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Hotel Planned For Perkins Location In Marquette Twp

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new hotel will be built in the location of a restaurant in Marquette Township that is closing it’s doors this weekend. My Place Hotels will be building a four-story, 63-room Economy Extended Stay Hotel on the current site of the Perkins Restaurant. Company officials say […]

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Dianda Blasts MI Unemployment Insurance Agency

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says the results of an audit of the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency are appalling and that the agency must be held accountable. The audit by the Michigan Auditor General’s office found nearly 90 percent of calls from unemployed residents went unanswered. […]

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Meth Dump Sites Found In Delta County

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team responded to a pair of meth dump sites this week in Delta County. The first location on North 17th Street near the Gladstone ski area was found by a pedestrian on Wednesday. UPSET detectives removed seven buckets of hazardous […]

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Former Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda Running For Marquette County Board

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda is running for the Marquette County Board of Commissioners. Vajda joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about his candidacy to represent District Three as an Independent. He said he is running as a non-partisan candidate […]

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Sara Cambensy Discusses Run For State House

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Current Marquette City Commissioner Sara Cambensy recently announced her run for the 109th District State House seat held by former Marquette Mayor John Kivela. Cambensy joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to explain why she is entered the race and addressed the key […]

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UP Health System Seeks Input On Hospital Building Re-Use

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System are hosting a public forum next month to discuss the repurposing of their current Marquette facility. The public forum is set for Monday, May 2nd at 7:00 p.m. at the UPHS-Marquette Conference Center at the hospital. UP Health System regional President Jim […]

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Two Marquette Men Arrested For Assault

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Marquette men have been arrested and charged in an assault incident at a local business earlier this year. Marquette City Police arrested 24-year-old Leon Hall and 21-year-old David Hunter on one count each of Aggravated Assault. The arrests are connected to an assault complaint on January […]

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Ishpeming Roundabout Construction Starts Monday

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is staring work on a roundabout project in the City of Ishpeming on Monday. M-DOT is building a roundabout at the intersection of US-41/M-28 and Second Street in Ishpeming and the city will also be constructing a roundabout connecting Second and Third […]

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Kivela Praises Dark Store House Bill

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is praising a bill introduced in the House on the Dark Store issue. The bill was put forth by Republican Representative David Maturen of downstate Vicksburg. It requires the Michigan Tax Tribunal make its own independent determination on a property’s highest […]

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Former Marquette City Manager Vajda Running For County Board

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda has announced he is running for the Marquette County Board. In a statement released yesterday, Vajda said he is running to represent District Three as an Independent. He said he is running as a non-partisan candidate because the focus must remain […]

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