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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight.  The agenda is mainly full of administrative matters that are standard for projects typically started around this time of year by the city. There are a pair of public hearings also scheduled that address changes to a pair […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation to assist those who rebuild structures lost to severe weather or natural disasters has been introduced by state Senator Tom Casperson. The legislation would clarify state law to ensure that those who lose homes or buildings to acts of God, such as wildfires, tornadoes, or floods, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Great Lakes Radio – Governor Rick Snyder has requested the President to declare a major disaster for the state of Michigan as a result of severe flood damage that occurred in 16 counties from April 16 to May 14. Upper Michigan counties covered under the request are Baraga, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Great Lakes Radio – An Upper Michigan man has been arrested for terroristic threats and the attempted manufacturing of explosive devices. The 28-year-old man from Rapid River was arrested after a joint investigation by State Police at the Gladstone Post, FBI, and ATF.  The incident occurred in […]

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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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