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Champion Street Bridge Work in Marquette Starts June 11

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COUNTY:  Marquette HIGHWAY:  US-41/Champion Street overpass CLOSEST CITY :  Marquette                                  ESTIMATED STARTING DATE:  Monday, June 11, 2012                      ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 PROJECT:  Resurfacing and complete painting of Champion Street bridge over US-41. TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: The Champion Street bridge will be closed, and US-41 will have intermittent lane closures and traffic shifts. At […]

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Bluff Street Ramp Closure

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Marquette, Michigan – The upper level of the Bluff Street Parking Ramp will be closed beginning Monday, June 4, 2012 to allow for completion work from last fall’s $1.1 million renovation project.  The ramp is estimated to re-open by Monday, June 18, 2012; however, the completion time will be determined by cooperative weather and curing […]

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Pretty Good Wedding Proposal

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DNR Update on Duck Lake Fire in Luce County

The Department of Natural Resources has reported (as of 10 p.m. Thursday) on the fire that is currently burning explosively in the Two Hearted Zone Dispatch Area of the DNR’s Newberry Management Unit in Luce County. Fire behavior has been a fast-running crowning incident that has consumed an estimated 9,526 acres. This is a lightning […]

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Susan Koehs Wins $5,000 in Window Treatments from Mathews Floor Fashions and Great Lakes Radio

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Ishpeming, Michigan –Susan Koehs pronounced “Kays” of Marquette walked away on Thursday, April 26th with the $5,000 worth of Hunter Douglas Window Treatments from Mathews Floor Fashions and Great Lakes Radio! Congratulations Susan! Stay tuned to the stations of Great Lakes Radio for our next big prize–Win a New Game Room with the Rec Depot of Marquette […]

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Free Storm Spotter Training Offered

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    Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm The Peter White Public Library 217 N. Front St., Marquette Call 226-4318 for more information. Severe weather is the topic of a public seminar presented at the Peter White Public Library on Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 pm in the library’s Shiras room. Matthew Zika, Warning […]

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Marquette, Michigan – The City of Marquette’s Community Services Department is delighted to welcome Tiina Harris as the new Arts & Culture Center Director. She brings extensive experience connecting communities with arts and culture. Prior to joining the City she served as Educator for the Marquette Regional History Center, where she successfully integrated performing and […]

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Smelt Dipping Open Statewide

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Michigan – With the warm spring weather, anglers should be aware that smelt dipping is open on all waters at this time and anglers can take 2 gallons daily. Smelt can be taken by hook/line, hand nets or dip nets. “There is some confusion as there are two Fisheries Orders that appear to conflict with […]

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Surveying Michigan’s Elk Population from an Airplane

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Michigan – Did you ever wonder how the DNR determines how many elk there are? In order to responsibly manage the elk population, the DNR needs to know where the elk are located and how many there are. The Department of Natural Resources conducts aerial elk surveys every other year in northern Michigan. Two fixed-wing […]

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DocuMonday Presents “Pond Hockey” Feb 6th at Peter White Public Library

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Marquette, MI – DocuMonday presents a screening of  “Pond Hockey” on Monday, February 6 at 7:00 pm in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. The pond is where hockey was born—under the open sky—where the ice is gritty and so is the play. For generations, rinkrats have grown up on outdoor ice. But, there […]

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