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NMU Board Extends Charter School Agreement

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has voted to reauthorize NMU’s charter with North Star Academy in Marquette. The contract is for two years, with a two-year extension if the academy continues making progress toward goals. University President Fritz Erickson says NMU could potentially partner with […]

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WI Fatal Accident Involving U.P. Ambulance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marinette County Wisconsin Sheriff’s Office has updated the investigation of yesterday’s fatal traffic accident involving an ambulance from Escanaba and a car. The accident happened around 10:45 a.m. central time on US-41 and Access Road #3 in Peshtigo, Wisconsin. A sedan, driven by 76-year-old Norita Gifford […]

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Girl’s Basketball Coaching Changes At Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio Sports) – Changes reported today to the coaching staff of the Ishpeming Hematites girl’s varsity basketball team. According to a statement from Ishpeming Schools Athletic Director Terry Roberts, girls’ varsity basketball coach Tom Graves has left the position. Roberts says Graves left the post due to an increased need […]

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Marquette Seeks Service Center Property

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is working on finding a location for a new municipal service center. At their regular meeting last night, commissioners voted to open negotiations on bids for a series of properties to construct a new center. The new location for a service center is […]

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Downstate Man Injured In Car-Snowmobile Crash

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Ishpeming City Police responded to a car-snowmobile accident yesterday evening. The accident happened just after 5:30 p.m. on US-41 at Lakeshore Drive when a snowmobile, operated by 34-year-old Michael Logan of Oakland, Michigan, was struck by a westbound vehicle while attempting to cross the highway. Police say […]

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U.P. Snowmobile Accident Under Investigation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a snowmobiling accident in Alger County Friday that injured a downstate woman. 49-year-old Adine Marie Long of Tustin, MI was northbound on Trail #8 about 3 miles north of Shingleton when she lost control of her snowmobile on a curve. She left […]

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Body Of Missing U.P. Man Located By Authorities

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The body of an Upper Michigan man has been found after he did not return from an ATV ride over the weekend. State Police early yesterday morning responded to a report of a missing person. 57 year-old Larry Clausen of McFarland had not returned home after going […]

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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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