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UP EMS Conference Underway At NMU

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Over 500 EMS personnel are attending the 34th annual UP-EMS Conference in Marquette this week. UP-EMS Director Bob Struck says the conference is Michigan’s most comprehensive educational program for rural emergency responders. Most of the Upper Peninsula’s seventy-five EMS organizations will have members attending, along with EMS […]

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DATA Requests Millage On November Ballot

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta Area Transportation Authority will be requesting a point-6 mill property tax renewal for 5 years this fall in the City of Escanaba and City of Gladstone. DATA officials say the millage will allow the Authority to provide continued transportation service to residents. If renewed, the […]

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Casperson Grills EPA Over Barbecue Emissions Study

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate has passed resolutions sponsored by Senators Tom Casperson and Phil Pavlov to oppose an EPA-backed study that could lead to regulations on personal grills and barbecues. The EPA funded the study to develop preventive technology to reduce emissions from residential barbecues. Casperson, who chairs […]

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Kivela & Casperson Offer Dark Store Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela and State Senator Tom Casperson have introduced bills addressing the so-called “dark store” issue. The bills would help local governments that lose money when large commercial and warehouse stores successfully argue to the Michigan Tax Tribunal for a lower tax rate. The lawmakers […]

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Filizetti Investigation Formally Concluded

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office has wrapped up the investigation into the death of four year old Amarah Filizetti of Gwinn. The Prosecutor says following a thorough review of the investigation, no criminal charges will be filed. On September 3rd, Filizetti was severely injured when a heavy […]

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Police Investigate Telephone Scam

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Delta County are warning the public about a telephone scam in the Gladstone area. Reports say a company calling itself the “City of Gladstone Disconnection Department” is calling residents and requesting credit card information or their utilities will be disconnected. Several calls have been made […]

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Marquette Police Arrest Suspect In School Vandalism Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police have arrested a person in connection with recent damage and theft of s surveillance camera from Bothwell Middle School. 21-year-old Bryan Larson was arrested and charged with Larceny and Malicious Destruction of Property in connection with a recent incident at the school. An image of […]

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NMU Approves First Academic Major In Native Studies In Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has formally approved the first Native American Studies academic major in the state. The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a recommendation by its academic affairs committee to build upon the previously established academic minor. Classes in the new four-year program will begin in […]

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Police Investigate Death Of Marquette Man In Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say the investigation is continuing into the death of a man who’s body was recovered yesterday afternoon at Presque Isle Park. Police say the body of a 33-year-old Marquette man was pulled from the base of a cliff by authorities just before 12:30 p.m. […]

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NMU Wildcats Celebrate 2015 Homecoming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s Homecoming Weekend at Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Several activities are happening through the weekend around Marquette for NMU alumni to take part in. The annual Homecoming Parade starts at today 5:30 p.m. and will travel down Third Street, and is followed by an All-Alumni Reception […]

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