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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State House Committee in Lansing has overwhelmingly approved a pair of bills designed to discourage people from trying to return out-of-state bottles for deposit money in Michigan. The bills follow complaints from retailers, especially those in border areas where out-of-state residents have tried to return their […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Voters headed to the polls yesterday on areas around Upper Michigan to decide a series of school millage and bond proposals and other requests.  Here are some results: MARQUETTE COUNTY Forsyth Township Ambulance Millage – A .4965 mill renewal for 5 years to continue operation of the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s newest millionaire will be revealed this week. A news conference is planned at the Michigan Lottery’s headquarters in Lansing tomorrow to introduce the holder of a Mega Millions ticket that was purchased in Upper Michigan that’s worth $19 million. Lottery officials said earlier that the only […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Community Foundation has announced that Gail Anthony has accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer. She will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the foundation and work with the foundation’s Board of Trustees and donors. Gail was raised in the Keweenaw, and holds […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation by the federal government into engine problems with Ford Motor Company vehicles has been expanded. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a preliminary investigation of 2009 to 2011 model year Ford Escape, Ford Fusion, Mercury Mariner, and Mercury Milan vehicles. The government has […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It didn’t take long for gas prices to shoot back up in Michigan. Just as Triple A Michigan reported on Monday that the statewide average dipped almost 8 cents a gallon, by the end of the day it rose more than six cents to just under $3.90. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the arrest of a Marquette man on a charge of felony home invasion. 26-year-old Douglass Fitzpatrick was arrested for Home Invasion in the 2nd Degree for the breaking and entering of a residence on the 500 block of West Washington Street in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder and two Republican legislative leaders are “crunching the numbers” on a plan that would eliminate the 6 percent sales tax on gasoline and possibly expand the sales tax on services. That would make up the lost dollars for schools and revenue sharing if the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An association of Zoological parks in Michigan is opposing legislation authored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker, pending in Lansing, that would allow public contact with black bears that are up to nine months in age and weigh up to 90 pounds. The bill, by State Senator Tom […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation has been approved by a State House committee to require a state to provide a “veteran” designation on driver’s licenses or State ID cards, if the vet requests it. State House Democrat George Darany of Dearborn says businesses increasingly are offering special discounts and reduced rates […]

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