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Marquette DDA Seeks Public Input On Food Trucks

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will be hosting a pair of public meetings to get input on a proposed food truck ordinance. The Marquette City Commission recently directed city staff to work with the DDA to develop the ordinance to be presented to the Commission at their […]

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Support Grows For Marquette County Road Appeal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson and 109th District State Representative John Kivela have introduced concurrent resolutions of support for the Marquette County Road Commission’s appeal of the EPA’s denial to approve the building of County Road 595. The measures join a resolution of support for the appeal authored […]

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Slick Roads And Speed Factors In SUV Rollover

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident this morning in Sands Township. Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies were called out around 9:30 a.m. to M-553, just north of the Lake Superior Christian Church. Reports say a northbound SUV went out of control on a patch of ice, left […]

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Marquette Car-Pedestrian Accident Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a car-pedestrian accident yesterday in Marquette Township. The accident happened around noon on US-41 at the County Road 492 intersection near the Wal-Mart store. Deputies say 71-year-old Carl Ritari of Marquette attempted to cross the highway south on foot towards Wal-Mart […]

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Dianda Resolution Supports Controversial Road

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a House resolution supporting the Marquette County Road Commission’s appeal of the EPA denial of a permit to build County Road 595 in Marquette County. The Road Commission says road is needed so that trucks hauling materials from the […]

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Cliffs Natural Resources Declares Loss For 2014

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources is reporting fourth-quarter and full-year losses for 2014. In a statement released yesterday, the company said fourth-quarter 2014 consolidated revenues of $1.3 billion marked a decrease of $231 million, or 15 percent, over last year. This decrease was primarily driven by lower revenues from […]

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Stabenow Disappointed With Obama Budget For Great Lakes

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow says she is disappointed President Obama’s budget proposal as it cuts several million dollars in Great Lakes funding. The President’s budget decreases the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative by $50 million compared to current funding levels. Stabenow says with many water quality challenges, the […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Cutting Down Of City Trees

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police Department are looking for the public’s help as they investigate a case of Malicious Destruction of Property. Police say they are investigating the cutting down of a number of city owned trees. On or around Friday, January 23rd a suspect or suspects cut down […]

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Whiteouts Cause Accidents In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Snow showers and gusty winds created whiteout conditions around Marquette County yesterday that resulted in several traffic accidents through the day. State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a pair of simultaneous accidents at the Wal-Mart intersection on US-41 in Marquette Township that involved four vehicles. […]

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Meth Lab Components Found In Escanaba

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A meth lab dump site was located on the south side of the city of Escanaba yesterday. Escanaba Public Safety was notified around 1:00 p.m. about some possible drugs near a home in the 300 block of South Ninth Street. Officers called in detectives with the Upper […]

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