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Police Investigate Marquette County Hit And Run

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a hit and run accident. Police say a dark colored pickup truck struck a utility pole on County Road between Ishpeming and Negaunee around 8:00 o’clock this morning. The truck was eastbound, went off […]

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Dickinson County Snowmobile Accident Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are reporting to a snowmobiling accident that injured one person. The accident was called in last Friday afternoon around 4:30, central time, on Lake Antoine Road near Trailhead #2 in Breitung Township. Troopers say a machine operated by 32-year-old Justin […]

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Public Meetings Tomorrow In Marquette On Proposed Food Truck Ordinance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is hosting a pair of public meetings tomorrow to gather input from the public about a proposed food truck ordinance in the city. The Marquette City Commission recently directed city staff to work with the DDA to development of a Food Truck […]

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School Closings And Delays For Monday, 2/23/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wind Chill Advisory is posted for the entire Upper Peninsula until noon today. Sub-zero temperatures and high winds are creating wind chills this morning as low as 35 below zero in some areas. As a result of the cold, there are several school closings and delays […]

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Wisconsin Man Killed In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Alger County say one person died in a snowmobiling accident in Onota Township yesterday. 44-year-old Jeffrey Togstad from Weyauwega, Wisconsin was killed in the accident around 5:00 p.m. on Trail 417 just west of the Deerton Road. He was the last person in a group […]

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School Closings And Delays For Friday, 2/20/15

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS Manistique Area Public Schools Saint Francis School Escanaba Schools & Escanaba Headstart Gladstone Schools & Gladstone Headstart Rapid River Schools & Rapid River Headstart Big Bay de Noc Schools Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Hannahville Schools Holy Name School Bark River-Harris Mid-Peninsula Tahquamenon Area Schools Engadine Consolidated Schools   2 HOUR SCHOOL DELAYS Republic-Michigamme Schools Wells […]

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School Closings And Weather Updates For Thursday, 2/19/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A dangerous cold snap is affecting many areas in the region with extremely low wind chills across Upper Michigan this morning. A Wind Chill Advisory has been posted by the National Weather Service for most of the U.P. until noon eastern. Wind chills of around 25 to […]

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Cliffs Finalizes Energy Agreement With WE Energies

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has finalized an interim power agreement with WE Energies for its Michigan operations. According to Cliffs officials, this is a key step in a series of short and long-term agreements essential to the viability of their iron ore mines in the U.P., and the […]

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VA Hospital Holding Veterans Town Hall Meetings In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain will be hosting two Veteran Town Halls in the Marquette and Ishpeming next month. The meetings will be held on Thursday, March 12th. The first town hall will be held at 1 p.m. at the […]

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Testimony Heard On Controversial Road Proposal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan lawmakers and Marquette County Road Commission representatives testified in Lansing yesterday on resolutions supporting a controversial county road proposal. State Representatives John Kivela of Marquette and Scott Dianda of Calumet along with State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba joined Marquette County Road Commission Chair Dave […]

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