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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) –Delegates from Marquette’s Sister City of Higashiomi, Japan are currently visiting Marquette through Wednesday, September 12. The Sister City program between Marquette and Japan has been running since 1979 welcoming delegates into our community to learn and be immersed in a new culture. The delegation will be spending […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preliminary reports indicate six people lost their lives in Michigan in six separate traffic crashes during the long Labor Day holiday weekend. Michigan State Police say final numbers are not yet known, but one of the six victims was known to have used restraints, and alcohol was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A reception was held last night by the mining firm Rio Tinto in Marquette to provide the local business community an update on progress on the Kennecott Eagle Mine in western Marquette County. Company officials say the mine is expected to begin production in early 2014 and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan residents can now purchase a new license plate to show their support for the U.S. Olympic Education Center at Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced the availability of the plate Wednesday. The redesigned plate features bolder USA lettering and the phrase […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Alger County man convicted for the death of his girlfriend by running her over was sentenced today in Alger County Circuit Court. 48-year-old Thomas Murdock of Munising, who was convicted in July on a series of charges related to the death of 44-year-old Lisa Hardwick of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle traffic accident yesterday morning just after 9:30 at the intersection of US-41 and M-95 in Humboldt Township. Troopers say a westbound Jeep, driven by 52-year-old Gary Smith of Spring Valley, IL turned south onto M-95 into the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man was arraigned on several drug charges yesterday following his arrest on Friday for driving under the influence of drugs. 29-year-old Matthew Querfeld of Michigamme was arrested and a search of his vehicle found evidence of a meth lab as well as a small […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette General Hospital is now officially part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, a joint venture of the Duke University Health System and LifePoint hospitals. The Hospital’s and Duke LifePoint’s Boards of Directors met Monday and finalized the sale of the hospital less than a week after the $483 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – On Sunday afternoon, police reported a single engine plane crash at the Luce County Airport. The plane was found fully engulfed in flames when troopers from the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post arrived around 2:15 p.m. The pilot, Dean Minett of Newberry, suffered burns to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  – On Saturday September 1, at approximately 2:45 a.m., officers of the Marquette City Police Department investigated a hit and run accident involving a motorist and a bicyclist. The bicyclist, a 22 year-old Marquette man, was traveling north bound on Fitch Ave. when struck by a tan colored […]

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