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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates increased in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in June. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels advanced seasonally in most regions over the month. The Ann Arbor area had the state’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources is reporting a decline in revenues for the second-quarter of the year. Consolidated revenues of $1.5 billion decreased $91 million, or 6%, from the previous year. The lower revenues were driven by decrease in global iron ore pricing and an increase in cost of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – General Motors announced they made $1.2 billion for the second quarter of the year. In North America, their profit topped $2 billion but losses in Europe and other markets globally brought the overall profit down by 19 percent compared to the second quarter of last year. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela will host the Michigan House Democrats’ Education Task Force in Marquette next week. The task force will be holding its fifth meeting at 11 a.m. on Monday at Marquette City Hall at the City Commission Chambers. Lake Superior State University President […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette Fire Department will be participating in the annual “Fill the Boot” fundraising drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association this weekend. Firemen will be raising funds in various street intersections on today and tomorrow. These street intersections will be open to traffic and drivers […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One lane of M-28 a mile east of the U.S. 41/M-28 intersection in Harvey will be closed down on Monday. The closure will be in effect until October 18th for maintenance and painting of an overhead recreational-trail bridge. Traffic flow in both directions will be maintained on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a resurfacing project on US-41 in Marquette County on Monday. According to officials, the project will be resurfacing US-41 from the Marquette/Alger county line north to County Road 456. M-DOT says the project will require lane closures with traffic shifts […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the cause of a chemical spill in downtown Manistique, which was confirmed to be mercury. A suspicious liquid was found at a common entrance to a downtown business’s upstairs apartment. The building’s owner contacted police after an employee of the business had […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Delta County store clerk who assisted in the theft of money from the cash register at the business she was working at nearly a year ago has been sentenced to jail time. Annaelise Ambrose, 23, of Escanaba assisted in a larceny at the Grain N’ Grape […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The former director of an assisted living facility in Manistique convicted of embezzlement charges has been sentenced to one year behind bars. Jana Chaperon, 39, of Rapid River was arrested following an investigation into embezzlement involving Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. Chaperon was the director of the Woodland Meadows […]

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