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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette area search and rescue personnel are urging people to stay off of lake ice as the weather continues to warm up. They say the rescue of one person from the water last Friday afternoon from Marquette’s Upper Harbor near the ore dock is a good reminder […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The drunk driver who struck a parked Michigan State Police car late Friday night has been arraigned. 38-year-old Carol Saari of Ishpeming was arraigned today in Marquette County District Court. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Friday on M-28 near Kawbawgam Road in Marquette County’s Chocolay Township […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a House Resolution calling on the Michigan Public Service Commission to create an U.P.-wide energy plan. Dianda says following energy issues recently in the U.P., the MPSC should create a plan meeting energy objectives and customer needs for reliable […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Department says dangerous conditions have developed near the Grand Island Ice Caves. In a statement released yesterday, the department says recent warm and sunny days have created conditions in which the ice is dangerous to approach. There is a threat of falling ice […]

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(Marquette, MI) – Great Lakes Radio, Inc. is proud to announce SUNNY FM (101.9 WKQS) has been named Station of the Year by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. The official notification was made Wednesday evening at the annual MAB Broadcast Excellence Awards at the Lansing Center in Lansing, MI. SUNNY FM was named as Market […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR is recommending approval of a proposed limestone mine in the eastern U.P. Canadian company Graymont, Inc. is seeking to open the 10,000 acre mine in northern Mackinac County near Rexton. The firm submitted a revised Land Transaction Application to the DNR last week. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post have arrested an eastern U.P. man on charges of solicitation to commit murder. 37-year-old Jason Lee Bufford of Newberry was arrested Monday following a lengthy investigation by State Police detectives and is currently lodged in the Luce County Jail. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has set a date for a public hearing concerning redevelopment of a long-abandoned building in south Marquette. Home Renewal Systems LLC of downstate Farmington Hills has plans to renovate the 75,000 square foot former Holy Family Orphanage on Altamont Street into 55 affordable […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain will be hosting two Veterans Town Halls in Marquette and Ishpeming this week. The meetings will be held this Thursday The first town hall will be held at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming National Guard […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says the current warming trend is causing them to close down a downtown skating area for the season. The DDA says due to poor ice conditions, the Marquette Commons Ice Skating Rink is closing for the season as of today.

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