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MTU President Discusses Immigration Ban

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech University President Glenn Mroz has issued a statement concerning the controversial immigration Executive Order by President Trump. Mroz says the Houghton university will defend the Constitutional rights of all in the Michigan Tech community, and will “protect the free and open exchange that is essential […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight. The Commission is scheduled to hear an update on the Grandview Marquette project renovating the former orphanage in South Marquette. Also on the agenda is an update on the city’s Recreation Master Plan and the naming of the […]

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Western U.P. Snowmobile Accident Injures One

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office says one person was injured in a car-snowmobile accident last Friday afternoon. The accident at the intersection of Trail #8 and Gem Hill Road happened just after noon. Reports say a snowmobile operated by Gene Zettler of New Richmond, WI went through […]

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Snowy Roads Factor In Marquette Twp. Rollover

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lake Radio News) – Snow-covered and slippery road conditions were a factor in a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday in Marquette Township. It happened around 12:45 yesterday afternoon on Wright Street just west of the Marquette Board of Light & Power offices. Marquette Police say an SUV went out of control […]

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D-N-R Investigates Iron Co. Wolf Poaching

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Iron River, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan D-N-R conservation officers are looking for help from the public in their investigation of a wolf poaching incident in the U.P. The incident was reported to the D-N-R Sunday afternoon in Iron County’s Stambaugh Township, about 10 miles southwest of Iron River. A passerby spotted […]

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NMU Hires Digneit As Director Of Theater

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre has announced the hiring of Bill Digneit of Marquette as the new director of theater. Digneit is known in the Marquette community as co-owner of Double Trouble Entertainment with his twin brother, Pat. Digneit has a bachelor’s degree in theater and […]

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Marquette Snowboard Event Canceled Due To Thaw

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 2017 Downtown Showdown Rail Jam in Marquette has been canceled due to the warm weather. The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says there is not enough snow to hold the ski and snowboard competition this year because of the recent snow melt. The event was scheduled for […]

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U.S. Senator Gary Peters Supports Trump T-P-P Order

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s junior U.S. Senator is supporting an executive order by President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or T-P-P. Democrat Gary Peters says he has long opposed the trade deal because it fails to address unfair labor practices and foreign currency manipulation that puts American […]

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One Injured In Marquette County Car Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a one car crash on M-35 near County Road MK in Richmond Township this morning. A 27-year-old Palmer man was southbound on M-35 in a 2005 Kia Optima around 9:40 a.m. The car crossed the center line on a curve, […]

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Casperson Shares Reaction To Snyder State Of The State Address

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  State Senator Tom Casperson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about Governor Rick Snyder’s 2017 State of the State address. The Escanaba Republican said while the Governor’s speech highlighted accomplishments that Michigan has achieved, there are still many challenges that lie […]

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