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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new poll shows that Michigan residents are more positive about the state’s economy. The poll, conducted last week by EPIC-MRA of Lansing, shows that 62 percent of the state’s residents believe the economy has bottomed out and is now improving. That’s a sharp turnaround from last […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette Fire Department is reminding residents to “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery” this weekend as we adjust to Eastern Daylight time on Sunday. The annual campaign reminds residents that battery replacement in their smoke detectors is part of a sound home safety strategy. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT is reporting the emergency closure of M-94 between Chippewa Avenue and Fifth Street in the city of Manistique. The closure is necessary to determine the source of and repair a suspected water system leak that is affecting a business between First and Second streets. The duration […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan Appeals Court ruling is sending an attempted kidnapping case back to Alger County Circuit Court. 40-year-old Mohamed El Fechtali of Quebec, Canada allegedly tried to kidnap a 12-year old Munising girl last year.  A confession he made during the trial was suppressed and the Court […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the eastern U.P. are reporting the arrest of another person in connection with a major drug investigation. The arrest of Dennis Giddins of Chippewa County earlier this week comes after 10 other people were arrested in early October after searches of locations in Sault Ste. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The US Army Corps of Engineers is warning that water levels in Lake Michigan, Lake Huron and Lake Superior are very close to all-time record lows. The Army Corps told reporters Wednesday afternoon that at the current rate, the three upper lakes will likely hit historic low […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle crash on US-41 yesterday afternoon in Marquette Township. The accident happened just after 4 p.m. near Northwoods Drive when a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier, driven by 26-year-old James Lemmond of Ishpeming pulled out onto the highway from a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development in a study by researchers at the University of Michigan. The study, conducted by iLabs, the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research, recognized Marquette Charter Township as a five-star community along […]

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Trick-Or-Treat Times

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Halloween Trick-or-treat times for Wednesday, October 31. Marquette – 4:00 -7:00 p.m. Negaunee – 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Negaunee Twp  – 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Richmond Twp & Palmer – 4:00 -7:00 p.m. Ishpeming – 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.   Ishpeming Twp – 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Gwinn, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cleanup and recovery efforts continue after a fire on Friday at the Michigan Technological University Archives inside the J.R. Van Pelt Library. Officials say the sprinkler system did its job in putting out the flames, but University Archivist Erik Nordberg said it also soaked the historic records […]

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