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Marquette DDA Continues Baraga Avenue Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is continuing with efforts to redesign a portion of Baraga Avenue. The D-D-A recently received a MI Place Plan initiative grant to assist with the redesigning process. The Baraga Avenue project is focusing on the area from from Third Street to Lakeshore […]

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Winter Weather Comes Back To U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Keweenaw Peninsula for increasing snow showers that is in effect from 6:00 p.m. today to 11:00 a.m.  Friday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. Precipitation will begin this afternoon […]

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City Of Norway Receives Federal Funds For Water System

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Norway will receive $5.6 million to support necessary improvements to its water and wastewater system. The funds come as part of the 2014 Farm Bill, which increased funding for U-S-D-A Rural Development Water and Environmental programs. President Obama signed the Farm Bill into law […]

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Northern Michigan University Selects New President

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University have selected a new president for the university. During a special public meeting this morning on campus, the NMU Board of Trustees selected Fritz Erickson as the university’s 15th president, effective July 1st. Erickson was one of four finalists for the position. […]

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MI Wolf Management Council To Meet In U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Wolf Management Advisory Council will be meeting tomorrow in St.Ignace. At the session, staff from the D-N-R’s Wildlife Division will update the council on a variety of wolf management issues and gather input from council members regarding implementation of the Department’s Wolf Management Plan. The council […]

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NMU Announces Spring Commencement Keynote Speaker

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has announced the keynote speaker for Spring Commencement. Teri List-Stoll of Chicago, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Kraft Foods Group, will speak at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 3rd. List-Stoll, who graduated from NMU in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree […]

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Ishpeming Men Sentenced In Kidnapping And Torture Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The two Ishpeming men convicted in a torturing and kidnapping case received their sentences today  in Marquette County Circuit Court. 44-year-old Jason Sadowski and 66-year-old Charles Cope were convicted in March for the kidnapping and torture of two women last July in Ishpeming. Judge Jennifer Mazzuchi sentenced […]

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Gwinn School Board Selects New Superintendent

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Public Schools Board of Education has selected a a new District Superintendent. At a special meeting last night, the Board voted to hire Dru Milliron to the post. The final vote of the Board was four to three to hire Milliron. Milliron comes to […]

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Kivela Praises Snyder For Marquette County Disaster Declaration

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is praising Governor Rick Snyder’s decision to declare a state of emergency for communities in Marquette County. In a statement released yesterday, Kivela said he was happy that the governor made the declaration of state help for dealing with frozen water […]

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Dianda Introduces Measure In State House To Assist U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a bill to provide financial assistance to U.P. communities struggling with the frozen water lines that have not requested a state of emergency declaration from the governor. The Calumet Democrat says due to the extreme cold weather this winter […]

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