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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A rate increase is on the way for customers of the Marquette Board of Light and Power. Following a 6-1 vote last night by the Marquette City Commission to approve a proposed increase by the BLP, customers will see the first phase of an overall 25% increase […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette City Commission voted last night to delay a final decision on a controversial proposed city road ordinance. Commissioners said they are willing to put off a decision for 90 days as government and business stakeholders work to find and agreement that focuses on heavy truck […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News ) –  Marquette City Police say two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the recent death of a Marquette man. 19-year-old Jordan Beaudry and 17-year-old Christopher Garrow, both of Marquette, have been charged with concealing the death of an individual and failing to report the discovery of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Houghton could see a new city manager selected by early December and on the job in February. Mayor Bob Backon says a selection committee will begin its work soon to see who will replace longtime manager Scott MacInnes in the position. MacInnes announced his […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela has introduced a bill in a bipartisan package of legislation aimed at battling methamphetamine production in the state. The Marquette Democrat says it would create a stop-sale notice through the National Precursor Log Exchange for any individual with a felony drug […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Schools Board of Education has begun the search for a new superintendent. The board has started to gather input about desired personal qualities,characteristics and experiences of the successful candidate. This information will be used by the board to create a Candidate Profile which will guide […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Hancock man who has volunteered with the Houghton High School hockey team has plead not guilty to criminal sexual conduct charges. 30-year-old Brad Aldrich entered the plea yesterday in Houghton County Circuit Court.  Aldrich is charged with third and fourth degree CSC charges for alleged involvement […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Hundreds of students at Northern Michigan University have signed an online petition challenging a plan to change the slogan of the university. A petition launched by an NMU student at change.org is asking University President David Haynes and executive staff to reconsider a possible re-branding of NMU […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette county man who drove his SUV into a wall at the Central School in Ishpeming was arraigned yesterday in 96th District Court. 29-year-old Joseph Dean Pennala of Ishpeming was arraigned on charges of Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer, Failure to Stop at the Scene […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The power grid operator in the U.S. Midwest has denied Wisconsin Energy’s request to close the Presque Isle power plant in Marquette in February. According to a published report by Reuters, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, or MISO, the regional power grid operator, determined the plant must […]

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