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Schoolcraft County Construction Detours

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT is reminding motorists of changes to posted detours going into effect today on a road reconstruction project in Schoolcraft County. Detours have been posted for the project in Manistique resurfacing of M-94 from Fifth Street to Chippewa Avenue, with replacement of city water and sanitary sewer […]

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48 Year-Old Republic Township Man Arrested in Connection to Thefts

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Republic Township man in connection with the theft of several items of women’s clothing. The unidentified 48-year-old man, who is a registered sex offender, was arrested Friday evening after a search was conducted of his residence in Witch Lake. Deputies […]

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Shooting in Escanaba

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety is reporting an apparent shooting that occurred last evening in the city. Officers were called to an apartment complex on the north side of the city around 10:30 p.m. after a 9-1-1 call was made reporting the shooting.  A 20-year-old Escanaba man was found […]

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Two Vehicle Accident in Beaver Grove

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Chocolay Township Police responded to a weekend two-car traffic accident in Beaver Grove. The accident happened around 10:00 Saturday morning at the intersection of U.S. 41 and County Road 480 when a northbound vehicle, operated by Andra Bedard of Negaunee, was stopped at the intersection waiting to […]

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Wind Farm to be Developed in Delta County

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The company behind the Upper Peninsula’s first wind farm wants to build another. Heritage Sustainable Energy of Traverse City is developing a wind farm in Delta County on the Garden Peninsula.  Construction of the first turbine began late last year.  Heritage also wants to develop a wind […]

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Increased Unemployment Rates in Michigan

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates increased in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in June. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels rose in most regions last month as summer and seasonal hiring continued.  The Ann Arbor […]

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Dickinson, Gogebic, Iron, Menominee Counties Disaster Areas

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Four Upper Peninsula counties have been added to the list of counties considered disaster areas by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Dickinson, Gogebic, Iron and Menominee counties are included in the latest announcement from the USDA. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow says they’re considered contiguous disaster areas, with […]

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Rio Tinto Eagle Mine Can Continue Drilling

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A federal judge in Grand Rapids has rejected the Huron Mountain Club’s request for an injunction to immediately halt work at a new nickel and copper mine in Marquette County. U.S. District Judge Robert Holmes Bell issued his decision Wednesday after hearing arguments last month.  The club […]

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Road Closures for Marquette’s Blueberry Festival

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A series of streets are closed down today in Downtown Marquette for the annual Blueberry Festival. South Front Street from Spring Street to Washington Street and West Washington Street from Front Street to Third Street will be closed. Additionally, Main Street between Third Street and Front Street […]

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Recall on Older Ford Escapes and Mariners

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ford Motor Company is recalling nearly 485,000 older model Escapes and Mariners to fix sticking gas pedals that could cause a crash. The affected vehicles are from the 2001 through 2004 model years, equipped with V-6 engines and cruise control.  The Dearborn-based company says there is inadequate […]

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