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Benishek Announces Retirement From Congress

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek has announced that he will not be seeking re-election at the end of his current term. Benishek released a statement today saying he was not running so he could devote more time to his family and focus on helping veterans, families and workers […]

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MTU Students Weigh In On Campus Sexual Assault

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Michigan Tech in Houghton say a student survey has produced interesting responses about sexual assault and misconduct on campus. The survey was distributed in April to all enrolled students 18 and over. The majority of respondents said they feel safe on campus, and believe student […]

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U.P. Testimony Set For Lansing Hearing On Land Issues

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says a Senate Natural Resources Committee hearing in Lansing this week will include testimony from U.P. residents via videoconference. The committee will hear testimony on Senate Resolution 79, which encourages the United States Forest Service to issue special use authorization under the Recreation […]

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Marquette Commission To Discuss City Manager Job

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be discussing the position of City Manager at their regular meeting tonight. The Commission will hear a report on the matter from Mayor Pro Tem Dave Campana. Current City Police Chief Mike Angeli has been serving as acting City Manager since the […]

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Angeli Ready To Sign On As Marquette City Manager If Asked

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police Chief Mike Angeli says being called up this week to serve as acting City Manager was surprising, but he is prepared to stay on the job as long as needed. Angeli spoke recently about being named to the post in the wake of the […]

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Kivela Glad To See Courser And Gamrat Go

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela says the behavior of former Representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat has been an “international embarrassment” to the State House and he is glad they no longer in office. Following a marathon session in Lansing, legislative leaders reached an agreement around 3:00 a.m. […]

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Suspect Arraigned In U.P. Murder Case

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Menominee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect has been arraigned on a murder charge in the death of a Menominee County woman. The body of 43-year-old Jolene Eichhorn was found this week in the trunk of her vehicle in the parking lot of the Cedar River State Harbor in Cedarville Township. 48-year-old […]

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Marquette Diocese Investigates Marygrove Center

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Catholic Diocese in Marquette is reporting an investigation into suspected financial improprieties at the Marygrove Retreat Center, located in Garden. In a statement released today, Diocese officials say the director of the center, Father Brian Gerber, has been placed on administrative leave in light of the […]

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Michigan Tech Sets Fall Enrollment Records

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Michigan Tech in Houghton are reporting record fall enrollment numbers. The student count for Fall 2015 is 7,238, which is the highest the school has seen in over 30 years. Female enrollment is at a record high, with women making up nearly 27 percent of […]

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Mike Klein Discusses Candidacy For Marquette County Sheriff

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Current Marquette County Undersheriff Mike Klein is running for the job of Marquette County Sheriff. Klein joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about his recently announced candidacy for the post. He shared some of his personal history as well as his […]

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