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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says he is fully endorsing a citizen-led effort to protect the scientific management of fish and wildlife in Michigan. The Escanaba Republican says he is putting his full support behind this effort to ensuring decisions managing fish and wildlife in Michigan are based […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bipartisan legislation developed by 38th District State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba and 109th District State Representative Jon Kivela of Marquette creating a new Central U.P. zone in the Next Michigan Development Act is headed to the Governor’s desk for his signature. The act, part of the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the Copper Country say a Dollar Bay woman has died from injuries she sustained in a recent domestic violence assault. The Houghton County Sheriff says the victim, a 27-year-old female, whose name has not been released, died late last week from the injuries. She was […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is holding a public hearing tomorrow in Marquette County on the air permit issued for Lundin Mining’s Humboldt Mill. Lundin officials say the mill design has been refined and measures have been defined to reduce the overall estimated emissions. In accordance […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has announced a significant employee contribution to the 2013-2014 Marquette County United Way campaign. Cliffs’ employees in Michigan have pledged just over $49,000 to the campaign. Combined with a Company match of 50 percent of the amount pledged, the total amount contributed and pledged […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Scott Usitalo, president of Kimberly-Clark’s Family Care division, will be the featured speaker at Michigan Technological University’s Midyear Commencement tomorrow. At commencement, MTU will honor the achievements of more than 400 graduates, including 296 students receiving bachelor’s degrees, 109 master’s degree recipients and 23 PhD graduates. Usitalo […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University alumnus Ernie Telford of Thousand Oaks, California, will be the keynote speaker at NMU’s December commencement tomorrow. He also will receive an honorary doctor of business degree. Charlotte Cialek of South Lyon, Mich., will be the student speaker. NMU’s commencement will be held at […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has voted to make the University tobacco-free as of August 1st, 2014. The Board approved a work group recommendation that cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes be prohibited from all campus areas. The only exceptions to the ban would be public sidewalks […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great  Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan presented a grant of $100,000 to a Marquette County clinic this morning. The Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center in Gwinn received the grant to address depression and substance abuse in patients age 13 years and up, and integrate […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to a single-vehicle rollover traffic accident this morning in Marquette County’s Negaunee Township. The accident happened around 10:15 a.m. on U.S. 41 when an eastbound pickup truck went out of control and hit the median near the Carp River. The pickup rolled over and ended […]

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