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Election Day Across Region

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Today is election day across the region in several communities. Voters will be deciding matters ranging from paring down candidates for the November election for open seats on various city councils and commissions to various ballot proposals, school and municipal millage requests. For communities that have elections […]

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Portage Health Hospital Joins LifePoint

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Portage Health Hospital in Hancock and LifePoint Hospitals have announced the signing of a definitive agreement to form a joint venture. The Portage Health Board recently signed the agreement, that includes $60 million in capital investments over the next 10 years. Under the agreement, Portage Health and […]

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Marquette County Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure Arraigned

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette man arrested last week for allegedly publicly exposing himself was arraigned this morning. 28-year-old Chase Walker Rowe has been charged with indecent exposure by a sexually delinquent person. Rowe appeared in Marquette County District Court for arraignment on the charge, which is a felony punishable […]

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Search Continues for Two Suspects in Armed Assault

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police in the Upper Peninsula are still looking for two suspects who posed as U.S. Marshalls and held two Baraga County residents at gunpoint demanding $10,000 ransom from family members, while threatening to shoot them. The victims were unharmed, but the suspects stole a handgun and […]

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Water System Disruptions in Ishpeming

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming Department of Public Works says due to unexpected delays last week, the water system disruptions for Division Street and Main Street are occurring today. The area impacted by this disruption is on Division Street from Pine Street to First Street and Main Street […]

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Phase Two of Construction in Marquette Underway

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In the City of Marquette, Altamont Street from Baraga Avenue to Rock Street is closed today to allow for the reconstruction of the street and underground utilities. This is the second phase of a three phase project, and is scheduled to be substantially complete by August 30. […]

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City of Negaunee Hosting Public Forum on Cable, Internet System

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Negaunee will be hosting a public forum tomorrow to gather public input in regards to the City’s Cable and Internet system. City officials say the session will be an opportunity for the public to give input to the City Council regarding the value of […]

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Gas Prices Up This Week

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists will find gas prices rose nearly 3 cents a gallon this week. Triple A Michigan says the current statewide average is $3.66 per gallon, but that’s 34 cents less than this same time last year. Among the cities it surveys, the Auto Club says the […]

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No Powerball Winners: Next Drawing Wednesday

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lottery officials say there were no jackpot winners in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. However, two tickets in Michigan matched five of the numbers to win $ 1 million each – one of the tickets was purchased at a CVS store in downstate Belleville. The winning numbers were 21, […]

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Cliffs To Switch Energy Providers

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has announced a plan to switch energy providers for their Marquette County mining operations from WE Energies and their Marquette-based Presque Isle Power Plant to Chicago-based Integrys, Inc. Reports say the plan was communicated to WE Energies late last month by Cliffs and the […]

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