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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is holding their annual administrative meeting tonight. The meeting was not held last night due to the Veteran’s Day holiday. The agenda includes comments from outgoing Commissioners as well as outgoing Mayor Johnnie Depetro and the swearing in of new members of the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education continued discussions of the possible realignment of elementary schools in the district last night. The board has been considering the realignment of Cherry Creek, Sandy Knoll and Superior Hills elementary schools for some time due to spacing issues. Also […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the cause of death of a hunter who went missing last weekend in Chippewa County. The body of 52-year-old Robert Andrzejewski was found early Sunday about 3 miles away from his duck blind in Munuscong Lake in the lower St. Marys River. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  An Upper Michigan man has died after a fall from the top of Miners Falls at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Alger County. 24-year-old Franklin Sade of Norway, Michigan, died at Munising Memorial Hospital as a result his injuries. The apparent accident occurred yesterday around 2:30 a.m. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming says a published report concerning the controversial transfer of retirement funds of former Police Chief Jim Bjorne from the county to the city was misleading and inaccurate. According to a City of Ishpeming statement released yesterday, an article in the Marquette Mining Journal […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has apologized for including an inaccurate account of an incident in a 2011 resolution urging Congress to remove gray wolves from the federal endangered species list. M-Live.com says Casperson admitted the error in a floor speech yesterday saying “I was mistaken, I am […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources has received an application from a Canadian firm outlining a plan to acquire more than 10,000 acres of state-managed forest in Mackinac County to develop limestone mine. The proposal by the Graymont, Inc. includes the acquisition of approximately 7,820 acres near Rexton […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University says they have received word that its Army ROTC program will remain on campus. In October, NMU was told its 44-year-old program was one of 13 that would be closed as of May 2015. The Army has announced a new plan that will monitor […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources and the United Steelworkers Local Unions 4974 and 4950 have announced financial contributions to charitable organizations in Marquette, Alger and Baraga Counties. A total of $18,000 from the Cliffs Michigan Operations vending machine fund from vending machines located around the property used by employees […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Sewer and water rates in the City of Ishpeming are increasing effective immediately. The Ishpeming City Council voted unanimously yesterday to increase rates for both utilities in an effort to generate revenue for repair to the current water and sewer systems that are old and out of […]

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