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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Organizers with a recent food drive in the western end of Marquette County say it was a record-breaking success. Coordinator Dick Derby says the “Project: Feed A Neighbor” food drive brought in a larger collection than in past years through the efforts of Wesley United Methodist Church […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State House panel has taken a step toward allowing a wolf hunt in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The House Natural Resources Committee approved a bill yesterday that would grant the authority to designate an animal as a game species eligible for hunting to the Natural Resources Commission. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The state prison system has reversed an earlier decision, and has announced it will hire an outside vendor to handle the food service at all prisons in the state. Earlier this year, the Michigan Department of Corrections rejected bids by vendors seeking the contract, as the state […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man is facing charges after police found explosive devices in his apartment last weekend. 51-year old Thomas Bebo of Menominee was arraigned Monday on a charge of possession of bombs with unlawful intent. Police went to Bebo’s home Friday night after a neighbor alerted […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township has issued a flood advisory due to melting snow in Marquette and Baraga Counties until 9 o’clock tonight. Minor flooding has been reported across Marquette and Baraga counties and some small roads have been washed out. This minor flooding will […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw and Houghton county road commissions law enforcement agencies are advising motorists to drive with extreme caution along M-26 between Eagle River and Copper Harbor and along Gay-Lac La Belle road. The Keweenaw County road engineer has received reports of standing water along portions of those […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Gary Peters is expected to announce this week that he will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Carl Levin. Peters spokesperson Haley Morris would not confirm his plans but did say Peters has been weighing the decision with his family, and they […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan lawmakers are not waiting for Congress, and plan to consider state legislation this week to collect currently uncollected state and local sales taxes for purchases made online. Congress is considering a “Marketplace Fairness Act,” requiring online merchants, such as Amazon.com, EBay and Overstock.com, to charge individual […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the St. Ignace Post are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash in Mackinac County that happened on Saturday. The accident happened on M-134 near South Short Street in Clark Township just after 1:30 p.m. Troopers say a westbound vehicle, driven by 66-year-old Joann Fountain of […]

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