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Dianda Criticizes House School Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is vehemently criticizing the passage of a House bill which allows more schools to be taken over and run by for-profit charter corporations. Dianda says he is afraid that small rural schools could disappear under the plan because nothing blocks a […]

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Marquette Firefighters Called Out For Natural Gas Explosion

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City firefighters were called to 1092 South Lake Street just after 8 o’clock this morning for a strong smell of natural gas by central dispatch. 9-1-1 was called in from a passerby who smelled natural gas from the street. Upon arrival the front and south side […]

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Snowman Burned In The Soo To Welcome Spring

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – At high noon today Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie will mark the first day of the spring season by burning a massive paper snowman, as it has done for more than 40 years. Spring officially arrives in the Northern Hemisphere at 12:57 p.m.  The […]

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Gwinn School Board Interviews Superintendent Candidates

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education will be holding a special meeting this weekend to interview candidates for the position of Superintendent. The Board will be interviewing three candidates for the open position. The interviews will be as follows, Dru Milliron at 3:00,  MaryAnn Boddy […]

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MI Attorney General Probes Ferrellgas For Gouging

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has launched a probe of a propane company and its affiliate following consumer complaints of excessive pricing. A petition for subpoenas was filed in downstate Saginaw County Circuit Court yesterday. Schuette’s office has received over 60 complaints against Ferrellgas and it’s affiliate […]

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Senator Carl Levin Comes To Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Senior U.S. Senator will be in Marquette today to speak at Northern Michigan University. Senator Carl Levin will give a presentation at the university titled “Public Service: The Heart of Democracy.” The event begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Reynolds Recital Hall in the Hedgecock Building […]

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MI DNR Release New 5-Year Plan For Forests

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources’ Forest Resources Division has released a new five-year strategic plan for management and protection of Michigan’s forest resources. The plan covers 2014-2018 and outlines a guide for decisions that will best influence the health of Michigan’s state forests and the land-based industries […]

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Pretrial For Wisconsin Men Today In Baraga

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A pretrial will be held today in Baraga County Circuit Court for the two Wisconsin men who posed as U.S. Marshals and held two Upper Peninsula residents at gunpoint during a robbery last summer. Bernard Fish and Donavan Waupoose face a number of charges, including extortion, unlawful […]

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Superior Dome In Marquette Closed Down

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Due to repair work that is being done in the Superior Dome, it has become necessary to close down the facility for walking and other activities as of this afternoon, through tomorrow. The facility is expected to be reopened Thursday morning. The public will have access to […]

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Ishpeming Woman Arraigned On Meth Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming woman has been charged in connection with the recent seizure of a meth lab on Summit Street in the city. 27-year-old Jennifer Marietti was arraigned on two counts of operating and maintaining a meth lab at her home. She was arrested last Thursday after a […]

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