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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State House Speaker Jase Bolger says his chamber will not pass legislation that would mandate a transvaginal ultrasound be performed on women seeking abortions. The measure, introduced by House Republican Joel Johnson of downstate Clare, would require the ultrasound at least two hours before an abortion is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The results are in for the snow statue judging for Michigan Tech’s annual Winter Carnival in Houghton. “The Incredibles” animated movie was the inspiration for Phi Kappa Tau’s winning statue. The Hancock-based group took first in the fraternity division for their diorama that combined massive size with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources has released new fishing opportunities for dip-net anglers. The dip-net season has been modified and will now open statewide on March 20, as opposed to its previous date of April 1. Additionally, dip-net and hand-net seasons are no longer differentiated by peninsula […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has presented his state budget proposal in Lansing. Snyder is proposing that Michigan’s K-12 public schools, universities and community colleges get funding increases of about 2 percent in the fiscal year that starts in October. According to the Governor’s office, this is the second […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association has made some changes to the starting ceremonies for the U.P. 200 and Midnight Run sled dog races set for Friday, February 15 in downtown Marquette. The UPSDA will be starting the Midnight Run Sled Dog Race later than previously announced. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Manistique Public Safety says firefighters responded to an attic fire last night at a home on Fifth Street in Manistique. The fire was called in around 7:45 p.m. at a residence at 102 South Fifth Street. The fire was brought under control in about 15 minutes, but […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Retailers in Michigan are joining with some State House Republicans in Lansing, to take another stab at requiring out-of-state, online retailers like Amazon to start collecting sales taxes on items they sell to Michigan residents. Similar efforts in earlier years have gained a certain amount of momentum, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Lottery says a ticket sold in the Copper Country for last night’s Mega Millions drawing matched all six numbers. The winning ticket with the numbers 02-05-10-26-44 and a Mega Ball of 46 is worth $19 million.  The ticket was sold at the Festival Foods on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate this morning approved legislation designed to improve car and boat sales, by taxing those sales only on the difference in price between the new purchase, and a trade-in. Some other states have passed similar measures. The bill is sponsored by State Senate Republican Dave […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The former commander of the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team in Northeast Lower Michigan will not spend time in jail for pocketing money intended to make drug deals. Lt. Delmer Putnam plead guilty in December to a reduced charge of willful neglect of duty by a public officer. […]

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