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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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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An online crowdfunding project to create a public space around an existing skate park in City of Marquette has successfully reached its goal. The effort to raise funds through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Public Spaces Community Places crowdfunding program set a goal of $10,000 for improvements […]

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House Fire In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming firefighters responded to a house fire last night in the city. The fire was reported around 7:40 p.m. at the home of Scott and Smith at 118 West Barnum Street. A preliminary investigation indicates the fire was electrical and is not being considered suspicious. Reports say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Lakes Radio) – Lundin Mining has announced the official start of operations at the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County. Officials say crews are ramping up production of nickel and copper concentrates at the underground facility as of this week. Ore from the mine is being shipped to the Humboldt […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling on the federal government to take steps to protect Lake Superior from the threats of Asian carp. The invasive species is poised to enter the Great Lakes through the Chicago Area Waterway System. Dianda says the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s technical and office professionals, UAW Local 1950, have ratified a new contract. The three-year deal was passed by a final vote of 75 yes to 34 no. Of the 140 union members eligible to vote, 109 cast ballots. University officials say the agreement includes […]

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