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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –M-DOT says a main roadway in the Copper Country will have some affected traffic due to a culvert replacement that got underway this morning. M-203 in Houghton County, about 1 mile west of Calumet, has been reduced to one lane of alternating traffic under flag control for today […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments June 12 in the lawsuit from state employee unions over a law requiring employees in the old pension system to contribute 4 percent of their pay to the system if they want to remain in the pension system. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the people involved in a three car accident yesterday afternoon in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 1:15 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 41 and County Road HIA when a 2008 GMC Acadia, driven by 86-year-old Lester […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –State Police at the Negaunee Post say three people were injured in a multiple vehicle accident in Ishpeming Township last night. The accident happened just after 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 41 and North Lake Drive. Troopers say a black Pontiac traveling on US 41 failed […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources and the Rio Tinto Eagle Mine have entered into a two-part agreement that features a new multi-million dollar fund created to assist community-focused projects in Marquette County and improved rail line mine and mill access for the companies. The Cliffs/Rio Tinto Marquette County Community […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Powerball jackpot has topped half-a-billion dollars. No one won Wednesday night’s grand prize so the jackpot moves to an estimated record of at least $550 million. Lottery officials say one ticket worth $1 million was sold in Michigan. That ticket was purchased at Goldsworthy’s Inc. in Blanchard, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The City of Ishpeming has announced that Hematite Drive will be closed between Lake Street and Main Street in Ishpeming beginning tomorrow. The closure is for construction of the Negaunee Sewer Transmission Main. The closure is expected to last up to six weeks due to bedrock removal prior […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation allowing school districts that have exceeded their allotted six days of school closure to extend the length of remaining school days instead of adding days to the year in order to meet the required minimum hours of instruction. The State School Aid […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are reporting the seizure of over $120,000 worth of marijuana at a residence in Dickinson County. Authorities also arrested a suspect at the residence in Channing yesterday afternoon. Troopers went to the scene to contact the person on a parole violation, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan’s unemployment rate edged down in April by one-tenth of a percentage point to 8.4 percent. It was the third consecutive monthly decline in the state’s jobless rate, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. The Michigan jobless rate last month was seven-tenths of a […]

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