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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Great Lakes Radio – Phone service for about 1500 residents and businesses in Ishpeming went down today after a cable was accidentally cut at a construction site. The accidental cutting happened when a crew was working in an area in front of Lofaro’s Food Market in Ishpeming. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Great Lakes Radio – A Marquette County woman will spend 120 days in jail for the theft of a wallet from a customer at a Marquette nightclub. Tricia Savard, 33, of Negaunee was sentenced today in Marquette County Circuit Court after recently pleading guilty to larceny in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Representative Dan Benishek has joined two Congressional colleagues from Michigan introducing legislation aiding the dredging of Great Lakes commercial harbors. Benishek and Representatives Bill Huizenga and Candice Miller have introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act of 2013.  It uses funds from the Harbor Maintenance […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a 9-bill package encouraging private forest land owners in Michigan to enter into the state’s Qualified Forest Program. Included in the legislation were bills authored by U.P. lawmakers Senator Tom Casperson and Representative Ed McBroom.  The program provides property tax […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the case of a father and son from the eastern U.P. charged with conducting a crime spree and drug operation.  Victor McMillan and his 21-year-old son Joshua were arrested earlier this week at a house on South Lake Road near Trout Lake. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education has selected an interim Superintendent for the district. The Board has selected William Saunders, the current Principal at the Bothwell Middle School, to the post. The vote was unanimous last night, and Saunders will begin his new assignment on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming City Police are looking for the public’s help as they search for a stolen vehicle. Police say the vehicle, a tan 1996 Ford Explorer SUV, was stolen from the 100 Block of East Bank Street Tuesday night around 11 p.m. The vehicle has a license plate […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation has announced plans for a $2 million roundabout in Ishpeming. The roundabout will be constructed at the intersection of US-41 and 2nd Street. M-DOT officials say that particular area has had 71 traffic crashes including two fatal accidents and the roundabout is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Eastern Upper Michigan man has been sentenced for assault of a Federal Officer. 51-year-old Lorne Lyons of Brimley, a member of the Bay Mills Indian Community, was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for the assault. Lyons was also ordered to two years of supervised […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It would become more expensive to get some hunting and fishing licenses in Michigan, under legislation passed yesterday by the state House. Under the legislation, the cost of a typical deer hunting license would increase from $15 to $30 and the annual restricted fishing license, which costs […]

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