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Truck fire off of US-41 in Marquette, no injuries reported

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A Dodge Ram truck was on fire while on US-41 in Marquette around 2 p.m. Wednesday. A reporter on the scene said smoke could be seen from about a mile away. The exterior of the truck caught fire. Firefighters put out the flames after the drivers...
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Michigan: Here’s How Much Home Prices Are Rising

It’s a hot housing market, but now that interest rates are inching up, many experts expect the market to cool off. Right now, it’s something of a mixed bag when it comes to home prices rising across Michigan, with some areas even seeing prices lower than a year ago but higher than a month ago.
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Skandia Farmer’s Market returns for second year

SKANDIA, Mich. (WLUC) - The Skandia Farmer’s Market kicked off their season Wednesday afternoon and the turnout was great. Now in its second year, the market has new vendors totaling about 30. Food is another new feature. They serve sliders, fries, hot dogs and beverages. Wednesday’s market was focused...
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Downtown Marquette Farmers Market returns this Saturday

DOWNTOWN MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) – The first market of the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market’s (DMFM) 23rd season is this Saturday, May 21, from 9 AM to 1 PM at The Marquette Commons. This year the market has updated hours, a new market layout to allow for full capacity,...
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Motivational speaker inspires North Star Montessori Academy students

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - North Star Montessori Academy freshman Finnegan Hyska urges classmates to not be afraid of their self-image and try new things. Those were his takeaways from motivational speaker JC Pohl of Teen Truth. The group travels to schools around the country giving students a chance to control...
MARQUETTE, MI
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‘West is the best’: NMU’s West Hall demolition continues

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Northern Michigan University’s West Hall is being demolished. On Wednesday, crews were taking down the 57-year-old dorms. Constructed in 1960, the 58,000-square-foot dorm included 300 beds. Short-term plans for the site, which is adjacent to the Northern Center, include an additional parking lot. Long-term plans are still being looked at.
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American Culinary Federation’s Upper Michigan chapter to hold BBQ Showcase

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The American Culinary Federation’s Upper Michigan chapter will soon hold its first-ever Barbecue Showcase. There will be seven different vendors from Marquette, Escanaba, and Houghton. Chapter Vice President Christopher Durley from The Courtyards in Marquette says items will include pickled vegetable short ribs, lamb sausage tacos, and roasted duck.
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Marquette Lions holds bottle and can fundraiser

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A Marquette club is raising funds for charity this weekend. The Marquette Lions Club is holding the third annual Return of the Returnables fundraiser this Saturday. Their previous events raised over $20,000. All proceeds from this year’s event will go to a variety of causes, such...
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Brad Nelson on decision to become Negaunee Head Basketball Coach

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) – Prior to the 2021 season, Brad Nelson knew his basketball coaching days at Marquette were numbered. With a son entering the 7th grade in the Negaunee School District, Nelson was mulling a break from coaching or possible retirement to have more time to spend with his youngest child as he entered high school.
MARQUETTE, MI
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Marquette County Road HD reopened

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - According to the Marquette County Road Commission, Harlow Lake Road, also known as County Road HD is reopened to traffic. For more information, call the road commission at 906-486-4491. The road was closed on May 13, after storm damage.
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UP woman campaigns to be on magazine cover

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A Marquette woman could be on the cover of Hers magazine. Michelle Duder was paralyzed when she broke her back in a driver’s training accident in high school. She underwent surgery and was able to regain movement, but is still struggling with back issues to this day.
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Dead River Coffee invites you to its 20-year celebration

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - You’re invited to Dead River Coffee’s 20-year celebration. Though the business has evolved in the last 2 decades, DRC’s mission has remained constant. Owner Sloan Door explains:. Dead River Coffee is holding its 20-year celebration this Friday at 3:00 p.m. Details of that...
MARQUETTE, MI
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From Marquette to Negaunee: Brad Nelson hired to coach Miners boys basketball

NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WLUC) - Marquette Redmen boys varsity basketball head coach Brad Nelson has resigned from that position after being hired as the next Negaunee Miners boys varsity basketball coach. The Negaunee School Board approved Nelson’s hiring at its meeting Monday evening. Nelson’s son, who will be a rising...
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Remie’s Tavern hosts pierogi fundraiser

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A Marquette tavern is raising funds for Ukraine… with pierogis. Remie’s Tavern hosted Polish Yoopers for Ukraine Tuesday. The event featured a pierogi bar, a Polish bake sale, drink specials, and a 50/50 raffle. The Knights of Columbus assisted Remie’s with the fundraiser.
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