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Update on the Sexual Assault in Gulliver

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downstate Battle Creek native who was rowing around the shore of Lake Michigan for charity has been sexually assaulted near Manistique. It happened early Sunday morning south of Gulliver.  Jennifer Gibbons would row by day and then pull her row boat up on shore or into […]

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Forum for Marquette County Probate Judge Candidates Tonight

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A forum featuring candidates for probate Judge of Marquette County is being held tonight in Marquette. The forum will run from 7 to 9 tonight at the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library and is being presented by the U.P. Children’s Coalition, The National Alliance […]

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Michigan State Police are Searching for the Suspect in a Sexual Assault Case

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the St.Ignace Post are searching for a suspect in the sexual assault of a Chicago woman reported on Sunday morning south of Gulliver along Lake Michigan in Schoolcraft County. Police believe the suspect traveled a significant distance to carry out the assault and are […]

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US-41 Construction in Marquette Will Now Be a Single Lane

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says a few changes are coming for a major road project in Marquette County. Beginning tomorrow, US-41 will be reduced to a single lane in each direction for reconstruction of US-41/M-28 between Marquette and Harvey. The current lane restriction is from the […]

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The DDA is Conducting an Evaluation of Marquette’s Downtown Parking

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will be conducting an analysis of parking issues in Downtown Marquette this week. The D-D-A has retained Nelson/Nygaard Parking Consultants of New York to conduct the comprehensive analysis for the Downtown District.  The project will evaluate the current parking system and develop […]

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Chocolay Township Police are Asking for Help Locating a Missing Woman

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Chocolay Township Police are looking for a missing 24-year-old woman She is identified as Tiffany Lauren Rushton and described as a white female, 5-foot-3 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds with hazel eyes and brown hair.  The last contact with Rushton was reported to be around 1 a.m. […]

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Marquette Woman Found Dead at Rock Fest in Wisconsin

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the death of a Marquette woman at last week’s Rock Fest music festival in Cadott, WI. The Chippewa County, WI Sheriff’s Department says 38-year-old Joann Helene Caldwell was found unresponsive in her camper by her husband last Thursday morning.  Paramedics on the […]

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Gwinn Man Charged for Hit and Run Accident on 4th of July

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man charged as the driver in a Fourth of July hit and run accident in Marquette that claimed the life of one person and injured another is scheduled to appear in court later today. 30-year-old Luke Eugene Huotari of Gwinn faces a preliminary hearing […]

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Cell Phone and Land Line Service Down in Schoolcraft County Today

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cellular phone service is down in Schoolcraft County this afternoon. Both cellular and land line service is also currently down in Inwood Township of Schoolcraft County.  Officials say county residents who need emergency services should call 9-1-1 on a land line until further notice. Affected residents in […]

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MARESA Receives Grant for Reading Programs in Marquette and Alger Counties

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency has received grant funding to assist in programs to develop reading skills in area youth. The MARESA AmeriCorps Program, “Get Ready Get Reading”, has received a $149,800 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service.  The grant will support twelve […]

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