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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man was arraigned on several drug charges yesterday following his arrest on Friday for driving under the influence of drugs. 29-year-old Matthew Querfeld of Michigamme was arrested and a search of his vehicle found evidence of a meth lab as well as a small […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette General Hospital is now officially part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, a joint venture of the Duke University Health System and LifePoint hospitals. The Hospital’s and Duke LifePoint’s Boards of Directors met Monday and finalized the sale of the hospital less than a week after the $483 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – On Sunday afternoon, police reported a single engine plane crash at the Luce County Airport. The plane was found fully engulfed in flames when troopers from the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post arrived around 2:15 p.m. The pilot, Dean Minett of Newberry, suffered burns to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  – On Saturday September 1, at approximately 2:45 a.m., officers of the Marquette City Police Department investigated a hit and run accident involving a motorist and a bicyclist. The bicyclist, a 22 year-old Marquette man, was traveling north bound on Fitch Ave. when struck by a tan colored […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources and the United Steelworkers Union mutually agreed to take a temporary recess from labor contract negotiations as of Friday evening without reaching a tentative contract agreement. As agreed to earlier on Friday, there will be no work stoppage initiated by either party and operations […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has announced a short-term extension of its labor contract with the United Steelworkers since both parties have not reached a new agreement. The extension prevents any work stoppage due to a new contract not being reached at midnight tonight. According to a release from […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette will conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. to commemorate the opening of the McClellan Avenue extension from Fair Avenue to Wright Street. The ceremony will be held just north of the intersection with Fair Avenue and will be attended […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Due to elevated levels of bacteria, specifically E.Coli, at South Beach in Marquette, the beach will be closed for the rest of the season. As a precautionary measure, The City of Marquette says no recreational swimming will be permitted at the beach.   All other beaches in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette General Hospital CEO Gary Muller is praising the decision by Attorney General Bill Schuette to approve the proposed acquisition of Marquette General by Duke LifePoint Healthcare. Muller says the review was a critical milestone in the process, and the hospital is pleased to move forward with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It will be a busy Labor Day weekend on Michigan roads, despite gas prices of four-dollars per gallon or more. The expectation comes from “Triple-A Michigan,” which says more than 1.2 million Michigan residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday […]

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