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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is continuing work on a  proposed truck ordinance for the city. The Commission held a work session this week to discuss the proposed ordinance and other documents and information associated with interlocal discussions. Talks with  with Marquette County, Marquette Township, Negaunee Township and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela is praising a total of $6.7 million slated to go toward fixing roads in the 109th District through the M-DOT Priority Roads Investment Program. Funding was spread out in two phases for road projects across the state, and Kivela’s district received the 5th-largest […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparation is underway for the 13th Annual Blueberry Festival, set for this Friday in Downtown Marquette. The event runs from from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Washington and Front streets.  Organizers say the downtown will be busy with sidewalk sales, food vendors, artists, demonstrations, pony rides, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University in Houghton has received a multi-million dollar grant to reform middle-school science education. The $5 Million grant from the Midland-based Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation will fund development of a model including a new curriculum supported by updated teacher education and teacher […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The company hired to execute the Marquette July 4th fireworks show has apologized for the technical failure of this year’s show and has offered the Fireworks Committee a refund. In a statement released today, the Marquette Area 4th of July Fireworks Committee says Great Lakes Fireworks, LLC […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan’s legislative delegation is holding a series of public meetings over the next two weeks. Starting tonight, State Senator Tom Casperson and Representatives Scott Dianda, John Kivela and Ed McBroom are holding the town hall meetings across the U.P. to give local residents a chance to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University will be operating with a smaller budget over the next fiscal year. The NMU Board of Trustees has approved a 2014-15 general fund operating budget of nearly $108 million, which marks a a 2.4 percent funding decrease from last year. Gavin Leach, Vice President […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan man has been sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette to five years in prison on a domestic violence charge. 23-year-old Peter Meshigaud of Wilson was sentenced to 60 months imprisonment for domestic assault and being an habitual offender. He was also ordered to pay […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Gladstone Post are continuing their investigation into a weekend drowning. Troopers say the drowning was reported on Friday in Delta County’s Brampton Township. Few details have been released, but it appears a 48-year-old Delta County man drowned in Little Bay De Noc. State […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two suspects charged in a recent home invasion in Marquette will be arraigned today. 25 year old Kyler Brock Arrieta and 25 year old Johnathan Daniel Roy were arrested last Friday after the incident at a residence on Marquette’s west side. The pair allegedly gained entry through […]

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