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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the Huron Mountain Club that claims construction of the Eagle Mine will spoil the environment in northern Marquette County. Published reports today say the Court will not intervene in a dispute over construction of the mine launched by […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters from the Negaunee City Fire Department were called out to a structure fire early this morning. The fire was reported just after 2:30 a.m. at 119 East Peck Street. Firefighters arriving on the scene say flames were visible shooting out of a second story window on […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing their investigation into an early-morning weekend shooting incident. Officers were called out to a residence on the 200 block of West Bluff Street around 2:30 a.m. yesterday on the report of a shooting. Officers arriving on the scene found two people who […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has announced his intention to run for state Senate. Adam Robarge says he will be formally announcing his candidacy for Michigan’s 38th District Senate seat at a community event tomorrow in Marquette. Robarge, who is running as a Democrat against incumbent Republican Senator Tom […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in February increased in 15 of the state’s 17 major labor market regions. Only the Monroe and Flint areas recorded a decline in their jobless rate during the month, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Most of the Upper Peninsula will see several inches of wet, heavy snow, which will make travel difficult. The Michigan Department of Transportation advised motorists to cancel their Friday travel plans if possible. Spokesman Dan Weingarten in Ishpeming said that M-DOT plows, along with those from the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – All of the Upper Peninsula is under a Winter Storm Warning today. The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township says they’re concerned about the amount of ice that will fall in the counties that border Lake Michigan. In those areas the forecast raises the concern for power […]

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The following schools are closed today (Friday, 4/4/14) due to inclement weather: Finlandia University in Hancock Bay College – Escanaba & Iron Mountain campuses Gogebic Community College – Copper Country Campus in Houghton Copper Country Christian Academy Bessemer Schools Ewen- Trout Creek Ironwood Ontonagon Wakefield-Marenisco Watersmeet Gogebic- Ontonagon Interim

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University officials say a visit by Cynthia Pemberton, one of four finalists for the post of university president, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 15. She will make a presentation in a public forum at 4 p.m. that day in the Peter White Lounge of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The cities of Marquette, Negaunee and Ishpeming and Marquette County are receiving a portion of a combined $60.9 million to help restore road maintenance budgets that were depleted by Michigan’s tough winter. The funding is part of $100 million for special winter road maintenance in a supplemental […]

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