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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Food Co-Op is receiving grant support for their current expansion project from the Michigan Strategic Fund. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation says the expansion project is expected to generate a total capital investment of $3.4 million and create 30 jobs, resulting in a $615,000 Michigan […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Governor Rick Snyder has amended a recent emergency declaration for Marquette County to include five additional U.P. counties after this winter’s extreme cold and deep frost levels continue to cause widespread and severe damage to water and sewer mains. The amended emergency declaration adds Chippewa, Delta, Gogebic, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  – A project has been launched to improve electric service to businesses and residents in the central U.P. The support comes through the USDA’s rural utilities program and will help replace aging electric lines, build new lines to reach new residents, and support smart grid projects that can […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources and the Arbor Day Foundation say four U.P. communities are among 125 in the state that have been awarded “Tree City USA” certification for work accomplished in 2013. The cities of Marquette, Escanaba, Gladstone and Norway have been recognized for responsible community-wide […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Delta County man has announced he is running for the 38th District State Senate seat. Christopher Germain of Escanaba announced his candidacy as a Democrat today for the seat currently held by Republican Tom Casperson, also of Escanaba. The 38th Senate District spans across the western […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A tentative agreement between the City of Marquette and Lundin Mining has been reached concerning mining truck access to the Eagle Mine while maintaining the city’s roads. The Marquette City Commission’s Transportation Subcommittee and officials with Lundin presented the tentative agreement at a City Commission work session […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University say summer hours are now in effect on the Marquette campus. Most offices and departments will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The PEIF recreation area and pool are closed for annual maintenance and will reopen on Monday, May […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has proposed legislation regulating out-of-state travel and the conducting of business by employees of the Michigan Department of Transportation. The Calumet Democrat says he proposed House Bill 5542 last week to save taxpayer dollars by regulating M-DOT travel expenses and taking […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the arrest of a Marquette man on felony charges of human trafficking involving a minor female. 24-year-old Aaron Max Wesolek was arrested on Friday following an investigation into an incident on April 21st where Wesolek allegedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old Marquette County […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  There is another recall for General Motors. The automaker is recalling 51-thousand vehicles after it found problems with fuel gauges on three SUV models built in Lansing. The SUVs included are the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia, all from the 2014 model year. A problem […]

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