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Lawsuit Filed Against NMU Newspaper Board Of Directors

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A lawsuit has been filed in federal court in Marquette by a Northern Michigan University faculty member and a student against five members of the Board of Directors of the university’s student newspaper. Professor of English Cheryl Reed and current North Wind newspaper managing editor Michael Williams […]

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UPHS-Marquette Names U.P. Cancer Center Director

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UP Health System-Marquette has named a Medical Director for their U.P. Cancer Center. Dr. Philip Lowry, M.D. comes to the U.P. from Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pennsylvania where he served as Chief Medical Director of Hematology and Oncology since 2010. Prior to that, Lowry was Medical Director […]

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Negaunee Man Appointed To Museum Board

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Negaunee man has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board. Justin Carlson joins the nine-member board that advises the D-N-R on policies, plans and programs concerning the Negaunee Township-based Michigan Iron Industry Museum. Carlson is owner of Superior Web Solutions […]

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Casperson Drone Bill Signed Into Law

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation co-sponsored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker that put restrictions on the use of drones in Michigan has been signed into law By Governor Rick Snyder. The legislation, co-sponsored by State Senators Tom Casperson of Escanaba and Phil Pavlov of St.Clair Township prohibits using drones for hunting […]

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Phone Scam Hits Munising

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Munising City officials say they have been notified of a phone scam hitting city water and sewer customers. The caller says they are from a collections agency working out of Powers, MI. The city says they do not use collections agencies for past due payments and advises […]

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Schoolcraft County Man Dies In ORV Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the St.Ignace Post say a Schoolcraft County man died in an off-road vehicle accident Monday evening. Troopers say 75-year-old William Pawley of Gulliver was injured when his ORV overturned around 8:00 p.m. on a private trail in Doyle Township. Pawley was not wearing a […]

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Manistique Twp House Fire Investigated

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The cause of a fire that destroyed a Manistique Township home yesterday afternoon remains under investigation. The fire at 6631 US-2 was called in just after 3:00 p.m. Firefighters arriving on the scene found the two story home fully engulfed in flames. Reports say a Manistique Public […]

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Marquette City Officials Deny FOIA Request

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette City Commission denied a Freedom of Information Act request last night that was filed by a Marquette resident. Commissioners rejected the request by Michael Neiger for all of the emails made in the month of December 2013 by City Manager Bill Vajda. The Commission said […]

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Gwinn Schools To Re-open Gilbert Elementary

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education voted last night to reopen Gilbert Elementary School. The board also decided to place a sinking fund ballot proposal to pay for the refurbishing of the building before voters in August. The board also formally voted to hire current […]

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City Of Ishpeming Cancels “Let Run” Orders

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming is asking all businesses and residences to end their water “let runs” as of today. Customers will also see this notice with their monthly utility bills. If you have any questions regarding let run billing, please contact the City Utility Billing Clerk.

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