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MI House OK’s Kivela Soo Locks Measure

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A resolution by State Representative John Kivela supporting upgrades to the Soo Locks has been approved in Lansing. The measure supports a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study considered crucial to advancing construction of a second large lock at the locks in Sault Ste. Marie. Kivela says […]

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Riverside Marquette, Super One Foods & Great Lakes Radio Help Out Room At The Inn

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Last Friday, Super One Foods of Marquette, Riverside Marquette and Great Lakes Radio came together to help support the Room at the Inn Homeless Shelter in Marquette. People attending a special cookout could help out the cause by purchasing a brat, chips, and a pop for only $3.00 […]

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NMU Receives State Funds To Prevent Sexual Assaults

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University is one of over 20 state universities and community colleges that will receive funding from an effort designed to reduce on-campus sexual assaults. The schools will share $500,000 under the Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program. NMU will receive $30,000 for sexual assault prevention programs. […]

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Community Dark Store Forum Tonight In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A community forum on the dark store issue is being held tonight in Marquette. The forum is sponsored by the group Marquette County Citizens For Fair Share. It will feature several community and municipal representatives discussing the impacts of the dark store tax loophole being used by […]

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Cordell Pleads Guilty In Schoolcraft County Triple Homicide

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Manistique man has plead guilty to murder charges in connection with the death of three people in Schoolcraft County. 47-year-old Garry Cordell plead guilty today to two counts of first degree murder and one count of felony murder as part of a plea deal in the […]

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Dianda Blasts Road Funding Plan

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda says he voted against the road plan because it favors the wealthy and leaves working U.P. families having to pay more than their fair share. The Calumet Democrat says the plan to increase fuel taxes and registration fees is going to hit his […]

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Election Results For November 3, 2015

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Here are the results from Marquette, Alger, Schoolcraft & Delta Counties for the Tuesday, November 3, 2015. MARQUETTE COUNTY Marquette City Commission – 2 open seats Sara Cambensy 1077 Mike Plourde 731 Jason Zdunek 597 Meredith Lyons 368 Marquette Board of Light & Power – 2 open […]

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Election Day Is Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s election day in Michigan.  There are no statewide ballot issues, but local issues and races will be decided in many areas. In the City of Marquette, voters will be selecting two members of the City Commission as well as two members of the Board of Light […]

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U.P. Courthouse Lockdown Investigation Continues

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into an incident that resulted in the lockdown and evacuation of the Delta County Courthouse on Friday. According to the Delta County Prosecutor’s Office, authorities were notified of a social media post just before noon Friday that raised concerns for safety at the […]

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MI Senators Call For Soo Locks Upgrades

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group of state legislators is urging the federal government to make upgrades to the Soo Locks. Michigan senators, including Tom Casperson of Escanaba and Wayne Schmidt of Traverse City, say the locks are vital to the U.S economy and are in need of modernization. […]

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