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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Peninsula Bank held  a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Marquette branch office Thursday afternoon in Marquette. The building site is located on the northeast corner of the McClellan and Baraga Avenue intersection. Peninsula Bank plans to move its Front Street office from the iEconomy Building into the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Additional sexual conduct charges have been filed against the former principal of Munising Baptist School. 35-year-old Benjamin David Franklin II appeared in Alger County District Court in Munising today for a preliminary hearing in connection with his arrest in March on one count of criminal sexual conduct […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie post have released the name of the victim in a single-vehicle traffic accident Tuesday. Troopers say 44-year-old Cindy Sawyer-Bonenfant was killed in the crash that happened in the late evening hours Tuesday on M-28 in Chippewa County’s Chippewa Township. No other […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The City of Marquette Department of Public Works says due to a water main break during the East Washington Street Reconstruction Project today, some area residents may experience air and discoloration in their water. Taps may need to be run to let out any air and to flush […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The consolidation of Democratic support behind former U.S. Representative Mark Schauer as the unannounced but likely Democratic nominee for governor continues with State Board of Education President John Austin announcing his backing for Schauer. Austin, who had considered running himself, says the time is right for Schauer adding […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Rio Tinto is hosting the latest in a series of community forums tonight on the Eagle Mine project. The public forums are set up in several locations in throughout Marquette and Baraga counties for attendees to learn more about the status of Eagle Mine, participate in it’s Community […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law legislation authorizing the state Natural Resources Commission to designate game species in Michigan. The bill gives the commission the responsibility to establish managed open season hunts for wild game and authority to regulate the taking of fish. It exempts the taking […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The group hoping to overturn the state’s wolf hunting law at the ballot box in November 2014 is asking the Natural Resources Commission to delay making any decisions on that hunt until after the vote. Jill Fritz, director of Keep Michigan Wolves Protected, says Michigan’s 7.4 million registered […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has come out in support of the controversial method of accessing natural gas known as “fracking.” The business group says its board of directors voted unanimously to “support responsible oil and gas exploration in Michigan and to oppose any attempt to ban the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to an early morning traffic accident today in Alger County. The accident happened on M-28 near M-94 in Munising Township around 4:45 a.m. when a vehicle driven by 30-year-old Cori Lumbert of Gwinn went out of control and struck a […]

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