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Schoolcraft County Semi-Truck Crash Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Schoolcraft County responded to a two-vehicle accident last night on US-2 involving a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck. The accident happened shortly before 8:00 p.m. just west of M-77 when a semi stopped on US-2 near Gulliver to make a turn off of the highway […]

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Federal Farm Bill Money To Aid U.P. Forest Habitat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Federal funds are coming to the Upper Great Lakes region to improve forest lands and wildlife habitat. $5 million has been allocated in the Federal Farm Bill to improve forest health on nearly 12,000 acres of nonindustrial forest land in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The effort seeks […]

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DNR Chiefs Reject U.P. Land Deal For Mine

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Six Michigan DNR division heads are rejecting a proposed land deal in the eastern U.P. that would be he largest public land sale in state history. The six sent the recommendation to the DNR Director opposing the the sale of more than 10,000 acres of public surface […]

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Governor Vetoes Casperson DNR Bill

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has vetoed a bill authored by State Senator Tom Casperson that could have restricted the Michigan DNR from effectively and sustainably managing forests. In issuing the veto, Snyder said the measure potentially put Michigan’s natural resources at risk. Casperson’s bill would have restricted the […]

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7 Year Old Dies In NE Wisconsin House Fire

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northeast Wisconsin authorities are reporting a fatal fire last night at a Marinette County home. The fire was reported just before 11:30 p.m., central time, at a residence in Dunbar, Wisconsin. Responders found a trailer home filling with smoke and fire. A man and his two children […]

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Agreements Address Upper Michigan Energy Issues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Agreements have been announced eliminating a substantial utility rate payment for U.P. electric consumers. The plan protects U.P. ratepayers from system support payments for the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette and develops replacement electric generation in the U.P., avoiding a federal mandate to pay half a […]

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Lost Skier Located In Delta County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  – Authorities in Delta County were able to get a missing skier back to safety over the weekend by using coordinates from the person’s cell phone. Sheriff’s deputies were called out to the Rapid River Cross Country Ski Trail Saturday evening on a report of a woman who […]

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Funeral Services Set For NMU Provost

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Funeral services have been set for a well known member of the Northern Michigan University community who passed away last week. 65-year-old Paul Lang died on Friday evening following a brief illness. He most recently served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at NMU. Lang […]

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City Of Marquette To Discuss Food Truck Rules

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be taking up regulations for food trucks at their regular meeting tonight. The Commission will be discussing policies for usage of public streets for vending by food trucks. City officials say the current ordinance does not regulate the issue and they are […]

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New Chief Selected For Forsyth Township Police

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new Chief has been selected for the Forsyth Township Police Department in Marquette County. The Township Board unanimously voted this week to offer the position to Gordon Warchock. Warchock, who was one of three finalists for the job, recently retired after 25 years with the Marquette […]

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