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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Western Upper Peninsula man accused of murdering his elderly wife will be back in court in December. 50-year-old Kenneth Peters of Bessemer waived his right to an arraignment in Gogebic County Circuit Court yesterday. His next appearance is an all-purpose hearing on December 4. Peters is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission has a couple of traffic-related announcements for tomorrow. First up, crews will be delivering concrete I-beams for the new bridge over the Dead River on Forestville Road in Marquette Township.  This project will result in traffic delays of up to 30 minutes […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has named Chad R. Asgaard to assistant general manager, at its Michigan operations. According to a release from Cliffs, Asgaard will be responsible for maintenance and operations at the Tilden and Empire mines’ processing plants. Asgaard joined Cliffs’ Michigan operations in 1997.   Since […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation reopened US-2 to traffic in Iron River yesterday, completing the major reconstruction project 10 days ahead of schedule. The project included reconstruction of US-2 through the city, from Ninth Street to River Street, and M-189 from Genesee Street to US-2. Total cost […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University’s Board of Control will hold its regular meeting tomorrow on campus. The session will begin at 9 a.m. in Ballroom B of the Memorial Union Building.   The agenda includes consideration of a 5-year capital outlay plan to be submitted to the State of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Coast Guard evacuated a 45-year-old crewman from a 728-foot vessel in Lake Superior near Marquette yesterday afternoon. The Coast Guard in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, received word from the crew of the vessel Joseph L. Block that one of the crew members was suffering from […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at the Negaunee post say an autopsy has failed to determine the cause of death of a Marquette woman whose body was found last month. 25-year-old Amy Luella Janson had been missing since May. Hikers discovered her badly decomposed body floating in Wetmore Pond […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin man is being held on a series of felony charges following a traffic accident Friday night in Marinette County, Wisconsin that claimed the life of a Marquette County boy. 28-year-old Timothy Christ of Wausaukee, Wisconsin was the driver of a pickup that collided head-on with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education weighed in on a pair of ballot proposals last night. As part of their regular agenda, the board discussed a request from the Michigan Association of School Boards asking the MAPS Board not to support ballot proposals 2 and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new Pure Michigan digital media campaign running through early December is highlighting fishing and hunting throughout the state. The campaign is a digital campaign only, with online banner ads and site wraps on targeted outdoor enthusiast sites.  The campaign will focus on fishing through October 22, […]

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