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MARQUETTE, MI – 7/31/14 -Also coming into the studio this morning was Ernie Johnson of the 39th Annual Gem & Mineral Show.  Ernie is the show chairman, and would like to invite everybody down to the Ishpeming Elk’s Club for the event this Saturday. They’ll have dealers from all over the mid-west, who will have […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – 7/31/14 -With Walt Lindala out of the office today, Mike Plourde welcomed in the General Manager of Riverside Auto of Marquette, Paul Halbur. Paul was on discussing how much the business of Toyota, Honda, & Nissan supplies to the state of Michigan.  The majority of the iron used in the cars comes […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A 58-year-old Manistique man could spend the rest of his life in prison after allegedly stabbing a woman. Thomas Becks was arraigned via video Wednesday afternoon on charges of attempted murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and assault with a dangerous […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Eagle Mine in Marquette County remains on track to begin producing ore by the end of the year. In its second quarter results statement issued on July 30th, Lundin Mining says there are 500 people working at the site, including its own employees and those of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s retail industry rang up its best sales performance in more than three years during June, based on a new survey released by the Michigan Retailers Association.  The MRA’s “Michigan Retail Index” found 53% of retailers polled in June reported increased sales over the same month last […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver of a vehicle that struck a utility pole on North Road.  The driver of the vehicle is identified as John Argall, 65, of Negaunee.  Investigation revealed that Argall became drowsy and drifted off the road striking the telephone pole.  Argall […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Today (July 31st) is the last day that general use of tobacco will be allowed on the campus of Northern Michigan University.  Starting tomorrow, the Marquette campus will officially be tobacco free. The NMU Board of Trustees voted in December to approve a resolution to have the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission is letting motorists know of some intermittent delays today on County Roads FX and FY in Humboldt Township.  The Road Commission will be replacing culverts on the roads today near their intersections with US-41.  They regret any inconvenience the projects may cause.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Marquette area veterinarian is one of the top 20 finalists in the annual “America’s Favorite Veterinarian” contest put on by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation.  Dr. Tim Hunt from Bayshore Veterinary Hospital was one of over 700 nominations from around the country initially submitted by clients. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant is continuing his tour across areas of Upper Michigan.  Wyant and State Representative John Kivela will tour the Founders Landing Brownfield Redevelopment tomorrow morning.  The site is a 25-acre parcel along Lake Superior in the City of Marquette.  The […]

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