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Ribbon Cutting Held For Tilden Township Park

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Marquette, MI- (Great Lakes Radio News) – A ribbon-cutting and award presentation ceremony was held today at a new playground facility in Marquette County’s Tilden Township. The township received a $27,500 grant from the Michigan DNR through the Recreation Passport Grant Program. The township used the funds to support its National Mine Playground Project and […]

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Kivela Endorses Carlson For 108th District Seat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  109th District State Representative John Kivela says he is endorsing Grant Carlson for state representative in the 108th House District. Carlson is a Democrat and was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula. The Marquette Democrat says Carlson shares many of the same goals and priorities he […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Upper Peninsula Power Company is warning their customers of a phone scam. Officials say someone may call a customer posing an UPPCO representative and threaten service disconnection unless financial or credit card information is provided within a short period of time due to allegedly being delinquent […]

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Hoff Selected As Ishpeming City Attorney

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council has selected Bonnie Hoff as the new City Attorney. Following a somewhat contentious meeting with debate over Hoff’s residency and her availability, the Council voted last night to offer her the position. Hoff previously served as attorney for the City of Marquette and […]

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Assailant Arraigned In Escanaba Murder Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety have updated their investigation into the death of a woman who was killed early yesterday morning in Escanaba. Officers were called out to 206 Stephenson Avenue around 4:20 a.m. on a report of an assault. Officers say the victim, 32-year-old Heather Batchelor, died from […]

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Ishpeming City Commission To Pick City Attorney

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council has a special meeting coming up this evening. According to the published agenda, tonight’s meeting will feature the review of candidates for the position of City Attorney, followed by the selection of the new Attorney. The meeting gets underway at 6:00pm at Ishpeming […]

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Dianda Wants More Funding For Winter Repairs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is pleased Governor Rick Snyder will appropriate funds from the Disaster Contingency Fund to aid U.P. communities with costs following this year’s winter, but the Calumet Democrat says it’s still not enough. Dianda welcomes the funds, but says it’s not enough […]

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Eascanaba Woman Murdered Early This Morning

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Escanaba Public Safety say a woman was killed during an incident early this morning in Escanaba. Officers were called out to 206 Stephenson Avenue around 4:20 this morning on a report of an assault. Few details have been made available, but reports say the woman, […]

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Bear Hunting Season is Upon Us

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GLADSTONE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The bear hunting season is right around the corner, and officials at the Hiawatha National Forest in the Upper Peninsula have some reminders about hunting on forest land. The biggest reminder is that the “dragging” of forest service roads and trails is illegal.  Hunters sometimes will “smooth […]

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Mackinac Island Bridge Walk

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Mackinac Bridge, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – About 30,000 walkers participated in the Labor Day Mackinac Bridge walk this year.  Just before Monday’s walk, about 350 runners celebrated the Pure Michigan FIT campaign and hit the bridge deck to promote and encourage healthy physical activity in communities throughout Michigan. For the third year […]

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