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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation introduced by an Upper Michigan lawmaker this week would assist local governments who lose tax revenues due Michigan State Tax Tribunal rulings. State Representative Scott Dianda’s measure creates a corporate user fee that would make local governments whole when big box stores convince the Tribunal to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says some streetscape projects in the city are wrapping up soon. The 200 block of West Washington Street has undergone just over $200-thousand in infrastructure repairs and improvements. The DDA says the project is part of an ongoing effort to increase pedestrian […]

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An amendment by State Representative Scott Dianda capping administrative costs of the Michigan Department of Transportation has been added to a road funding package approved by a House Committee yesterday in Lansing. The amendment holds administrative costs of M-DOT at 7 percent of its total budget. The […]

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Big Bay, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County say they have identified another potentially successful ore body near their current mine. A report released yesterday says recent exploratory drillings have located a new area of high‐grade mineralization about a mile-and-a-quarter east of the current deposit […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says a man who failed to return to jail Monday afternoon has been taken into custody. 24-year-old Cory M. Carter was arrested around 6:30 this morning in Marquette. He has been lodged in the Marquette County Jail on a felony charge of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who failed to return to jail yesterday. 24-year-old Cory M. Carter is decribed as a white male, 6’2″ tall, weighing 215 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. He also has a back tattoo of his last […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette county man was sentenced yesterday for domestic assault. 29-year-old Brandon Strohm of Gwinn was arrested on April 2nd by Forsyth Township Police who responded to a report of domestic assault at a residence on the 400 block of North River Drive in Gwinn. Strohm was […]

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Marquette, Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is getting ready to install new traffic lights in Marquette Township. The lights will be installed on US-41/M-28 at Brickyard Road near the Best Buy store. M-DOT says the new lights are being put in due to increased traffic and changing […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country man is facing arraignment later this month following his arrest in connection with a reckless driving case and a rollover crash in Calumet Township. State Police at the Calumet Post say the 27-year-old Houghton man was arrested on a warrant for reckless driving related […]

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech University in Houghton has extended the contract of President Glenn Mroz. The University’s Board of Trustees voted to extend Mroz’s contract through June 30th, 2018. His current contract was set to expire on June 30th of 2016. According to a statement from the university, the […]

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