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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources is looking into getting out of mining operations in Eastern Canada. Company officials say exiting the iron ore operations may result in the shut down of their Bloom Lake Mine in Quebec. To make Bloom Lake viable, Cliffs says expansion of the mine would […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – ACTIVE Physical Therapy is partnering with an area gym to offer up increased options related to formal exercise regimens and physical therapy. ACTIVE Physical Therapy General Manager Dave Aro chatted with Mike Plourde today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike about the planned partnership  with […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters responded to a house fire last night in South Marquette. The call came in just after 6:00 p.m. of a report of smoke coming from a residence at 300 Altamont Street. Upon arrival firefighters found smoke coming from two sides of the structure. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan lawmakers have introduced legislation requiring additional oversight by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, allowing the agency to stop a pending $100 million annual electric rate increase for U.P. consumers. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressmen Dan Benishek and Gary Peters introduced legislation following a recent decision […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lake Effect Snow and high winds have created some poor weather conditions in the U.P. this morning.  The following schools are closed today, 11/18/2014: AuTrain-Onota Schools Munising Schools Munising Baptist School Superior Central Schools Burt Township Schools Ontonagon Schools Bessemer Schools Ewen-Trout Creek Schools & Ewen Headstart […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies and Ishpeming Police responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident this weekend in Ely Township. The accident happened just before 8:00 p.m. Saturday on County Road 581 near County Road CD. Deputies say a northbound 2003 Chevy Tahoe, driven by a 42-year-old Negaunee man, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Heavy lake effect snow showers are expanding across the U.P. today and will continue into tomorrow. The National Weather Service says the lake effect snow will fall over mainly the northern half of Upper Michigan along the Lake Superior shoreline. Northwest winds will also be gusting up […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has a bill in a bipartisan legislative package addressing Michigan’s energy future. The Calumet Democrat joined Republicans Rob VerHeulen of Walker and Wayne Schmidt of Traverse City. One bill increases Michigan’s energy independence by relaxing regulations on customer energy generation while […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has intervened in two cases before the Michigan Public Service Commission to challenge requests for rate increases by two electric utility companies serving the U.P. The Wisconsin Public Service Corporation filed a request last month seeking to increase its electric rates to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda and state Senator Tom Casperson say they are in support of a proposed community art park in Ironwood. The city of Ironwood, the Downtown Ironwood Development Authority, Downtown Art Place and the Ironwood Theater have developed a plan for the Art […]

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