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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Roughly 800 people turned out Saturday morning, as organizers of FinnFest USA 2013 in Houghton County attempted to set a new world record for the most people engaging in Nordic walking at the same time. Unfortunately, that was more than 200 short of the number needed. The […]

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Rio Tinto and Lundin Mining Corporation are hosting the latest in a series of community updates tonight for people to learn more about the recent sale of the Eagle Mine. This evening’s session will be at the Holiday Inn in Marquette and will give community members a chance to have an open discussion about the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Attorney General Bill Schuette says the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear arguments this fall regarding his appeal of a ruling by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals that halted Michigan’s legal challenge to the Bay Mills Indian Community’s casino in Northern Michigan. Schuette says ruling […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Bell Hospital Board of Directors has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by LifePoint Hospitals. In a statement released this morning, Dr. Robert DellAngelo, Chair of the Bell Hospital board, said due diligence conducted since March confirmed a tremendous benefit this acquisition can offer Bell’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate has adjourned for its summer break without approving an expansion of Medicaid. The proposal is in connection with the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.” Democrats blasted majority Republicans for refusing to take up the bill, which has already been approved by the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says a recovered sum of cash found in Marquette Township has been returned to it’s rightful owner. According to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office, the owner properly identified the amount of cash as well as the envelope it was in and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Fire Fighters Association will be conducting a county-wide fire training exercise tomorrow at the former KI Sawyer Air Base. The Marquette County Land Bank Authority owns 15 vacant residential buildings that are scheduled to be demolished this summer and has made them available for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fewer Michiganders plan to travel over the Fourth of July holiday period, compared to last year, according to a new survey from “Triple-A Michigan.” A new auto club survey projects nearly 1.4 million Michigan residents will travel at least 50 miles or more from home between Wednesday, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a single-vehicle accident yesterday in Alger County that claimed the life of one man. Troopers from the Munising Detachment of the Negaunee State Police Post say the accident happened yesterday afternoon on H-13 near the Coalwood Grade when a southbound 2003 Dodge […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan man has been sentenced to federal prison on child pornography charges. 45-year-old Shane Hanley of Norway was sentenced to 15 and a half years in federal prison for possession of child pornography. Hanley was also ordered to twenty years of supervised release following his […]

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