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City Hydrant Flushing Underway In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette’s Water Department is starting fire hydrant flushing in portions of the city today. The system maintenance is being done east of Fourth Street and west of Lakeshore Boulevard and will run until August 31st. Residents who may experience discolored water at times should […]

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Gwinn Woman Arrested After High-Speed Chase

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman was arrested after a high-speed traffic chase and crash over the weekend. Authorities attempted to stop the vehicle for suspected drunk driving on McClellan Ave and US-41 in Marquette around 4:30 am Saturday. Police chased the suspect vehicle after it sped off northbound […]

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Road Projects Underway Near Skandia

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Skandia, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major road resurfacing project in Marquette County is getting underway today. The Michigan Department of Transportation is resurfacing 3.8 miles of US-41 from County Road 456 to M-94 near Skandia. The 1-point-4 million dollar project will require some lane closures under flag control. The resurfacing is […]

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Gwinn Man Arrested For Criminal Sexual Conduct

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been arrested on 2nd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct charges. 50-year-old Cory Steven Pierce of Gwinn was arrested on a felony warrant issued by the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office. The warrant was issued after a report of Pierce having inappropriate contact with a […]

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Marquette Fire Fighters Respond To Apartment Fire

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters responded to a structure fire overnight at 340 Whetstone Village Apartment #3. They were called out just after 2:30 this morning when the resident said flames were seen and the building was evacuated. Fire crews arriving on the scene found the fire had been […]

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UP Health System Names New Marquette CEO

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UP Health System has announced a new Chief Executive Officer for their Marquette Hospital. Market President James Bogan announced today that Brian Sinotte, has been appointed to serve as CEO for UP Health System–Marquette, effective August 15th. Sinotte comes to Marquette from Maria Parham Medical Center, a […]

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Alger County Man Guilty Of 1st Degree CSC

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Alger County man has been found guilty of six counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct following a bench trial. 39-year-old Matthew Jaqua of Chatham was found guilty on all counts of first degree C-S-C against a family member. The verdicts were handed down in Alger County Circuit […]

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Two Dead In Ishpeming Drug Related Case

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Police are investigating the death of two people whose bodies were found at a residence yesterday. Police were called out just before 1:30 pm to a home on the 400 block of North Maple Street on a report of an unresponsive man laying in the front […]

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Downstate Woman Hurt In U.P. Biking Accident

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Iron County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downstate woman was injured after she was hit by a vehicle yesterday while riding a bike in Iron County. 71-year-old Jane Little of Ypsilanti was injured around 9:30 a.m. central time. The Iron County Sheriff’s Office says Little was biking with her sister along M-69 […]

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Marquette Intersection Closed For Construction

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An intersection on a busy street in Marquette has been closed to through traffic. The City of Marquette says the intersection of Lincoln and College Avenues is closed for upgrades to the street and adjacent traffic signals. Businesses in the area are remaining open during the project […]

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