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Pellet Production Resumes At Empire Mine

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has resumed iron ore pellet production at the Empire Mine. Pellet production had been down since early last week after a fire that damaged a limestone feeding system. The system included equipment and conveyors that feed crushed limestone into the concentrator plant. Company officials […]

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Dollar Bay Man Held On $5 Million Bond For Assault

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person is lodged in the Houghton County Jail and another remains hospitalized at MGH following a domestic assault incident in Dollar Bay Sunday night. Houghton County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to to the scene around 11:45 p.m.  The victim, a 27 year old Dollar Bay woman […]

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U.P. Communities To Receive Funds For Recreational Projects

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund board has recommended to the Michigan Legislature 76 recreation development projects and land acquisitions totaling $27.6 million be funded next year. Some of the U.P. funding includes $1.44 million to the City of Marquette for the Clark Lambros Beach Park project […]

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Gas Prices Fluctuating In Michigan This Week

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists will find the average gas price rose 1.4 cents this week, according to Triple-A Michigan. Michigan’s current statewide average is $3. 23 per gallon, 21.2 cents less than this same time last year. The lowest average price among the market’s surveyed was found in Traverse […]

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Police Seek East Lansing MSU Football Revelers

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – East Lansing police are looking for tips and information concerning the out-of-control celebrations Saturday night and early Sunday morning following the Michigan State football win. Arrest numbers have been posted by the ELPD on Facebook, with 12 of the 15 taken into custody being current MSU students. […]

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U.P. Wolf Hunt Numbers Increase

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says at least 20 wolves have been killed so far in Michigan’s first wolf hunt in 40 years. The latest figures posted on the DNR website say 5 wolves were killed in the far western part of the Upper Peninsula, 12 […]

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Gwinn Man Arrested On CSC Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man is behind bars following his arrest over the weekend on felony criminal sexual conduct charges. Forsyth Township Police arrested the unidentified 49-year-old Gwinn man Saturday on one count of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree and one count of criminal sexual conduct […]

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One Person Hospitalized, Another Jailed In Domestic Violence Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person is lodged in the Houghton County Jail and another remains hospitalized following a domestic assault incident in Dollar Bay last night. Houghton County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to to the scene around 11:45 p.m.  The victim, a 27 year old Dollar Bay woman was taken […]

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NMU Commencement Speaker Named For December Graduation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Northern Michigan University alumnus Ernie Telford of Thousand Oaks, California will be the keynote speaker at December commencement. He also will receive an honorary doctor of business degree. Telford is a consultant for AmWINS Group Inc., a leader in the wholesale insurance industry. Telford provided seed capital […]

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Flu Cases In Michigan Up Over Last Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – There’s more cases of the flu being reported to the state so far this year, compared to last year at this time. But it’s too early to tell just what this flu season will be like, according to officials. Officials with the Michigan Department of Community Health […]

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