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Jury Deliberations Underway In Zintman Murder Trial

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The jury now has the case after closing arguments were heard today in the trial of a Forsyth Township man charged in the death of his girlfriend. The prosecution and defense rested their cases yesterday in Marquette County Circuit Court in the trial of 46-year-old Steven Zintman […]

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USW And Cliffs Extend Current Contract For 30 Days

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A contract extension has been agreed to by the United Steelworkers Union and Cliffs Natural Resources to allow for continued negotiations for a new contract. The agreement extends the terms of the current contract by 30 days as the talks between the two groups move ahead. The […]

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New Marquette Township Supervisor Sworn In

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township officially has a new Supervisor. Township officials swore in Lyn Durant today as the new Township Supervisor. Durant takes over for former Supervisor Dennis Liimatta who stepped down recently to become the Township Supervisor in downstate Grand Blanc. Durant has served on the Marquette […]

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Investigation Continues Into Two-Vehicle Accident

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday morning in Negaunee Township. The accident happened just before 9:00 a.m. on US-41 near Pond Road. Troopers say a westbound 2006 Chevy Malibu, driven by 38-year-old Peter Comment of Marquette, left the roadway, crossed […]

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MSP: Fugitive Died Of Self-Inflicted Wounds In U.P.

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Sault Ste. Marie – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post have released an update of their investigation into the case of a Virginia man who was found dead in a cabin on Drummond Island in Chippewa County last week. Troopers say autopsy results show that 38-year-old Aaron Furness […]

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State Police Report Two-Car Crash In Negaunee Township

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle accident this morning in Negaunee Township. Reports say the accident happened just before 9:00 a.m. on US-41 near the Kassel’s Korner gas station when a westbound car crossed the median and struck an oncoming eastbound vehicle. […]

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Man Arrested For Fiery Copper Country Crash

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downstate man is expected to be arraigned tomorrow following a fiery weekend crash at a Hancock gas station. Reports says a Honda Civic, driven by the unidentified 18-year-old from Baldwin Park, struck a Ford F-150 pickup just before midnight on Saturday at the Holiday gas station […]

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Marquette Commission Approves Clark Park Acquisition

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has passed a trio of motions allowing for the development a park in north Marquette. At their regular meeting last night, Commissioners approved agreements for the purchase, development and conservation easements for a parcel of land north from Hawley Street to the Dead […]

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Western MQT Co. Health Foundation Awards Money

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Western Marquette County Health Foundation recently awarded $60,000 in grant monies to four Western Marquette County School Districts and the Upper Peninsula Diabetes Outreach Network. Ishpeming, Negaunee, NICE Community Schools, and the Republic/Michigamme School District each received $12,500. UPDON received $10,000 as part of a matching […]

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MQT Food CO-OP Wins Statewide Energy Honor

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette business has been recognized by Governor Rick Snyder for it’s energy efficiency. The Marquette Food Co-op won the first annual Governor’s Energy Excellence Award for Best Commercial Project for the construction of their new store 502 W. Washington Street. The Co-op uses mostly LED lighting […]

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