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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reminding motorists that the intersection of Front Street and Washington Street in downtown Marquette will be closed for the annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. The closure will be in effect from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m. and motorists are being asked to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed new Emergency Manager legislation into law, approved late in the lame duck session of the Michigan legislature. Under the new law, struggling local governments would have four options to get out of financial distress: emergency management; a consent agreement; mediation; or Chapter […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former 108th District State Representative Judy Nerat of Wallace has died at the age of 64. Nerat had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma during her one term in the legislature from 2009-to-2010.  Nerat was the first woman elected to the state House from the Upper Peninsula, representing […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County law enforcement agencies are among more than 100 police departments in 22 Michigan counties that have begun a statewide drunk driving crackdown, to keep impaired drivers off the road as 2013 begins. Anne Readett of the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning says the extra […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Congressman Dan Benishek of Michigan’s 1st District says he would have voted for Plan B last week if the House had voted for it because he wants the so-called fiscal cliff issue resolved. The vote was canceled because there was not enough support to pass it. Benishek […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette has announced that a section of Lincoln Avenue has been closed to through traffic. The closure is in effect for the section between Magnetic Street and Cleveland Avenue due to a water main break. City Public Works crews are on the scene working […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One woman was hospitalized following a single-vehicle rollover accident this morning in Houghton County. According to the Houghton County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred just after 1:00 this morning on Bootjack Road in Torch Lake Township. Deputies say an unidentified 25-year-old Wisconsin woman was driving south when […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Funeral Services have been set for one of Marquette County’s most prominent community supporters. 87-year-old Waino Liuha of Negaunee passed away on Christmas Day at Marquette General Hospital.  Liuha was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Negaunee, the Negaunee Lions Club, the V.A. Romo Post # […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say the number of traffic deaths were down during the 2012 “Lifesaver Holiday Weekend” from Friday, December 21 through Sunday, December 23. Troopers say four people lost their lives in Michigan this year compared to eight in 2011. State Police say alcohol was involved […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Holiday travel plans for people headed downstate may continue to be affected today due to a major snow storm. A winter storm advisory continues into today in a portion of southern Lower Michigan, including southwest Michigan, Mid-Michigan and the Detroit area. The National Weather Service says four-to-eight-inches of […]

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