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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools are working with the Michigan Association of School Boards to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for the District. The plan is intended to produce four or five priority goals to be reached over the next three to five years.  School officials say […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Senior Senator Carl Levin and Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois., co-chairs of the bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force are introducing legislation to authorize or reauthorize programs intended to protect the Great Lakes. Levin and Kirk plan to introduce legislation closely modeled on the Great Lakes […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – On this 11th anniversary of 9/11, a Twin Towers memorial will be dedicated tonight in Hermansville. It includes two pieces of the World Trade Center.  Organizer Bud Marsh says the pieces will be escorted to the site of the memorial by Patriot Guard Riders from throughout the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder is proposing sweeping changes to how Michigan’s largest health insurance provider is regulated. At a press conference today in Lansing, Snyder called on Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to become a nonprofit mutual insurance company that is regulated under the Michigan Insurance Code […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Today marks the 11th anniversary of terrorist attacks on the United States in New York, The Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. While the tragedy of that day still brings anger and sadness to many of us, it’s important to remember that Americans from all walks of life […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Police Department swore in two new special officers last night. At the regular meeting of the Marquette City Commission, Police officially swore in the department’s two new drug dogs, Frodo and Scud. The pair take over for Nero, the city’s previous narcotics dog, who […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is suing the Upper Peninsula Indian tribe that plans to build a new casino in downtown Lansing. In the complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District in Michigan, Schuette charges that the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan has cut K-12 education funding deeper than 28 other states, according to a new report from the Washington, D.C. based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The report shows that, since 2008, Michigan cut K-12 funding 8.8 percent or $542 per pupil, based on unadjusted numbers. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Good news for Michigan motorists this week. Gas prices are down eight cents a gallon. According to Triple A Michigan, the current statewide average is just below $3.97 per gallon, however that’s over nine cents more than at this time last year. Of the cities it surveys, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fatal Off Road Vehicle accident that happened over the weekend in Champion Township. The accident happened Saturday, Sept. 8, at 5:25 p.m. on the Clear Lake Access Road. Michael Argall, 51, of Ishpeming was riding a four-wheeler toward Clear […]

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