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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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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says there has been a slight increase in the number of deer license sales this year. The DNR says that overall deer license sales were about 2 percent higher entering this season than at the same time in 2011. Nearly 640,000 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources Incorporated has announced plans to curtail production next year at the Empire Mine in Marquette County. The curtailment, which is scheduled to begin early in the second quarter of 2013, is part of an overall plan by the company to match iron ore production […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three men are awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to trespassing and drunk and disorderly charges in connection with a recent incident on the north breakwall in the City of Marquette.  24-year-old John Pires of Mukwanago, Wisconsin, 24-year-old Ryan Doyle of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and 23-year-old Joseph Stieber of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a breaking and entering Sunday night at a Palmer business. The incident was reported around 10:40 p.m. at Fran’s Service Station when the owner was returning home and saw two men coming out of a basement window of the business […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a single-vehicle traffic accident north of Grimes Road on M-35 in Negaunee Township Sunday morning. Troopers say the driver of a southbound car lost control on the icy roadway just after 7 a.m., left the roadway and hit a […]

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