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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is drawing criticism for his support of the Fiscal Cliff legislation negotiated in Washington, D.C. this week. The group, Americans for Limited Government, says the Iron River Republican’s vote was disappointing and may serve to launch a challenge against him in the next […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department is warning people about unstable ice conditions on the lake at Tourist Park. The Department has received reports of people walking on the ice at the park located in north Marquette and they are telling the public the ice is not stable […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters that the last day to check in deer is tomorrow. The biological data received at deer check stations helps the DNR make scientific management decisions regarding the deer population. Skulls with intact jaws, teeth and antlers are needed for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Ironwood residents have been arrested and charged in connection with the New Year’s Eve fire in the city. Preliminary investigation identified the fire was caused by an active Meth Lab on the second floor of the residence at 131 S. Mansfield Street. Investigators say the components […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two vehicles that struck a cow moose last evening in Humboldt Township. The incident happened around 6:15 p.m. about 5 miles south of the US-41 intersection. Deputies say the first vehicle, a newer, dark colored SUV was northbound on M-95 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming has issued a water boil advisory for a portion of the city. The Department of Public Works repaired a water main leak overnight on Marquette Street just south of Ready Street that caused reduced pressures on the water system. The repairs are completed […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is currently in critical need of all blood types throughout the Upper Peninsula. Blood Center officials say if you haven’t donated in the last 8 weeks, you can take the time to give blood at several locations […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a two-vehicle accident this morning on US-41 in South Marquette. The accident happened around 8:45 a.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Tonti Road.  Police say a southbound vehicle on US-41, driven by a 32-year-old Skandia man, hit a vehicle that was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post responded to a semi-truck fire early this morning in Delta County that shut down US-2 for about three hours. The truck fire was called in around 5:40 a.m. on US-2 about a mile south of Rapid River.  The driver of the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette and Alger County authorities are reporting a relatively quiet New Year’s Eve around the region. The Marquette City Police say the annual downtown ball drop was uneventful with no reported arrests or incidents.  Police say the crowd for the event was estimated at about 4,000 to […]

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