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Body Recovered From Marquette Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the recovery of a body this afternoon from Lake Superior at Presque Isle Park. Reports say the body of a deceased man was pulled from the water by authorities just after noon near the Black Rocks area of the park. The original […]

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Dianda Offers M-DOT Project Cost-Analysis Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced legislation requiring the state Department of Transportation to analyze the expected life of major road projects. The Calumet Democrat’s bill requires M-DOT develop and implement the analysis for projects exceeding $1 million that are paid for in whole or in part […]

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Special Benefit Saturday For Family Of 4-Year-Old Amarah Filizetti

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Crossroads Restaurant & Lounge is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner & Pig Roast this Saturday to benefit the family of Amarah Filizetti. One of the organizers, Nick Bazinette, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the event. He said there will […]

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Casperson Possible Benishek Successor In Congress

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Republican State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba is one of the potential candidates for the 1st District. Casperson says he hasn’t made up his mind yet but says his phone has been “blowing up” with calls from people asking if he’s interested. Other possible Republican candidates being […]

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Angeli Offered Marquette City Manager Job

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has formally offered the position of City Manager to current City Police Chief Mike Angeli. Angeli has been serving as acting City Manager since the resignation of former City Manager Bill Vajda. Mayor Mike Coyne and two other commissioners will now work to […]

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Sawyer International Airport Gets Federal Funds

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Marquette County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -S awyer International Airport in Marquette County has been slated to receive federal funding for a series of rehabilitation projects. The airport will receive just under $703,000 for planned improvements. The projects include the installation of runway fencing and runway surface rehabilitation. The funding comes through the […]

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Two-Vehicle Crash Injures One In Tilden Twp.

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Tilden Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon in Marquette County’s Tilden Township. It happened around 12:20 p.m.on Co Rd 581 and Co Rd P-P-L. Troopers say a delivery truck, driven by 56-year-old James Cornelius of Gwinn, was northbound on Co […]

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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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