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Marquette City Commission Approves Power Rate Hike

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has voted to approve the Board of Light & Power proposal to build a multimillion dollar energy center in the city and enact a corresponding 30 percent rate increase for customers. Following a lengthy public comment session, commissioners approved the plan by a […]

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Baraga Man Sentenced To Prison For Strangulation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Baraga man has been sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette on assault charges. 35-year-old Jacob Charles Maki was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 27 months in prison for assault by strangulation. In addition, Maki was sentenced to serve 3 years of supervised release following his […]

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ATC Using Drones To Inspect Power Lines

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Marinette County, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – American Transmission Company is conducting a pilot program this week using drones to inspect transmission lines in northeast Wisconsin. ATC has contracted a firm that will use a drone with a high definition camera to inspect portions of two 69,000-volt transmission lines near Beaver, WI and […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be taking up a controversial rate increase proposal from the Marquette Board of Light & Power tonight. The Commission will be taking action on a BLP proposal to build a multi-million dollar energy center in the city that will raise rates for […]

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Rep. Kivela Criticizes $1.2 Billion House Road Funding Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is criticizing a road funding plan approved by the State House this week. The Marquette Democrat says the $1.2 billion plan is not a good one and is not a sustainable solution to the road problems in the state. The plan […]

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Superior Health Foundation Awards Large Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Health Foundation awarded more than $275,000 in health-centered large grant funding at its Fall Grants Awards Celebration last night. The Marquette-based foundation gave out more than $54,000 in large grants along with $221,000 in funding to improve the mental health for people in the Upper […]

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Marquette Car-Pedestrian Accident Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say one person was injured in a car-pedestrian accident this morning. The accident was reported just before 8:00 o’clock at the intersection of Fair and Norway avenues near the NMU campus. Police say a vehicle that was southbound on Norway turned left onto Fair […]

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Marquette Board Of Light & Power Greenlights $65M Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Board of Light and Power has taken the next step in building a new energy center. At a special meeting last night, the BLP voted to move forward with the plan for the construction of the $65 million project. The plan has been somewhat controversial […]

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DLP Hospital Construction Forum Tonight In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System-Marquette are holding a public forum tonight on construction of the new hospital in the city. The forum will give members of the public a chance to find out more about the construction plans from hospital representatives. A question and answer session is […]

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Two-Vehicle Accident In Marquette County

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Harvey, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Marquette County responded to a two vehicle accident in Chocolay Township last night. It happened just before 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and M-28 in Harvey. A westbound Ford Explorer on M-28 pulled into the path of a southbound Pontiac Vibe traveling on […]

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