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Marquette Board Of Light & Power Greenlights $65M Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Board of Light and Power has taken the next step in building a new energy center. At a special meeting last night, the BLP voted to move forward with the plan for the construction of the $65 million project. The plan has been somewhat controversial […]

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DLP Hospital Construction Forum Tonight In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System-Marquette are holding a public forum tonight on construction of the new hospital in the city. The forum will give members of the public a chance to find out more about the construction plans from hospital representatives. A question and answer session is […]

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Two-Vehicle Accident In Marquette County

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Harvey, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Marquette County responded to a two vehicle accident in Chocolay Township last night. It happened just before 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and M-28 in Harvey. A westbound Ford Explorer on M-28 pulled into the path of a southbound Pontiac Vibe traveling on […]

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Teen Injured In Escanaba Accident

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety says a 14-year-old boy was injured yesterday evening when he was hit by a passing car as he was hiding in a large leaf pile. The accident happened around 5:45 p.m. on the 400 block of 2nd Avenue South. Reports say a 16-year-old boy […]

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Marquette County Sex Offender Sweep Complete

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have identified 10 registered sex offenders in Marquette County who failed to comply with the state’s address reporting law. State Police, along with the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, Marquette, Negaunee, Ishpeming, Chocolay and Forsyth Township Police Departments and NMU Public Safety just concluded a two month […]

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Cordell Bound Over In Schoolcraft County Murder Case

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Manistique man accused of murdering three people in Schoolcraft County has been bound over to Circuit Court. 47-year-old Garry Cordell is charged with murdering Jody Hutchinson, Carrie Nelson and Heather Aldrich whose bodies were found in a burned out vehicle in April in Doyle Township. Cordell […]

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Marquette Streets Closed For Construction

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette says the 200 block of Front Street between Main Street and Spring Street will be closed to traffic today and tomorrow and also may possibly be closed on Thursday depending on weather and construction progress. The following streets will be closed to through […]

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Ishpeming City Council To Hold Special Meeting

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council has a special meeting tomorrow morning. The meeting will feature several items, including a budget workshop, a discussion of the city manager’s performance review process and and agreement to demolish the old steam plant. The session is being held at the Carnegie Library […]

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MI State Superintendent To Tour Marquette Schools

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Education State Superintendent is visiting the Marquette Area Public Schools tomorrow. Brian Whiston will take a tour of the district and sit in on classes and visit with students and teachers. Whiston says the visit will highlight best practices and celebrate great things […]

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Weekend U.P. Accident Injures Two

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Germfask Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident just after 3:00 p.m. yesterday in Schoolcraft County’s Germfask Township. Troopers say a 2008 Dodge Nitro, driven by 34-year-old Stephen Powers of Mackinaw City was southbound on M-77 near Robinson Road and slowed down to avoid hitting a dog. […]

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