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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists continue to receive holiday cheer. ‘Triple A Michigan’ says gas prices around the state fell more than 18 cents a gallon this week.  The Auto Club says the current statewide average of just over $3.24 per gallon is down more than 32 cents in a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has green lighted two recently approved contracts with union groups on campus. The Technical and Office Professional Staff UAW local 1950 ratified a new contract Thursday by a 95-32 vote. AFSCME local 1094, composed of food service, maintenance and police employees, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have arrested a Northern Michigan University student in connection with an early-morning shooting this week in Marquette. 21-year-old Nicholas Ireland of downstate Grosse Pointe was arrested for the shooting that happened Wednesday around 5:30 a.m. at 518 Fisher Street. The shooting was determined to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Legislature has approved a package of bills designed to assist U.P. mining companies with potential job creation and become financially stronger while encouraging economic development in the region. The bills, introduced by 110th District State Representative Matt Huuki, place a 2.75 percent severance tax on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two projects in Marquette County are included in The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund recommendations for recreation development and land acquisition. The agency’s board of trustees recently recommended to the Michigan Legislature that 76 recreation development projects and land acquisitions totaling 23.5 million dollars be funded in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has named Michigan Natural Resources Commission member J.R. Richardson of Ontonagon as commission chair, effective immediately. NRC Commissioner Tim Nichols of Cadillac has resigned as chair but will continue to serve the commission as a full member. The NRC, a seven-person public body whose […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A longtime fixture on the Keweenaw waterway and Lake Superior that has carried passengers and supplied fuel to Isle Royale National Park for over 50 years can continue to operate. Under a provision authored by Michigan Senator Carl Levin in the Coast Guard reauthorization bill, the National […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University in Marquette have released some preliminary information from its investigation of the drowning of freshman soccer player on campus late last month. 18-year-old Arianna Alioto was discovered in the university pool on November 30, after a team workout in the facility. Director […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Munising Detachment responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday morning on M-28 about one mile west of Munising in Alger County. The accident happened around 7:35 a.m. when a westbound car, driven by 25-year-old Sarah Gunderson of Thompson, North Dakota, was struck by an […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police arrested eight people on Wednesday after they refused to leave Governor Rick Snyder’s Marquette office. Authorities say ten people met with the office director who answered their questions for about two hours and then told them that the office would be closed at 5 […]

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