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Abandoned Marquette County Airport to become marijuana grow facility

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - The former Marquette County Airport will soon have a new purpose. The facility was sitting abandoned since 1999 when it moved operations to Sawyer International Airport. Over 20 years later, the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) has approval from Negaunee Township to go forth with a plan to repurpose the 40,000 square-foot building as a marijuana grow house.
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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.
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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.
MARQUETTE, MI
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Questions raised about Veridea conflict of interest at Marquette Commission meeting

MARQUETTE, MI— Questions were raised about the selection of the Veridea Group as master developer for the old hospital property at Monday night’s special meeting of the Marquette City Commission. Some members of the public are calling the deal suspect, noting Veridea President Bob Mahaney is also a...
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Inbox: That's a significant change

I didn't realize there was going to be an expansion team in Ishpeming. Any news on a team name, mascot, or scheduling ramifications? I'm thinking it's the first domino to fall in creating five teams per division and an 18-game season. Ishpeming's time came and went. The Packers played up...
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Downtown Marquette Farmers Market’s season opener is May 21

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The first market of the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market’s (DMFM) 23rd season is this Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at The Marquette Commons. This year the market has updated hours, a new market layout to allow for full capacity, and after...
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Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan welcomes Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan announced the addition of a new Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Wednesday. Miskopwaaganikwe Leora Tadgerson most recently served as Interim Director at the Student Equity and Engagement Center at Northern Michigan University (NMU). She also teaches Indigenous Studies with the Center for Native American Studies (CNAS) at NMU with a concentration in Anishinaabemowin (Indigenous language of the Great Lakes Region).
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore reminds public of new entrance fee

MUNISING, Mich. (WLUC) - Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is continuing to implement its new entrance fee which went into effect in March. The park’s chief of interpretation and education Susan Reece said visitors have not been phased by the new change. “They do expect to pay an entrance fee...
MUNISING, MI
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Republican primary candidate Ron Gray announces run for 109th District

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Republican primary for Michigan’s 109th State House District is on track for August. Democrat Sara Cambensy can’t run again because of term limits. Republican candidate Ron Gray kicked off his primary campaign for the open 109th House District Tuesday. “I’m here to run...
MARQUETTE, MI
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Your Savings from UP Bargains Shine Bright

Marquette, MI – Waking up on Wednesday mornings gets better and better with Sunny 101.9 or 103 FXD and the Great Lakes Shopping Show each week! Hear Mark and Walt chatting about all of the latest ways to save locally on UP Bargains. Do you think you would you like to have the newest bargains emailed straight to your inbox? Sign up here for the Great Lakes Shopping Show Newsletter!
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Candidate Spotlight: Ron Gray for 109th District Seat

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) – Ron Gray of Marquette announced his candidacy for the 109th Michigan House District seat. Representative Sara Cambensy has reached her term limit, and during the November election, a newcomer will take the position. Rony Gray enters the race as a Republican candidate. Running for the...
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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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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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Greg Elliott: A Story of Adversity, Leadership, and Opportunity

From the very moment Detroit native Greg Elliott stepped on Marquette’s campus, he had already won over the support of everyone inside and around the Marquette program. Prior to his freshman season, he was competing in a Milwaukee summer league which is allowed by the NCAA. The league is filled with players from Marquette, UW-Milwaukee, and the occasional overseas professionals looking for a place to compete. Marquettehoops.com beat writer John Dodds, who has covered the program since 1978, was in attendance to check out the newest Golden Eagle.
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Negaunee Public Schools to hire school resources officer

NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WLUC) - Negaunee students will have a school resources officer working in their district next year. The City of Negaunee and the Negaunee Public School District have entered into a two-year intergovernmental professional services agreement, where the city will provide a full-time certified police officer, to act as a school resources officer. TV6 & FOX UP first reported on the agreement after last week’s city council meeting.
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Zonta Club hosts fundraiser during 50th anniversary celebration

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - The Zonta Club of the Marquette Area celebrated its 50th anniversary and helped a like-minded group in the process. Tuesday night at the Barrel & Beam Zonta hosted a fundraiser for the Marquette Women’s Center. The two groups actually started the same year. Zonta...
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