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Marquette City Commission Holds Regular Meeting Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight in Marquette. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the meeting’s agenda. Angeli said a key item on the agenda is a presentation from officials with Northern Michigan […]

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Ontonagon Man Arrested For Knife Assault

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office says a 25 year-old Ontonagon man was arrested last night following an assault with a knife. The man, who’s name has not been released, was arrested on charges of Felonious Assault, Resisting & Obstruction, Destruction of Property and a Probation Violation. The […]

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Boat Capsizes On Lake Michigan On Ogontz Bay

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Nahma, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Rescue authorities were called out to Ogontz Bay on Big Bay deNoc this morning after a boat carrying four duck hunters capsized. The boat overturned around 10:00 am, and three of the four hunters were able to make it to shore safely. The fourth boater held on […]

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Unemployment Drops Seasonally In Michigan

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in September declined in all of the state’s 17 major labor market areas. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget says seasonal job gains resulted in a state rate of 4-point-4 percent. That’s down from 4-point-9 percent in August and 4-point-6 percent […]

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Marquette Man Appointed To State Port Committee

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve on a state advisory committee dealing with lake port issues. Former Marquette City Manager and current Marquette County Board candidate Bill Vajda has been appointed to the Michigan Port Authority Advisory Committee. The nine-member board […]

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Cliffs 3rd Quarter Earnings Down For 2016

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources is reporting a loss in their third-quarter results for this year. The company recorded a net loss of $28 million this year compared to net income of $6 million recorded in the same quarter of last year. Cliffs reported consolidated revenues of $553 million […]

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Gwinn Woman Arrested For Embezzlement

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police say a Gwinn woman has been arrested on a felony charge of embezzlement. 44-year-old Tracy Marie Spruitenburg was arrested Monday on a warrant authorized by the Marquette County Prosecutor for Embezzlement by an Agent or Trustee of $1,000 or more but less than $20,000. […]

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UPAWS Launches Fundraising Campaign For New Facility

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter has launched their effort to raise funds for a new facility. The “Imagine the PAWSibilities” Campaign for an Animal Community Center hopes to raise $3.7 million to build a new facility in Sands Township, next to the county fairgrounds. UPAWS says […]

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Drug Take-Back Day A Success

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at Regional Dispatch in Negaunee Township say they collected 40 pounds of prescription medications last weekend. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day was held on Saturday. The effort provides a safe venue for disposing unwanted and expired meds with no questions asked. All 30 State […]

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Delta County Teen Injured In Rollover Crash

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a weekend rollover traffic accident in Escanaba. The Delta County Sheriff’s Department says a 16-year-old Gladstone male was driving on US-2 near the Buck Inn restaurant just after 2:00 a.m. yesterday when he fell asleep at the wheel. His vehicle went off […]

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