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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill introduced by 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda honoring local veterans has been signed into law. The measure names a bridge in Ontonagon County as the Ontonagon County Veterans Memorial Bridge, Dianda says the bill received overwhelming support in both the state House and Senate. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan Michigan man has been to 20 years in prison in North Dakota for murder. 33-year-old Ryan Anderson of Iron River was charged with the stabbing death of Christopher King, also of Iron River, at a work camp near Tioga, North Dakota in 2013. Anderson […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Schoolcraft County responded to a two-vehicle accident last night on US-2 involving a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck. The accident happened shortly before 8:00 p.m. just west of M-77 when a semi stopped on US-2 near Gulliver to make a turn off of the highway […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Federal funds are coming to the Upper Great Lakes region to improve forest lands and wildlife habitat. $5 million has been allocated in the Federal Farm Bill to improve forest health on nearly 12,000 acres of nonindustrial forest land in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The effort seeks […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Six Michigan DNR division heads are rejecting a proposed land deal in the eastern U.P. that would be he largest public land sale in state history. The six sent the recommendation to the DNR Director opposing the the sale of more than 10,000 acres of public surface […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has vetoed a bill authored by State Senator Tom Casperson that could have restricted the Michigan DNR from effectively and sustainably managing forests. In issuing the veto, Snyder said the measure potentially put Michigan’s natural resources at risk. Casperson’s bill would have restricted the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northeast Wisconsin authorities are reporting a fatal fire last night at a Marinette County home. The fire was reported just before 11:30 p.m., central time, at a residence in Dunbar, Wisconsin. Responders found a trailer home filling with smoke and fire. A man and his two children […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Agreements have been announced eliminating a substantial utility rate payment for U.P. electric consumers. The plan protects U.P. ratepayers from system support payments for the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette and develops replacement electric generation in the U.P., avoiding a federal mandate to pay half a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  – Authorities in Delta County were able to get a missing skier back to safety over the weekend by using coordinates from the person’s cell phone. Sheriff’s deputies were called out to the Rapid River Cross Country Ski Trail Saturday evening on a report of a woman who […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Funeral services have been set for a well known member of the Northern Michigan University community who passed away last week. 65-year-old Paul Lang died on Friday evening following a brief illness. He most recently served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at NMU. Lang […]

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