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Dianda Blasts Road Funding Plan

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda says he voted against the road plan because it favors the wealthy and leaves working U.P. families having to pay more than their fair share. The Calumet Democrat says the plan to increase fuel taxes and registration fees is going to hit his […]

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Election Results For November 3, 2015

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Here are the results from Marquette, Alger, Schoolcraft & Delta Counties for the Tuesday, November 3, 2015. MARQUETTE COUNTY Marquette City Commission – 2 open seats Sara Cambensy 1077 Mike Plourde 731 Jason Zdunek 597 Meredith Lyons 368 Marquette Board of Light & Power – 2 open […]

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Election Day Is Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s election day in Michigan.  There are no statewide ballot issues, but local issues and races will be decided in many areas. In the City of Marquette, voters will be selecting two members of the City Commission as well as two members of the Board of Light […]

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U.P. Courthouse Lockdown Investigation Continues

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into an incident that resulted in the lockdown and evacuation of the Delta County Courthouse on Friday. According to the Delta County Prosecutor’s Office, authorities were notified of a social media post just before noon Friday that raised concerns for safety at the […]

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MI Senators Call For Soo Locks Upgrades

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group of state legislators is urging the federal government to make upgrades to the Soo Locks. Michigan senators, including Tom Casperson of Escanaba and Wayne Schmidt of Traverse City, say the locks are vital to the U.S economy and are in need of modernization. […]

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Telephone Scams Hit Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are joining other law enforcement agencies around the U.P. warning residents of phone scams that are being reported around the region. The callers claim to be from the IRS demanding immediate payment for a tax bill and may use threats of arrest or deportation […]

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Candidate Forum Tonight In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum tonight giving voters a chance to hear from candidates for both the Marquette City Commission and the Board of Light and Power. The special event is being held at Marquette City Hall and will feature all candidates discussing […]

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State Police Investigate Dickinson County Traffic Crash

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are investigating a crash that injured one person on US-2 near M-95 and Pine Mountain Road in Breitung Township. Troopers say a 34-year-old Norway woman lost control of her vehicle on US-2 around 10 a.m. yesterday. Her vehicle left […]

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Marquette City Commission Approves Power Rate Hike

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has voted to approve the Board of Light & Power proposal to build a multimillion dollar energy center in the city and enact a corresponding 30 percent rate increase for customers. Following a lengthy public comment session, commissioners approved the plan by a […]

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Baraga Man Sentenced To Prison For Strangulation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Baraga man has been sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette on assault charges. 35-year-old Jacob Charles Maki was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 27 months in prison for assault by strangulation. In addition, Maki was sentenced to serve 3 years of supervised release following his […]

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