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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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Marquette County Man Bound Over On CSC Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been bound over to circuit court on criminal sexual conduct charges. 60-year-old Joel Anderson of Little Lake appeared in Marquette County District Court yesterday for a preliminary exam. Anderson was arrested last fall in Northeast Wisconsin on four counts of criminal sexual […]

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Teen Critically Injured In Semi-Truck SUV Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-vehicle accident last night on County Road 550 involving a semi-truck and an SUV. The accident happened around 9:45 p.m. near County Road KCE in Powell Township when a northbound Lincoln MKH, driven by 36-year-old Donald Fortin of Big […]

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School Closings For Friday, January 10, 2015

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wintry weather continues this morning in several areas around the Upper Peninsula. Snowfall in traditional snow belt areas along with high winds in the eastern and western U.P. have resulted in the following school closures and other developments: Michigan State Police have closed M-28 between Kawbawgam Road […]

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Wintry Weather Continues Across Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Extremely low wind chills and snowy conditions have resulted in schools closings once again around the U.P. All schools in the region are closed today as wind chills are being reported around 25 to 35 below in many areas. Occasionally heavy lake effect snow will continue along […]

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School Closings For Wednesday, 1/7/2015

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Extremely low wind chills and snowy conditions have resulted in schools closings around the U.P. All schools in Marquette, Alger, Delta, Schoolcraft, Luce, Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, Dickinson, Ontonagon, Iron counties are closed today as wind chills are being reported around 30 below. Roads across the region are […]

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U.P. Blood Supply Short In Specific Area

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, is currently in a critical need of O-negative blood throughout the U.P. Blood Center officials say the need is highest in the Marquette, Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie areas. You can donate at the U.P. Regional […]

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Small Plane Crashes In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A single-engine airplane was involved in a crash yesterday at the Sawyer International Airport. The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. when the Cessna 172 veered of the runway during takeoff and flipped over. The pilot was the only person on the aircraft and was not injured. Reports […]

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