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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will hold a public forum this week to discuss truck routes in the city. The session will be held tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. in the Citizens’ Forum in Lakeview Arena, at 401 E. Fair Avenue. Commissioners will be on-hand to answer questions regarding […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An effort to to trim trees along a major electrical transmission line between Iron Mountain and Republic using a helicopter and heavy-duty air saw is underway this week. American Transmission Company says  the helicopter uses a heavy-duty air saw with rotary blades suspended on a 90-foot vertical […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Several U.P. road upgrades are on a list of state funded road repairs. Approved projects include $30,000 for US-2 near Moon Lake Road in Dickinson County and $660,000 for CR-521 between M-35 and US-2 in Delta County. Also on the list is an $850,000 project to work […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was killed in a three-vehicle traffic accident yesterday afternoon in Delta County. The accident occurred just after 2:00 p.m. on U.S. 41 & 2 near the intersection of I Road in Hyde. The Delta County Sheriff’s Office says a motor home, driven by 69-year-old Arnold […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – If you want to vote in the August primary, you’ll need to register today (July 7th, 2014).  Today is the deadline for registration to participate in the August 5 primary. In Michigan, all 83 counties will hold elections on that date. The primary will feature party runoffs […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) - Gas prices dropped following the Fourth of July holiday, AAA Michigan reports.  Michigan’s current statewide average is $3.78/gallon, about 10.5 cents less than last week and about 24 cents higher than this time last year. The average price for self-serve decreased about six cents in Metro Detroit over […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – On July 2nd, 2014 Ishpeming Police arrested three people on methamphetamine charges. The arrests stem from a Protective Services referral on a couple who had just moved to Ishpeming and were alleged to be making and using methamphetamine. Investigation into the incident revealed that a 46-year old […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident of subjects vandalizing vehicles in the Westwood Mall Parking lot.  The damaged vehicles were found in the northwest area of the lot behind Younker’s.  All vandalized vehicles belonged to employees at the Mall. The Sheriff’s Office is requesting […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A trial date of October 13th has been set for Michael Nelson, the Big Bay man charged in the fatal hit and run of an NMU employee in December 2013. Nelson has a final pre-trial appearance in Marquette Country Circuit Court on October 2nd. Nelson is accused […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan health officials say the first West Nile virus (WNV) activity for Michigan this summer has been identified in a mosquito pool from Saginaw County. The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is urging residents to apply repellents during peak mosquito biting periods such as dusk and […]

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