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Ford Motor Company Issues SUV Recall

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –    Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 161-thousand 2013 Ford Escape SUVs worldwide because of a potential fire risk. Nearly 140-thousand of those are in the United States. The recall applies to the SUVs with one-point-six liter engines because of the possibility of overheating and underhood […]

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Lake Effect Snow Coming To Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee has issued a Lake Effect Snow Advisory for heavy lake effect snow which is in effect from 7 pm this evening to 3 pm est Wednesday. Scattered lake effect snow showers will increase in coverage and intensity this evening as northwest […]

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Marquette County Communities Seek State Funds

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Marquette County municipalities are currently seeking funding from a state program for various storm and wastewater projects. The cities of Marquette and Negaunee are looking for a portion of 97 million dollars in money for storm water, asset management and wastewater projects. The money comes from […]

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Cliffs Natural Resources Gives To Local Food Banks

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Cliffs Natural Resources has made a series of financial contributions to food banks in their operating locations around Marquette County. The company has made a totaling of $15,000 in contributions to provide meals to those in need. Food banks run by the Salvation Army in Ishpeming and […]

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Marquette Has Lowest Gas Prices In State (For Once)

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The average price of a gallon of gas rose seven cents in Michigan during the past week, according to Triple-A Michigan. The statewide average is now three-thirty-three per gallon. That’s still about 25-cents per gallon last than this time last year. ‘The lowest prices among markets surveyed […]

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Marquette Schools Looking For Public Input On Grade Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education is looking for public input on their possible grade realignment plans. The board will soon be voting on whether to adopt a realignment proposal of K-5, 6-8, 9-12. Included in this proposal is the potential to reopen Graveraet as […]

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Michigan Unemployment Levels Hold Steady

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s jobless rate appears to be holding steady.  Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in both September and October was nine percent, matching the August 2013 rate, according to data from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. The state’s unemployment rate in October was one and […]

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Great Lakes Water Levels Increasing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Great Lakes water levels are up sharply this year thanks to heavy rain and snow, but scientists say that doesn’t signal an end to low water levels that have plagued the system since the late 1990’s. Earlier this year Lakes Huron and Michigan were at their lowest […]

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New Fund Created To Assist Local Entrepreneurs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Lundin Foundation, Eagle Mine and Northern Initiatives have announced a new program intended to benefit area entrepreneurs. The Eagle Emerging Entrepreneurs Fund is designed to enhance the accessibility and affordability of loans and technical assistance to micro- and small enterprises in Marquette County. The Fund will […]

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Remains Of Missing Child Found In New Mexico

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities believe the remains of a child of a missing Texas family who turned up in Delta County have been located. Media reports in El Paso Texas say the body of 5-month old Jackson Farrey was found near a town in New Mexico yesterday. Police are not […]

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