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Names Release in Three-Vehicle Accident in Marquette

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the people involved in a three car accident yesterday afternoon in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 1:15 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 41 and County Road HIA when a 2008 GMC Acadia, driven by 86-year-old Lester […]

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Three Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –State Police at the Negaunee Post say three people were injured in a multiple vehicle accident in Ishpeming Township last night. The accident happened just after 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 41 and North Lake Drive. Troopers say a black Pontiac traveling on US 41 failed […]

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Cliffs Natural Resources And Rio Tinto Announce Community Agreement

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources and the Rio Tinto Eagle Mine have entered into a two-part agreement that features a new multi-million dollar fund created to assist community-focused projects in Marquette County and improved rail line mine and mill access for the companies. The Cliffs/Rio Tinto Marquette County Community […]

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Powerball Jackpot Record

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Powerball jackpot has topped half-a-billion dollars. No one won Wednesday night’s grand prize so the jackpot moves to an estimated record of at least $550 million. Lottery officials say one ticket worth $1 million was sold in Michigan. That ticket was purchased at Goldsworthy’s Inc. in Blanchard, […]

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Street Closure in Ishpeming

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The City of Ishpeming has announced that Hematite Drive will be closed between Lake Street and Main Street in Ishpeming beginning tomorrow. The closure is for construction of the Negaunee Sewer Transmission Main. The closure is expected to last up to six weeks due to bedrock removal prior […]

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Snyder Signs Bill Allowing Schools to Extend Length of Days Instead of Adding Days for Closures

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation allowing school districts that have exceeded their allotted six days of school closure to extend the length of remaining school days instead of adding days to the year in order to meet the required minimum hours of instruction. The State School Aid […]

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Channing Man Arrested, Over $120k in Marijuana Seized

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are reporting the seizure of over $120,000 worth of marijuana at a residence in Dickinson County. Authorities also arrested a suspect at the residence in Channing yesterday afternoon. Troopers went to the scene to contact the person on a parole violation, […]

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Third Month Michigan’s Unemployment Rate Drops

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan’s unemployment rate edged down in April by one-tenth of a percentage point to 8.4 percent. It was the third consecutive monthly decline in the state’s jobless rate, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. The Michigan jobless rate last month was seven-tenths of a […]

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Levin, Stabenow’s Harbor Dredging Provisions Pass in Senate

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow are praising Senate passage in Washington, D.C. of the Water Resources Development Act including important provisions they fought for to reduce the backlog of harbor dredging projects in the Great Lakes. Provisions in the legislation include increasing authorized spending for harbor […]

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$700 Million in Surplus Revenues for MI

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Some good news for Michigan’s revenue picture. The state will have almost $700 million in unanticipated revenues to operate with as lawmakers finalize the 2013-2014 budget. That, according to state officials and top economists, is on the heels of Wednesday’s revenue estimating conference at the State Capitol. The […]

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