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Marquette, MI Named Top Travel Spot In The World

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The outdoor travel website gearpatrol.com has selected Marquette, MI as one of the top adventure travel locations in the world. The list, published on the website today, features the Marquette area as one of the 25 must-visit locations for 2015. Marquette was placed on the list because […]

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US-2 Lane Closure In Delta County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says the outside lane of US-2 North in Escanaba was closed down last night at the CN railroad overpass. According to M-DOT, the structure sustained a high-load hit when equipment being hauled on a semi-trailer struck the viaduct. Repairs are underway and […]

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Fatal Snowmobile Accident In Western U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Wakefield and Calumet Posts are reporting an overnight fatal snowmobile accident in Ontonagon County. The accident happened just before midnight, central time, on Trail #8, east of Ewen when a westbound machine operated by 31-year-old Brandon Laubenthal of Bancroft, Iowa left the trail […]

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Investigation Continues Into Shooting Incident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post report the arrest of two people for allegedly firing a shotgun at a house in Ewen. The incident took place in the early morning of January 8th when a resident was awakened by shotgun pellets striking his mailbox and house. Investigation […]

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NMU Develops Benefits Access For Student Veterans

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new veterans resource representative is at Northern Michigan University to help veterans get access to benefits. Mike Rutledge has 22 years of military experience as well as a background in teaching at the high school and community college level. Rutledge says he works to assist veterans […]

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128th Annual Ski Jumps Tonight In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Final preparations are wrapping up for tonight’s 128th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament at Suicide Hill Ski Bowl in Ishpeming. The tournament is hosted by the Ishpeming Ski Club. Trial rounds begin around 6:00 p.m. and competition jumps start shortly afterward. Jumpers from around the world and the […]

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Marquette Looks To Ban Smoking At Popular Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is moving ahead with a plan to ban smoking at one of the city’s most popular parks. By a 4-3 vote last night, the Marquette City Commission instructed city staff to develop a new ordinance that would ban smoking at Presque Isle Park. […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Financial Crimes

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Marquette City Police are reporting recent incidents of two types financial fraud. They are currently investigating reports of counterfeit $5 and $20 bills being used in stores and restaurants in and around Marquette. Individuals and businesses are being urged to closely inspect money used in cash transactions […]

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Stabenow Seeking To Stop Postal Center Closure

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s senior U.S. Senator has introduced an amendment stopping the U.S. Postal Service from closing facilities for two years. Senator Debbie Stabenow joined with 12 other senators in authoring the measure, which seeks to prevent delays in services that will impact Michigan families and small businesses. The […]

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Casperson Announces Hearing On Wolf Ruling

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Senate Natural Resources Committee will take testimony this week in Lansing on a resolution appealing a recent decision to return wolves to federal protection as endangered species. The measure, introduced by Senator Tom Casperson, calls on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Michigan DNR […]

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