuries she sustained. […]

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Cliffs Considering Building Their Own Power Plant

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Officials with Cliffs Natural Resources have begun the process of possible development of creating a power plant to serve their facilities in Marquette County. According to a statement released yesterday, Cliffs and Invenergy Thermal Development have executed a Letter of Intent to consider a combined heat and […]

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