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Road Work In Marquette County Starts Friday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Roadwork on US-41 in Marquette County near Harvey starts this Friday. The Michigan Department of Transportation will mill and resurface 2.8 miles of US-41 from Big Creek Road to south of Juliet Street. The project will also include the addition of centerline and shoulder rumble strips and […]

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Dianda Calls For Support Of U.P. Power Generation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is encouraging legislative support for the construction of new electricity generating facilities the U.P. The Calumet Democrat says U.P. residents are paying increasingly large sums to keep the coal-fired Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette up and running. Dianda says the […]

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Single-Vehicle Accident Injures Marquette Man

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident late last night in Marquette Township. 22-year-old Cody Bigger of Marquette was northbound on County Road 550 near Middle Island Point just after 11:00 p.m. when his vehicle crossed the center line, left the roadway and struck a […]

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Marquette Teachers Vote To Ratify New Contract

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Teachers in the Marquette Area Public School District have voted to ratify a contract offer presented to them late last month by the Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education. Reports say the contract was approved by a vote of 132-12, with 85% voter turnout. Teachers voted […]

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NMU 10th Day Enrollment Numbers Down

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report is showing a decline in total enrollment from last fall. University officials say, however, a closer look at the numbers reveals positive strides in key areas. NMU’s headcount is 8,592, a 3.3 percent decrease from last year’s 8,879. The number […]

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Marquette City Commission Approves MGH Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved offer from Duke LifePoint to build the new Marquette General Hospital in the city. Under the plan, which was approved by the Commission at a special session yesterday afternoon, the new facility will be constructed on the area of vacant land […]

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Three Vehicle Negaunee Accident Injures Three

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police and Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a three vehicle accident this morning in Negaunee. The accident was reported just before 7:40 a.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Baldwin Avenue. Three people were taken to the Bell Hospital Emergency Room for treatment of […]

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Police Investigate Weekend Alger Co. Traffic Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  State Police at the Negaunee Post are continuing their investigation into a weekend traffic accident in Alger County that injured two men. Troopers say the accident happened around noon Saturday on US-41 near M-67 in Mathias Township when a southbound vehicle, driven by 68-year-old Gary Lacombe of […]

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Marquette City Commission To Discuss MGH Deal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette City Commission is holding a special meeting this afternoon to consider an offer from Duke LifePoint to build the new Marquette General Hospital in the city. If approved, the new facility will be constructed on and area of vacant land between Baraga Avenue and Washington […]

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Lake Superior Beach Warnings Posted For Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement through this evening along the Lake Superior shoreline. High waves and dangerous swimming conditions, strong rip currents and strong outlet currents are expected along the shoreline in Marquette and Alger counties. Dangerous waves and life-threatening currents are […]

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