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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual Northern Michigan University Homecoming parade is being held this evening in Marquette. The parade will be held on Third Street starting at 5:30 p.m. The following street closures will go into effect for the parade:  Pine Street from Lakeshore to Third, Fair street from Pine […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The downstate man convicted of robbery of a bank in Chocolay Township last year has been sentenced in Federal Court. 30-year-old Justin Dee McLean was sentenced this morning to over eight years in prison for robbing the Northern Michigan Bank & Trust in October of 2011. McLean […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate increased by four-tenths of a percentage point in August to 9.4 percent, the fourth consecutive monthly increase. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment declined by 18,000 last month, as the total number of unemployed rose by 16,000 resulting […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – For a fourth consecutive year Northern Michigan University has been named a military-friendly school. The 2013 list by Victory Media honors the top 15 percent of higher learning institutions that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as successful students. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This year’s final Adopt-A-Highway litter pickup begins this Saturday and runs through Sept. 30. Motorists should be on the lookout for volunteers wearing bright yellow-green safety vests in the highway right of way. There are three scheduled pickups a year in the Michigan Department of Transportation Adopt-A-Highway […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A 28-year-old Marquette man will stand trial for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy. Axel Acevedo is charged with first and second degree criminal sexual conduct and accosting a child for immoral purposes. The investigation began when the Marquette Police learned that Acevedo was a sex offender who […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech is picking up several boulders at three sites in Marquette County tomorrow. On Friday, they will be installed in the new Mining Boulder Garden, which will be located near the large boulder garden in the center of campus. The first boulder pickup will be at […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Dickinson County Road Commission will receive more than $2 million to bring the Lake Antoine Road back to all-season traffic status as part of an economic development project for Iron Mountain. Total cost for the six-part project on the route between US-2 near Quinnesec and US-2/US-141 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Negaunee are reporting a single-vehicle traffic accident last night on US-41 in front of the Super One Foods store that injured one person. The accident happened just after 10 p.m. when a car struck a light pole along US-41 head-on.  The driver of the car, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has voted to support the planned construction of County Road 595 in Western Marquette County. The DEQ says the Marquette County Road Commission has made significant improvements to their plan to minimize the project’s environmental impact. The DEQ says they feel […]

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