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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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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek joined the vast majority of Michigan’s U.S. Representatives who voted in favor of the deal worked out in Washington, D.C. to avoid the fiscal cliff. The Iron River Republican and fellow Republicans Dave Camp, Fred Upton, Mike Rogers and Candice Miller joined all […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One of the Midwest’s most prominent mid-distance sled dog races will be held in a new location in the Upper Peninsula this year. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race, held the last 13 years at Rainbow Lodge on the mouth […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It looks like 2013 will not get off to a good start for Michigan motorists. ‘Triple A Michigan’ says gas prices around the state are up just over 8 cents a gallon this week.  The Auto Club says the current statewide average of just under $3.33 per […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A technology center with affiliate offices around the state, including Marquette has received a million dollar federal grant to help small and medium-sized manufacturers throughout the state expand and create new high-tech jobs. The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is headquartered in downstate Plymouth with affiliate offices in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Alcohol and excessive speed are being considered factors in a single-vehicle rollover accident early yesterday morning in Dickinson County that claimed the life of one person. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Department says 46-year-old Scott Curren of Felch was killed in the accident around 3 a.m. central time […]

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