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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An effort continued in the Michigan Legislature Thursday to hold the state’s first-ever modern day hunting season for gray wolves. Many hunters and residents of the Upper Peninsula say efforts to bring back the wolf population has been so successful, that it’s reducing the deer herd, resulted […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University is hosting prospective students on campus this weekend. Wildcat Weekend begins with check-in at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow at C.B. Hedgcock, and continues through 1 p.m., with optional activities the remainder of the day. More than 300 students and their families have registered for the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As county boards of canvassers convene today and tomorrow, the Gary McDowell Congressional campaign is calling for every vote in Michigan’s First District to be counted and certified. The race came down to a difference of 2,297 votes separating McDowell from incumbent Congressman Dan Benishek, which is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post arrested a 51-year-old Perkins man in connection with a felonious assault case involving a firearm. The incident occurred in Delta County’s Baldwin Township Tuesday evening. Troopers arrested the man near his home around noon yesterday.  He was armed at the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Despite Tuesday’s landslide loss for Proposal 2 that would have enshrined collective bargaining in Michigan’s constitution, labor leaders say there’s still strong support for collective bargaining in the state. The heads of the United Auto Workers, Michigan Education Association, American Federation of Teachers and other unions say […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Lottery has announced a winner of the KENO! jackpot is from Marquette County. The winner, who has requested not having his name officially released, is from Gwinn. According to a release from the Michigan Lottery, the man won the $250,000 jackpot on October 25th, but […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Democrat challenger Gary McDowell appears to not be ready to concede defeat to incumbent Republican Dan Benishek in the race for the 1st Congressional District. McDowell finished 2297 votes behind Benishek and in a statement released this afternoon, McDowell and his campaign team are working together to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested a 21-year-old man in Marquette last night for possession of meth lab materials. Detectives say the man was a suspected meth lab operator and under surveillance.  He was seen by authorities purchasing items used for the production of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a three-car accident that injured one person early this morning. The accident happened around 6:45 a.m. today at the intersection of Washington Street and McClellan Avenue when a westbound Chevy Malibu driven by a 48-year-old Marquette woman collided with a Chevy pickup […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR is letting residents know that the 2012 Deer Hunting Status and Prospects report is now available. The report provides information about resources and approaches for preparing for deer season each year, some background on deer in each region of the state and perceptions on […]

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