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Schools Closings For Friday, 2/21/14

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014   Brought to you by POMP’S TIRE 105 W Hampton Street Marquette, MI 49855 (906) 228-3876 The following schools are closed for 2/21/14: Republic-Michigamme NICE Community Schools Mid Peninsula Gogebic Community College – Copper Country Gogebic Community College – Ironwood Houghton-Keweenaw County Schools Calumet Laurium Keweenaw […]

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Yoopers Prepare For The Worst And Hope For The Best

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In the northern portion of the state, residents should be prepared for blizzard-like conditions as much of the U.P. is under a winter storm warning through Friday. Forecasts call for additional snow accumulation of up to 12 inches in some western snow belt locations and strong, sustained […]

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Governor Snyder And Others Prepare State For Severe Weather

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Governor Rick Snyder’s office and other State agencies are urging residents across Michigan to prepare for the possibility of a variety of severe weather conditions over the next 24-48 hours. In the Upper Peninsula, residents are bracing for a new round of dangerous blizzard conditions, and the […]

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One Killed In Luce County Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Luce County Sheriff’s Department is reporting a head-on collision involving two snowmobiles that claimed the life of one person and seriously injured another. Reports say 43-year-old Timothy Hearld of Larwill, Indiana was killed in the accident yesterday afternoon around 4:00 p.m. on Trail #9 in northern […]

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Delivery Man Robbed At Gunpoint In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery around 12:30 this morning at a residence in the 100 block of West Michigan Street. Officers arriving on the scene found a pizza delivery man had been robbed at gunpoint by a male suspect. The […]

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Casperson Bill Heads To Governor’s Desk

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The state Senate has unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Casperson to assist those who rebuild structures lost to acts of God or natural disasters. The bill clarifies state law to ensure that those who lose homes or buildings to natural disasters such as wildfires, tornadoes, […]

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Marquette Waterfront Safety Task Force Speaks At State Capitol

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -109th District State Representative John Kivela recently hosted three members from the Marquette Waterfront Safety Task Force at the Capitol. The task force members traveled to Lansing to give a presentation on the City of Marquette’s Waterfront Safety Plan to the House Tourism Committee. Kivela said the task […]

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Driver Arrested For OWI After Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after crashing his pickup truck into snow bank. Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the accident around 11 a.m. yesterday morning on County Road 581, just south of County Road CCE in Ely […]

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Baraga County Armed Robbery Suspects To Be Tried Together

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two suspects allegedly involved in an armed robbery in Baraga County last year will be tried in court together. A hearing in Baraga County Circuit Court this week has resulted in 21-year-old Donavan Waupoose of Stephenson going to trial with 27-year-old Bernard Fish of Shawano, Wisconsin. The […]

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Holmes Brothers Concert At NMU Postponed

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Holmes Brothers concert, scheduled for tonight (2/14/14)  at Northern Michigan University, has been postponed because weather issues on the East Coast have impacted flight schedules. Dan Truckey, director of the Northern Nights performance series, said details on a replacement date will be released as soon as […]

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