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Telephone Scams Hit Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are joining other law enforcement agencies around the U.P. warning residents of phone scams that are being reported around the region. The callers claim to be from the IRS demanding immediate payment for a tax bill and may use threats of arrest or deportation […]

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Candidate Forum Tonight In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum tonight giving voters a chance to hear from candidates for both the Marquette City Commission and the Board of Light and Power. The special event is being held at Marquette City Hall and will feature all candidates discussing […]

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State Police Investigate Dickinson County Traffic Crash

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are investigating a crash that injured one person on US-2 near M-95 and Pine Mountain Road in Breitung Township. Troopers say a 34-year-old Norway woman lost control of her vehicle on US-2 around 10 a.m. yesterday. Her vehicle left […]

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Marquette City Commission Approves Power Rate Hike

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has voted to approve the Board of Light & Power proposal to build a multimillion dollar energy center in the city and enact a corresponding 30 percent rate increase for customers. Following a lengthy public comment session, commissioners approved the plan by a […]

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Baraga Man Sentenced To Prison For Strangulation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Baraga man has been sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette on assault charges. 35-year-old Jacob Charles Maki was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 27 months in prison for assault by strangulation. In addition, Maki was sentenced to serve 3 years of supervised release following his […]

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ATC Using Drones To Inspect Power Lines

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Marinette County, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – American Transmission Company is conducting a pilot program this week using drones to inspect transmission lines in northeast Wisconsin. ATC has contracted a firm that will use a drone with a high definition camera to inspect portions of two 69,000-volt transmission lines near Beaver, WI and […]

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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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