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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – With black Friday bargains behind us now, Michigan retailers are now looking for consumers to continue to be excited about the holidays…and buying. As the hype of early Christmas shopping fades, Jim Hallan, President and CEO of the Michigan Retailers Association, says many of his members expect […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Nobody picked all six numbers in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing, meaning the jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing will be a new record. The jackpot is already sitting at $425 million dollars for Wednesday, but that will likely grow just a bit as more people line up to buy […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police troopers will be patrolling the roads through this holiday period as part of the nationwide Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) traffic safety initiative. Troopers will be watching for unsafe driving behaviors with a special emphasis on motorists driving under the influence. Their goal […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A recent Thanksgiving travel survey by TripAdvisor.com of more than 1,500 U.S. respondents, has found that 35 percent say they are traveling during this Thanksgiving holiday, which is up from 34 percent last year. 38 percent of those traveling over Thanksgiving are flying, while 58 percent are […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – There will NOT be a delay in garbage collection in the City of Marquette and Ishpeming due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Garbage collection will remain on schedule. Great Lakes Radio – Delivering reliable and accurate local news to you on air, online and on demand

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Unemployed workers in Michigan can still claim their jobless benefits even though state offices are closed today and tomorrow for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Unemployment Insurance Agency says Michigan’s automated response voice interactive network, known as MARVIN, is available through Saturday. Officials say because of the holiday, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Senior High School is holding its annual 5K and 10K Turkey Trot Run/Walk from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. today. The race starts at the High School and heads west along Fair Avenue to the multi-use path where it will then cross Fair Avenue and proceeds […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula judge has upheld a Department of Natural Resources order making it illegal to possess exotic swine in Michigan. Marquette County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Solka rejected claims that the state’s ban on ownership of animals known as wild boar, feral swine or razorbacks is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin man is facing a prison term in Michigan on felony theft charges after admitting his involvement in a burglary spree though several counties in both states. 25-year-old Johnathon Plonty pleaded guilty in Dickinson County Circuit Court to two counts of larceny in a building and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Tonight is considered to be the “biggest bar night of the year,” and that’s just one reason why police in Michigan are beefing up patrols in many areas for the holiday weekend. Officers from nearly 100 agencies in 20 counties will use the patrols, beginning tonight, to […]

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