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Northern Michigan University Sets Summer Hours

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University say summer hours are now in effect on the Marquette campus. Most offices and departments will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The PEIF recreation area and pool are closed for annual maintenance and will reopen on Monday, May […]

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Dianda Seeks To Regulate M-DOT Travel Expenses

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has proposed legislation regulating out-of-state travel and the conducting of business by employees of the Michigan Department of Transportation. The Calumet Democrat says he proposed House Bill 5542 last week to save taxpayer dollars by regulating M-DOT travel expenses and taking […]

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Marquette Man Arrested On Human Trafficking Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the arrest of a Marquette man on felony charges of human trafficking involving a minor female. 24-year-old Aaron Max Wesolek was arrested on Friday following an investigation into an incident on April 21st where Wesolek allegedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old Marquette County […]

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Yet Another General Motors Recall

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  There is another recall for General Motors. The automaker is recalling 51-thousand vehicles after it found problems with fuel gauges on three SUV models built in Lansing. The SUVs included are the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia, all from the 2014 model year. A problem […]

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M-DOT Starts Major Copper Country Road Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a  major road project tomorrow in Houghton County. M-DOT is reconstructing 3 miles of M-26 in Franklin Township from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge to Sixth Street in Dollar Bay. Work includes widening the roadway from two lanes to three […]

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One Person Injured In Weekend Car Crash

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a single-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Marquette County’s Powell Township. The accident occurred just before 2:00 p.m. on County Road KK when a vehicle, operated by a 60-year-old downstate Midland man, left the roadway and struck some trees. The man, whose name […]

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Fatal Marquette County House Fire Investigated

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a fatal house fire in Marquette County over the weekend. Forsyth Township firefighters responding to a blaze at 609 Valkyrie Street at Sawyer just before 1:00 o’clock yesterday morning could see smoke coming from the structure and searched the upstairs of the […]

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NMU Board Approves Room And Board Rates And New Programs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The NMU Board of Trustees has approved housing and dining rates for the upcoming academic year and approved a series of new academic programs. The annual cost of a standard double-occupancy room and the “constant meal pass” option will be $8,742, an increase of $254. The board […]

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Graduation Weekend At NMU & MTU

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s graduation time at Northern Michigan University and Michigan Tech. Spring Commencement exercises are being held at the two U.P. universities tomorrow. NMU’s commencement ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Superior Dome in Marquette. Of the 1,023 students eligible to graduate, nearly 880 are […]

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Teens Arraigned For Marquette Vandalism

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say two downstate teenagers arrested for thousands of dollars worth of damage to homes and vehicles on Marquette’s east side been charged with multiple felony counts of malicious destruction of property. Police say 19-year-old Mitchell Skiba of Alpena and 19-year-old Logan Beach of Presque […]

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