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Marquette Police Release Update On Murder

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Police have released an update on the investigation into the death of a Marquette man. In a statement released today, the Department says they believe 34-year-old Shawn Dollar of Marquette died in an accidental fall. Dollar’s body was located in a vacant building at […]

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Marquette County Sheriff Mike Lovelace Not Retiring

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff Mike Lovelace has announced a change in his plans to retire and says he will not be stepping down next month. In a message to County officials, Lovelace said he has decided to not retire early and will finish out his term, which is […]

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UPDATE – Big Bay Hit And Run Victim Identified

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  State Police at the Negaunee Post State Police at the Negaunee Post are investigating an apparent early-morning hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of one person. The accident was reported around 5:20 this morning when a passing motorist called 9-1-1 to report a body laying in the […]

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Marquette County Hit And Run Claims One Life

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are investigating an apparent early-morning hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of one person. The accident was reported around 5:20 this morning when a passing motorist called 9-1-1 to report a body laying in the roadway on County Road KCB in […]

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Marquette Diocese Gets New Bishop

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Catholic Diocese of Marquette is getting a new Bishop. Pope Francis has appointed Father John F. Doerfler, who is currently serving as vicar general of the Diocese of Green Bay, as the thirteenth bishop of the Diocese of Marquette. Father Doerfler, a native of Appleton, WI, […]

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Casperson Supports Hunting And Fishing Bill

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says he is fully endorsing a citizen-led effort to protect the scientific management of fish and wildlife in Michigan. The Escanaba Republican says he is putting his full support behind this effort to ensuring decisions managing fish and wildlife in Michigan are based […]

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Bipartisan Legislation To Benefit U.P. Economy Off To Governor

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bipartisan legislation developed by 38th District State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba and 109th District State Representative Jon Kivela of Marquette creating a new Central U.P. zone in the Next Michigan Development Act is headed to the Governor’s desk for his signature. The act, part of the […]

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Domestic Violence Victim Dies At MGH From Injuries

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the Copper Country say a Dollar Bay woman has died from injuries she sustained in a recent domestic violence assault. The Houghton County Sheriff says the victim, a 27-year-old female, whose name has not been released, died late last week from the injuries. She was […]

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MDEQ Public Hearing Tomorrow For Lundin’s Humboldt Mill Air Permit

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is holding a public hearing tomorrow in Marquette County on the air permit issued for Lundin Mining’s Humboldt Mill. Lundin officials say the mill design has been refined and measures have been defined to reduce the overall estimated emissions. In accordance […]

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Cliffs Natural Resources Gives To Marquette County United Way

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has announced a significant employee contribution to the 2013-2014 Marquette County United Way campaign. Cliffs’ employees in Michigan have pledged just over $49,000 to the campaign. Combined with a Company match of 50 percent of the amount pledged, the total amount contributed and pledged […]

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