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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has adopted a resolution supporting a Department of Natural Resources offer of emergency funding for harbor dredging. The Commission passed the resolution last night after State Senator Tom Casperson and 109th District State Representative John Kivela secured funding to dredge the Marquette Harbor. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post report the arrest of a Wakefield man on three counts of fourth degree Criminal Sexual Conduct and one count of Accosting Children for Immoral Purposes. Troopers say the man was arrested yesterday without incident and was lodged in the Gogebic County […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University say the investigation into the death of a student on campus three days ago has been closed. An autopsy was performed yesterday to determine the cause of death of 22-year-old Monica Matus, of Chicago, who was found deceased in her Woodland Park […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is seeking comments from the public in the Upper Peninsula on the State Transportation Improvement Plan and the department’s Five Year Program at three meetings this week. MDOT staff will discuss transportation funding projects for the 2013 construction season, and plans for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says power has been restored to the majority of customers in downtown Houghton who lost power yesterday morning due to a vehicle hitting a utility pole. According to UPPCO, the power was knocked out to about 1,700 customers in the downtown area […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police in Eastern U.P. say a woman who went missing on Drummond Island this weekend is safe at home. Troopers from the Sault Ste. Marie post say the 64-year-old woman went looking for her dog Saturday afternoon on the island, but when the weather got bad, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An autopsy is scheduled for today to determine the cause of death of a student at Northern Michigan University. 22-year-old Monica Matus, of Chicago, was found deceased in her Woodland Park apartment Friday afternoon. Matus was an art and design-secondary education major and a film studies minor. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has their next regular meeting this evening at 7 p.m. at Marquette City Hall. The meeting will feature several items for discussion, including a public hearing on a series of proposed changes to the city’s sign ordinance. Also on the agenda are updates […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Eight Upper Peninsula hospitals and Blue Cross Blue Shield have agreed on a deal that’s designed to improve the quality of health care in the region, and to lower some of the overall cost. The three-year deal will see Blue Cross and its national partner “Premier Health […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela has been named to a task force charged with finding solutions for Michigan’s struggling schools. The task force, put forth by Michigan House Democrats, is a response to an effort by House Republicans to expand the Education Achievement Authority across the […]

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