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Marquette,MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major road resurfacing project is getting underway this week in the village of L’Anse in Baraga County. City officials say the the project is part of an overall effort to improve portions of Broad Street and Main Street. So far, improvements have included upgrading sidewalks, increasing handicapped […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Members of the U.P. legislative delegation, Marquette County veterans and veterans’ advocates met at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette yesterday in support of a special county-wide millage coming up on the ballot in November. State Senator Tom Casperson and Representatives John Kivela and Scott Dianda […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The sentencing date has been set for a Wisconsin man recently found guilty of armed robbery and several other charges. 47-year-old Bernard Fish of Shawano, Wisconsin will be sentenced October 20th in Baraga County Circuit Court. Fish was found guilty of two counts each of armed robbery, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County say the mine is now operating and will be ramping up to full production by mid-2015. In a statement released today, Lundin Mining says ore from the Eagle Mine is being processed into separate nickel and copper concentrates […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta County Sheriff Appointment Board has selected a new Sheriff to succeed retiring Sheriff Gary Ballweg. Former Delta County Undersheriff Ed Oswald has been appointed to the post. He will take over when Ballweg retires on October 18th, and will hold the position for the remainder […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors has hired a new Executive Director. The board has selected Nicole Young as incoming executive director. Young is a graduate of Escanaba High School and has fifteen years of tourist industry experience as founder and owner of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela has included a measure as a part of a package of bills introduced in the Michigan House calling for increased accountability and transparency in the state contract process. The legislation was introduced by House Democrats following several reports of fraud and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, says federal dollars are coming to U.P. farmers and producers around the state. The U.S.D.A’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program will award nearly $2 million to support 30 projects throughout the state. The projects include support […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The cases against two Gogebic County men who are charged with breaking and entering of properties in the western U.P. to steal copper are moving ahead. 27-year-old Scott Savero of Bessemer and 25-year-old Cory Leuzzo of Ramsay were arrested in August by State Police at the Wakefield […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s senior U.S. Senator is supporting the the bilateral security agreement signed by the U.S. and Afghanistan. Carl Levin, Chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, says the agreement is a strong foundation for moving forward with Afghanistan to secure their nation’s future. The Detroit Democrat says […]

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