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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved an extension of a lease with the YMCA of Marquette County for their Marquette facility. The lease extension was a necessary step for the Y to receive a nearly three million dollar U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Loan for a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – After near-record highs earlier this month, Michigan gas prices are retreating for a second week in a row as refinery issues ease in the Midwest. Triple A Michigan says motorists will find the average gas price tumbled just over 30 cents this week. The current statewide average […]

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The Michigan Department of Transportation has started up a bridge project in the eastern U.P. today. M-DOT is resurfacing the 3 Mile Road bridge over I-75 in Sault Ste. Marie.  M-DOT will maintain traffic on 3 Mile Road with temporary traffic signals. I-75 will have one lane open to traffic in each direction at all […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Roughly 800 people turned out Saturday morning, as organizers of FinnFest USA 2013 in Houghton County attempted to set a new world record for the most people engaging in Nordic walking at the same time. Unfortunately, that was more than 200 short of the number needed. The […]

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Rio Tinto and Lundin Mining Corporation are hosting the latest in a series of community updates tonight for people to learn more about the recent sale of the Eagle Mine. This evening’s session will be at the Holiday Inn in Marquette and will give community members a chance to have an open discussion about the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Attorney General Bill Schuette says the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear arguments this fall regarding his appeal of a ruling by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals that halted Michigan’s legal challenge to the Bay Mills Indian Community’s casino in Northern Michigan. Schuette says ruling […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Bell Hospital Board of Directors has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by LifePoint Hospitals. In a statement released this morning, Dr. Robert DellAngelo, Chair of the Bell Hospital board, said due diligence conducted since March confirmed a tremendous benefit this acquisition can offer Bell’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate has adjourned for its summer break without approving an expansion of Medicaid. The proposal is in connection with the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.” Democrats blasted majority Republicans for refusing to take up the bill, which has already been approved by the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says a recovered sum of cash found in Marquette Township has been returned to it’s rightful owner. According to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office, the owner properly identified the amount of cash as well as the envelope it was in and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Fire Fighters Association will be conducting a county-wide fire training exercise tomorrow at the former KI Sawyer Air Base. The Marquette County Land Bank Authority owns 15 vacant residential buildings that are scheduled to be demolished this summer and has made them available for […]

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