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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Hurley, Wisconsin authorities have released an update of a reported suspicious package found at the offices of Gogebic Taconite Mining Co. last Saturday morning. Just after 10 o’clock, a backpack was found wedged between the front wall of their offices and a newspaper vending machine. Due to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Schools Board of Education has voted to close a school building in an effort to address a $1.2 million budget deficit facing the district next year. The board voted 5 to 1 last night to close the Gilbert Elementary school and transfer the students to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man charged in a stabbing at a South Marquette bar in August has been sentenced to jail time. 31-year-old James Christensen was arrested and charged with the stabbing of 42-year-old Bradley Hase of Marquette at the Long Shot Saloon at 149 West Baraga Avenue. Christensen […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – While the federal sequestration has resulted in reduced funding to states, the State Budget Office in Lansing has announced that there will not be any layoffs of state workers from the impasse. However it won’t mean there are no negative effects. The state says it reached the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two suspects remain lodged at the Delta County Jail following their arraignment today on Child Abuse, Criminal Sexual Conduct and Torture charges. 46-year-old Susan Bardo and 47-year-old Carl Pellinen were arraigned in the 94th District Court on one count each of Child Abuse, CSC and Torture following […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The jury trial has been set for a Delta County man accused of robbing a gas station attendant at knife-point last January. 19-year-old Marc Allen Grove of Escanaba was arrested on January 20 for the robbery of the Admiral gas station on North Lincoln Road. Reports say […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township says yesterday’s total snowfall has set a total accumulation record for the first time in several years. Yesterday’s total snow of 2.3 inches has pushed seasonal snow total past 200 inches. This is the first time the season’s snow totals […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The battle continues in Lansing over wolves in the Upper Peninsula. First, the legislature approved a measure allowing the Natural Resources Commission to schedule a wolf hunting season, as residents of the U.P. say the resurgence of the wolf population has been enough to make the animals […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say the Pure Michigan campaign had its biggest impact to date in 2012, attracting just under 4 million out-of-state visitors to the state, spending a record high of just over $1 billion at Michigan businesses. The numbers are being released today in a just-completed report […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group that pushed for the repeal of Michigan’s mandatory motorcycle helmet law says increased education, police enforcement and penalties are key to lowering motorcycle fatalities. A recent study says there was 26 cases where a biker in Michigan who died, would have lived if they were […]

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