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NMU Commencement This Saturday In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday on campus at the Superior Dome. Of the 576 students eligible to graduate, nearly 400 are expected to participate in the ceremony. The keynote speaker and honorary degree recipient is NMU alumnus Dana Verville […]

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Marquette Residents Appointed To NMU Board

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two Marquette residents to the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees. Robert Mahaney and Tami Seavoy to the eight-person board that serves as the university’s governing body. NMU President Fritz Erickson says the University is thrilled with the appointment of two local […]

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Funding For Navy Ship Construction To Marinette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette Marine will continue to build Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy under a funding provision in the National Defense Authorization Act. $1.4 billion has been allocated in the act for continued construction of the vessels. Marinette Marine, just across the Michigan border in Wisconsin, is […]

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Update On Ironwood Heroin Arrests

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have released an update on the arrest of five people in Ironwood on drug charges. The Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics Team executed a search warrant at a residence in Ironwood on Tuesday. 47-year-old Donald Jett and 36-year-old James Schaus, both of Ironwood,  were each charged with two […]

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UPSET Reports Iron County Drug Busts

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested four people yesterday in Iron County following a series of drug investigations. UPSET Detectives, along with State Police and local police arrested three men and one woman, all from the Iron River area. Three of the cases involved prescription meds […]

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Casperson Asks Congress To Keep Postal Center Open

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has authored a resolution requesting Congress prevent the U.S. Postal Service from consolidating the processing of all U.P. first class mail from the processing center in Kingsford to Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Escanaba Republican’s resolution urges Congress to stop the U.S. Postal Service […]

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Driver In Fatal Accident Receives Delay Of Sentence

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver of a delivery truck involved in an accident with a motorcycle that claimed the lives of two people last June in Ishpeming appeared in 96th District Court today for sentencing. 19-year-old Raymond Anderson of Ishpeming received a 12 month delay of sentence. Anderson plead guilty […]

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Cliffs Sells West Virginia Coal Operation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Changes are continuing in the holdings of Cliffs Natural Resources. The company has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Logan County Coal assets in southern West Virginia. The company is selling the operation to Coronado Coal II LLC for $175 million in cash. Cliffs is […]

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Marquette Township Traffic Accident Injures Two

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to a two-vehicle accident last night in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 10:30 on US-41 just west of the Best Buy store near Brickyard Road. Reports say an eastbound pickup truck went out of control and crossed the center median and collided with an […]

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Five Arrested In Western U.P. Drug Bust

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Five people were arrested yesterday in the western U.P. on drug charges. The Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Oak Street in Ironwood. The search warrant and subsequent investigation resulted in 3 men and 2 women being arrested and lodged […]

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