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Schoolcraft County Man Dies In ORV Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the St.Ignace Post say a Schoolcraft County man died in an off-road vehicle accident Monday evening. Troopers say 75-year-old William Pawley of Gulliver was injured when his ORV overturned around 8:00 p.m. on a private trail in Doyle Township. Pawley was not wearing a […]

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Manistique Twp House Fire Investigated

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The cause of a fire that destroyed a Manistique Township home yesterday afternoon remains under investigation. The fire at 6631 US-2 was called in just after 3:00 p.m. Firefighters arriving on the scene found the two story home fully engulfed in flames. Reports say a Manistique Public […]

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Marquette City Officials Deny FOIA Request

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette City Commission denied a Freedom of Information Act request last night that was filed by a Marquette resident. Commissioners rejected the request by Michael Neiger for all of the emails made in the month of December 2013 by City Manager Bill Vajda. The Commission said […]

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Gwinn Schools To Re-open Gilbert Elementary

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education voted last night to reopen Gilbert Elementary School. The board also decided to place a sinking fund ballot proposal to pay for the refurbishing of the building before voters in August. The board also formally voted to hire current […]

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City Of Ishpeming Cancels “Let Run” Orders

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming is asking all businesses and residences to end their water “let runs” as of today. Customers will also see this notice with their monthly utility bills. If you have any questions regarding let run billing, please contact the City Utility Billing Clerk.

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Marquette County Head On Crash Kills One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say one person was killed in a head-on traffic accident on US-41 South at Hillcrest Trail last night in Chocolay Township. The accident happened just before 10:00 p.m. when a southbound Toyota Camry, driven by 25-year-old Duncan Ryan-Ross of Skandia, went […]

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Severe Weather Also Hits Lower Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The strong storm system overnight also produced severe weather in parts of lower Michigan. Wind gusts over 50 MPH were reported in Muskegon where trees were uprooted, power lines were downed and buildings in the downtown area were damaged. Many locations in the western half of Lower […]

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Storm Snowfall Totals Around Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township says storm snowfall totals included just over 10″ of accumulation in areas near Ishpeming and Negaunee. About 9 inches were reported in National Mine while 7″ fell near Harvey and in Herman. About 3″ to 4″ fell in the Houghton […]

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One Last U.P. Winter Blast (Hopefully)

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Heavy and wet snow moving from western to north central Upper Michigan overnight caused travel problems around the region this morning. The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township says snowfall rates of one to two inches per hour were reported early this morning across central Upper Michigan. […]

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Heavy Wet Snow Blankets North-Central U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Heavy and wet snow moving from western to north central Upper Michigan overnight has caused some travel problems this morning. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Marquette, Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Iron counties through the morning hours. The National Weather Service says snowfall rates of […]

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