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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation introduced by 109th District State Representative John Kivela in June, has passed in the State Senate. The bill amends the Michigan Penal Code to include a provision for racketeering involving illegal meth production. Kivela’s bill is part of a greater legislative effort to prevent the illegal […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced an investigation into an alleged murder-for-hire involving an employee of Aramark, the food service vendor for the state’s prisons. Schuette says the Attorney General’s Criminal Division will review the evidence and materials in this case and conduct an independent and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has voted to accept block grant money from the State of Michigan to pay for infrastructure damages caused by last winter’s extended freeze. At their regular meeting last night, the City Commission formally voted to acctept the funding. The City of Marquette qualified […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DEQ has awarded a pair of grants to Michigan Tech in Houghton to study the possible use of rubberized asphalt on state roads. The grants, totaling $1-point-2 million will fund one study aimed at reducing emissions and odor. The other will test a new technology […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Marquette area veterinarian has been named as America’s Favorite Veterinarian. Dr. Tim Hunt of Bayshore Veterinary Hospital of Marquette has won the nationwide contest created by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. The contest identifies and celebrates extraordinary veterinary professionals practicing in all areas of veterinary medicine. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It is Homecoming Weekend at Northern Michigan University and beginning at 5:30 this evening, the annual homecoming parade will be held. The City of Marquette says several streets will be closed to thru traffic for the parade. The streets affected are: Pine Street from Lakeshore to Fair; […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Marq-Tran bus driver accused of Criminal Sexual Conduct has been found not guilty on all counts. 62-year-old William Arbelius of Negaunee was facing three counts of second degree CSC for an alleged assault of a mentally challenged 29-year-old female passenger on the bus he was […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Published reports say an Aramark Correctional Services food service worker at the Kinross Correctional Facility in the eastern U.P. is suspected of approaching an inmate about arranging to have another inmate killed. According to the Detroit Free Press, State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie post have […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Village of L’Anse is getting federal support to develop a new industrial park. A federal grant of $1-point-28 million from the Economic Development Administration will help development of the new US-41 L’Anse Industrial Park. Baraga County has three publicly owned industrial parks, but two of them […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s maintenance, dining services and police employees in AFSCME Local 1094 have ratified a new contract. Employees will receive a 1.75 percent increase in base salary and a one-time $90 payment in the first year of the agreement. Salaries will increase by 2 percent in […]

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