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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has introduced legislation to advance the scientific management of wildlife in Michigan. Casperson says the two-bill package builds upon a voter-approved policy from 1996’s Proposal G.   That measure charged the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) with regulating the taking of game based on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Great Lakes Center for Youth Development is preparing for the public release of the 2012 Youth Asset Report. Agency officials say they will be hosting two events this week to unveil the findings. According to the agency, there were several positive aspects to the data that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Catholic Diocese has selected Father Francis Dobrzenski of Lake Linden to serve as diocesan administrator until Pope Francis appoints a new bishop or apostolic administrator to the diocese. The College of Consultors was required by Church Law to meet within eight days of the diocesan […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Department is notifying the public that ice conditions are rapidly deteriorating on Munising Bay. In a statement released today, the Sheriff’s Department is asking people who may be planning to go snowmobiling or ice fishing on the bay to use caution and stay […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Information on two memorial celebrations has been released for a Northern Michigan University student who passed away last week. NMU officials say a memorial service will take place at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home in Marquette for Monica Matus of Chicago. Matus was a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has adopted a resolution supporting a Department of Natural Resources offer of emergency funding for harbor dredging. The Commission passed the resolution last night after State Senator Tom Casperson and 109th District State Representative John Kivela secured funding to dredge the Marquette Harbor. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post report the arrest of a Wakefield man on three counts of fourth degree Criminal Sexual Conduct and one count of Accosting Children for Immoral Purposes. Troopers say the man was arrested yesterday without incident and was lodged in the Gogebic County […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University say the investigation into the death of a student on campus three days ago has been closed. An autopsy was performed yesterday to determine the cause of death of 22-year-old Monica Matus, of Chicago, who was found deceased in her Woodland Park […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is seeking comments from the public in the Upper Peninsula on the State Transportation Improvement Plan and the department’s Five Year Program at three meetings this week. MDOT staff will discuss transportation funding projects for the 2013 construction season, and plans for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says power has been restored to the majority of customers in downtown Houghton who lost power yesterday morning due to a vehicle hitting a utility pole. According to UPPCO, the power was knocked out to about 1,700 customers in the downtown area […]

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