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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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Teen Injured In Escanaba Accident

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety says a 14-year-old boy was injured yesterday evening when he was hit by a passing car as he was hiding in a large leaf pile. The accident happened around 5:45 p.m. on the 400 block of 2nd Avenue South. Reports say a 16-year-old boy […]

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Marquette County Sex Offender Sweep Complete

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have identified 10 registered sex offenders in Marquette County who failed to comply with the state’s address reporting law. State Police, along with the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, Marquette, Negaunee, Ishpeming, Chocolay and Forsyth Township Police Departments and NMU Public Safety just concluded a two month […]

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Cordell Bound Over In Schoolcraft County Murder Case

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Manistique man accused of murdering three people in Schoolcraft County has been bound over to Circuit Court. 47-year-old Garry Cordell is charged with murdering Jody Hutchinson, Carrie Nelson and Heather Aldrich whose bodies were found in a burned out vehicle in April in Doyle Township. Cordell […]

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