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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Eagle Mine are holding another community forum tonight in Humboldt. The forum will update community members on the progress at the Eagle Mine in western Marquette County, which is on schedule to start production in late 2014. Attendees will be able to talk with […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township Officials are hosting a multi-jurisdictional public discussion tonight on current and future transportation needs of the region. Township Supervisor Dennis Liimatta says there are several current local issues under debate regarding routes for heavy truck traffic generated by various industries, that will impact not only […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A rate increase is on the way for customers of the Marquette Board of Light and Power. Following a 6-1 vote last night by the Marquette City Commission to approve a proposed increase by the BLP, customers will see the first phase of an overall 25% increase […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  The Marquette City Commission voted last night to delay a final decision on a controversial proposed city road ordinance. Commissioners said they are willing to put off a decision for 90 days as government and business stakeholders work to find and agreement that focuses on heavy truck […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News ) -  Marquette City Police say two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the recent death of a Marquette man. 19-year-old Jordan Beaudry and 17-year-old Christopher Garrow, both of Marquette, have been charged with concealing the death of an individual and failing to report the discovery of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Houghton could see a new city manager selected by early December and on the job in February. Mayor Bob Backon says a selection committee will begin its work soon to see who will replace longtime manager Scott MacInnes in the position. MacInnes announced his […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela has introduced a bill in a bipartisan package of legislation aimed at battling methamphetamine production in the state. The Marquette Democrat says it would create a stop-sale notice through the National Precursor Log Exchange for any individual with a felony drug […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Schools Board of Education has begun the search for a new superintendent. The board has started to gather input about desired personal qualities,characteristics and experiences of the successful candidate. This information will be used by the board to create a Candidate Profile which will guide […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Hancock man who has volunteered with the Houghton High School hockey team has plead not guilty to criminal sexual conduct charges. 30-year-old Brad Aldrich entered the plea yesterday in Houghton County Circuit Court.  Aldrich is charged with third and fourth degree CSC charges for alleged involvement […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Hundreds of students at Northern Michigan University have signed an online petition challenging a plan to change the slogan of the university. A petition launched by an NMU student at change.org is asking University President David Haynes and executive staff to reconsider a possible re-branding of NMU […]

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