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Marquette – UP Health System released the architectural renderings for the new Marquette hospital this morning, giving the public a preview of how the new facility should look upon completion. The drawings show an outside view of the planned design, with an image for summer, and another image showing the building in the winter. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating the death of a teenage girl. Officers were called to Preserve Drive just before 6:00 o’clock yesterday evening on a report of an unresponsive female. The 14-year-old girl was transported to UP Health System Marquette where she was later pronounced dead. Police […]

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday in Ishpeming Township. It happened around 5:15 p.m. on US-41 at North Lake Road when an eastbound semi-truck, driven by 35-year-old David Spooner of Iron Mountain, attempted to turn left onto North Lake Road. Deputies say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan Republican State Representative Ed McBroom says both fellow Representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat should resign. McBroom, of Vulcan, says the two have breached the public’s trust by their recent actions and he’s not sure how either could rebound from that. Courser admits he and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Gary Peters visited a Marquette brewery today to promote legislation he has cosponsored reducing excise taxes for small breweries. Peters toured the Blackrocks Brewery on West Washington Street and discussed the legislation which seeks to drop the tax rate per barrel from $7.00 to $3.50 […]

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St. Ignace, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver of a semi-truck involved in a seven-vehicle fatal accident Friday on the Mackinac Bridge is facing charges. The accident happened around 4:00 p.m. on the northbound lanes of I-75 just south of the bridge toll booths. State Police say a northbound semi failed to […]

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Skandia, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say one person was killed yesterday afternoon when their vehicle rear-ended an armored truck. The accident happened around 2:20 p.m. on US-41 at Dukes Road in Marquette County’s Skandia Township. Troopers say a northbound car driven by 66-year-old Donna Jaksic of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lundin Mining says quarterly earnings for the Eagle Mine in Marquette County have met the firm’s expectations. Over the current three-month period, the Eagle Mine generated operating earnings of $40.3 million. The company says Eagle Mine’s earnings were generally in-line with expectations, with nickel and copper production […]

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech in Houghton has entered into a community health partnership with the Portage Health Foundation. MTU President Glenn Mroz says the partnership combines the missions of both organizations as well as their existing strengths and financial resources to help improve health in the community. The partnership […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A series of streets in the City of Marquette will be closed down tomorrow for the annual Ore to Shore mountain bike race. Starting at 9 a.m. and continuing through 6 p.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard, and Powder Mill Road from County Road […]

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