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Marquette County Courthouse Remains Closed

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County officials say the county courthouse has been closed for the day due to a power outage. According to a statement from County Administrator Scott Erbisch, the courthouse and annex buildings are closed because of an electrical transformer failure. The Sheriff’s Office and Jail are open […]

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Critical Need for Blood In Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the U.P. Regional Blood Center in Marquette say there is currently a serious shortage of several types of blood across the Upper Peninsula. The critical need is for O-positive and negative, A-positive and negative, B-negative, and AB-positive types of blood in all service areas of […]

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Houghton Co. State Campground Remains Closed

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR says the Emily Lake State Forest Campground in Houghton County will remain closed for the next few weeks as clean-up from recent severe thunderstorms continues. Officials say the campground will remain closed until site work is done, and some sites will remain closed until […]

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Snyder And Others Outline U.P. Energy Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder joined representatives from Cliffs Natural Resources and the WEC Energy Group yesterday in Marquette to comment on the recently-announced energy agreement between the companies and the state. The $255 million, 20-year plan calls for the building and operation of two new electricity generating power […]

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Downtown Marquette Streets Reopened

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is letting motorists know that a long-running street project in the downtown is wrapping up. Spring Street from Third Street to Fourth Street is again open to through traffic. Also, Fourth Street is open from Baraga Avenue to Washington Street. Drivers should use […]

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Governor Rick Snyder Discusses U.P. Issues During Great Lakes Radio Visit

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder joined News Director Walt Lindala for an exclusive interview this morning at the Great Lakes Radio studios during a stop in Marquette. Snyder discussed a series of topics of importance to Upper Michigan ranging from energy and infrastructure needs to the forest products […]

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UPPCO Closing Dead River Fishing Pier

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says it will be temporarily closing the Hoist Hydroelectric fishing pier on the Dead River in Marquette County at the end of this month. The closure is planned due to concrete work at the Hoist Powerhouse. The fishing pier will be closed […]

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Head-On Crash Injures Two Near Sagola

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Sagola Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured yesterday after a head-on collision in Dickinson County’s Sagola Township. State Police at Iron Mountain Post say it happened near the intersection of M-95 and M-69 around 4:00 p.m.,central time. A southbound vehicle on M-95, driven by 64-year-old Connie Cherubini of Sagola, […]

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12-Year-Old Girl Hurt In Iron County Accident

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Crystal Falls, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A 12-year-old girl was hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident on Tuesday evening in Iron County. Authorities say the girl was a passenger in a motor vehicle driven by a 15-year-old boy on private property at a residence on US-141 in Crystal Falls Township. The boy lost […]

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Casperson Supports Electricity Study

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker is supporting a call by Governor Rick Snyder to study benefits of better electrical connections between Michigan’s two peninsulas and Canada. Snyder has asked the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, or MISO, to study connecting the eastern U.P. to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and […]

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