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Mich Highway System Rated 30th in Nation

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new study says Michigan’s state highway system is 30th in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency. The latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation, found the state improved from it’s ranking of 35th in the previous report. Michigan ranks 9th in fatality rate, 21st […]

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Bill to Benefit Great Lakes Harbors Goes to Senate

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A spending bill addressing harbor maintenance at Great Lakes harbors has passed a key committee hurdle in Washington, D.C. The energy and water appropriations bill was approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee and sent to the full Senate for consideration. The measure includes $140 million more in […]

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Mich Gas Prices Down Thru Holiday

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The price of gas in Michigan continues it’s decline. According to AAA, the nearly 1.4 million Michigan motorists traveling on vacation 50 miles or more from home this July 4th holiday will find the state’s average gas price down 19.7 cents this week, and down 80 cents […]

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Independence Day Weekend Will See Statewide Drunk-Driving Crackdown

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Drunk drivers will be red, white and busted this Fourth of July because law enforcement officers from 156 agencies in 26 Michigan counties started putting extra officers out on the road yesterday as part of a statewide drunk driving crackdown. The one-week “Drive Sober or Get Pulled […]

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Tug Boat Carrying Diesel Fuel Sinks Near Sault St. Marie

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Coast Guard is reporting the sinking of a tug boat yesterday near Sault Ste. Marie. Reports say the tug boat, Hammond Bay, was carrying 200 gallons of diesel fuel and 15 gallons of oil when it sank in the St. Mary’s River. The tug was […]

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Iron Mountain Car Accident Injures 2

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A two-vehicle accident in Iron Mountain injured two people yesterday afternoon. Authorities say the accident happened just after 2 p.m Central Time on US-2 near Ridgeview Drive when vehicle driven by a 53-year-old Norway woman pulled out of a private road onto US-2 and was broadsided by […]

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Constuction on US-2 Begins Today

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a major highway resurfacing project today in the south eastern U.P. M-DOT is resurfacing 9.8 miles of US-2 from east of Gulliver to east of the M-77 intersection. Officials say this work will require lane closures under flag control, and […]

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Charges to Follow in Stabbing Incident in West Branch Township

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post investigated a stabbing incident on Saturday morning. Troopers arrested a woman after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend at a residence in West Branch Township.  The incident was reported around 11:15 Saturday morning, after a man called 9-1-1 saying he had been […]

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Man Hospitalized After Car-Pedestrian Accident in Downtown Marquette

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say the investigation is continuing into a car-pedestrian accident that happened in South Marquette late Friday night. A 51-year-old Marquette man was hospitalized after being hit by a car just before 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of South Front Street and Genesee Street. Police […]

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Iron Mountain Business Destroyed in Fire

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Iron Mountain say a business was completely destroyed in a weekend fire. The fire was called in just after midnight Central Time Sunday at Dave’s Auto Sales & Services on South Stephenson Avenue. Firefighters with the Iron Mountain Fire Department were on the scene for […]

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