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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two men in the western Upper Peninsula are facing drug charges. Police arrested 38-year old Timothy Hubbard and 21-year old David Weaver Jr., both of Kingsford, following a tip from a citizen. Officers seized several marijuana plants, hydroponic growing equipment, cash, a computer and cellphones.  The pair […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The case involving drug charges against a former Copper Country business owner is expected to go to trial early next year. 46-year-old Michael Jestila of Houghton is charged with possession of 50 to 449 grams of cocaine, heroin or other narcotics, a 20-year felony, and a two-year […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags to be lowered to half-staff throughout Michigan tomorrow in honor of downstate West Bloomfield Township Police Officer Patrick O’Rourke. The 39-year old O’Rourke was fatally shot Sunday night while he and fellow officers answered a call to assist a man […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The state’s Pure Michigan tourism campaign has unveiled a newly designed website to coincide with the launch of its $2.6 million fall advertising campaign. George Zimmermann, Vice President of Travel Michigan, says visitors to the new michigan.org will find a site that has the look and feel […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has appointed an Upper Peninsula woman to the Michigan Travel Commission. Julie Sprenger, owner and president of Laurium Manor Inn and Sprenger Enterprises in Laurium in the Keweenaw Peninsula, will be responsible for working with a variety of associations, nonprofit corporations and organizations to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Planning Commission and Marquette Community Development Department staffs are moving into the second phase of the ʺVision for Marquetteʺ community visioning process. Marquette residents and organizations are invited to participate in the first of two Community Master Plan workshops tonight which will seek to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General Hospital, is currently in critical need of A-negative and A-positive blood in the Marquette and Hancock service areas. If you haven’t donated in the last 8 weeks, please take the time to give the “gift of life.” […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools are working with the Michigan Association of School Boards to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for the District. The plan is intended to produce four or five priority goals to be reached over the next three to five years.  School officials say […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Senior Senator Carl Levin and Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois., co-chairs of the bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force are introducing legislation to authorize or reauthorize programs intended to protect the Great Lakes. Levin and Kirk plan to introduce legislation closely modeled on the Great Lakes […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – On this 11th anniversary of 9/11, a Twin Towers memorial will be dedicated tonight in Hermansville. It includes two pieces of the World Trade Center.  Organizer Bud Marsh says the pieces will be escorted to the site of the memorial by Patriot Guard Riders from throughout the […]

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