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Public Meetings Tomorrow In Marquette On Proposed Food Truck Ordinance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is hosting a pair of public meetings tomorrow to gather input from the public about a proposed food truck ordinance in the city. The Marquette City Commission recently directed city staff to work with the DDA to development of a Food Truck […]

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School Closings And Delays For Monday, 2/23/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wind Chill Advisory is posted for the entire Upper Peninsula until noon today. Sub-zero temperatures and high winds are creating wind chills this morning as low as 35 below zero in some areas. As a result of the cold, there are several school closings and delays […]

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Wisconsin Man Killed In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Alger County say one person died in a snowmobiling accident in Onota Township yesterday. 44-year-old Jeffrey Togstad from Weyauwega, Wisconsin was killed in the accident around 5:00 p.m. on Trail 417 just west of the Deerton Road. He was the last person in a group […]

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School Closings And Delays For Friday, 2/20/15

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS Manistique Area Public Schools Saint Francis School Escanaba Schools & Escanaba Headstart Gladstone Schools & Gladstone Headstart Rapid River Schools & Rapid River Headstart Big Bay de Noc Schools Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Hannahville Schools Holy Name School Bark River-Harris Mid-Peninsula Tahquamenon Area Schools Engadine Consolidated Schools   2 HOUR SCHOOL DELAYS Republic-Michigamme Schools Wells […]

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School Closings And Weather Updates For Thursday, 2/19/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A dangerous cold snap is affecting many areas in the region with extremely low wind chills across Upper Michigan this morning. A Wind Chill Advisory has been posted by the National Weather Service for most of the U.P. until noon eastern. Wind chills of around 25 to […]

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Cliffs Finalizes Energy Agreement With WE Energies

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has finalized an interim power agreement with WE Energies for its Michigan operations. According to Cliffs officials, this is a key step in a series of short and long-term agreements essential to the viability of their iron ore mines in the U.P., and the […]

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VA Hospital Holding Veterans Town Hall Meetings In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain will be hosting two Veteran Town Halls in the Marquette and Ishpeming next month. The meetings will be held on Thursday, March 12th. The first town hall will be held at 1 p.m. at the […]

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Testimony Heard On Controversial Road Proposal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan lawmakers and Marquette County Road Commission representatives testified in Lansing yesterday on resolutions supporting a controversial county road proposal. State Representatives John Kivela of Marquette and Scott Dianda of Calumet along with State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba joined Marquette County Road Commission Chair Dave […]

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Gwinn Woman Injured In Car-Grader Accident In Negaunee Twp.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say a Marquette County woman was injured this morning when her car rear-ended a grader. The accident happened around 9:00 am on County Road 480 in Negaunee Township when an eastbound car, driven by 23-year-old Kayla Gilstorff of Gwinn, drove into […]

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Bills Banning Drones In Hunting Pass State Senate

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate has passed legislation banning use of drones to harass hunters or take game. The bills, sponsored by Senators Tom Casperson and Phil Pavlov outlaw the use of certain unmanned aerial or submersible vehicles to harass or stalk hunters or anglers and ensure that such […]

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