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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder is not getting the $1.2 billion in additional funds to repair Michigan roads, under a budget bill advancing in the state Legislature. The state House yesterday approved an omnibus budget bill for fiscal year 2014 that increases the money to repair Michigan’s roads by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) The Marquette City Commission has their regular meeting tonight in Marquette. The session is being held tonight due to the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, the normal meeting night of the Commission. The agenda includes several items up for discussion including a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) A preliminary investigation is now underway by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration into problems with roughly 400-thousand Ford F-150 pickups. The trucks from model years 2011 to 2013 are being looked at for acceleration problems. On its website, the agency says they have 95 reports of incidents […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) M-DOT is starting a couple of major road resurfacing projects this week in the U.P. Resurfacing of 7.6 miles of US-2 from Great Lakes Road to Marenisco is starting today in Gogebic County.  Resurfacing of 11.9 miles from the Menominee/Delta county line near Bark River to Escanaba in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Former Congressman Mark Schauer of Battle Creek has made it official today, he is running for Governor of Michigan. Schauer released a statement today declaring that he is actively seeking the Democratic Gubernatorial nomination. He will also travel to Mackinac Island tomorrow to make an announcement in person […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Authorities in Baraga county responded to a motorcycle-car accident Sunday night in L’Anse. The accident happened just after 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and L’Anse Avenue.  A motorcycle, operated by a 59-year-old Florence, Wisconsin man, was westbound on US 41 when it collided with a car, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates declined in 15 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in April. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment levels increased in 13 regions over the month, while labor force levels were up in ten areas. The Ann Arbor […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Officials with NORTHSTAR Health System in Iron River say the hospital has joined as an affiliate of Superior Health Partners. The joining of the hospital in the organization brings the number of Upper Peninsula hospitals under the SHP umbrella to nine. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan schools would see a per-pupil increase of at least $5 in Fiscal Year 2014, under a School Aid budget approved by a conference committee yesterday. The School Aid Conference Committee voted 4-1 in favor of a $13.3 billion funding report to which lawmakers added an amendment worth […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –As a majority of Michiganians, who plan to travel this Memorial Day, head out for a holiday break this weekend, police are reminding them to “buckle up” if they go by vehicle. First of all, wearing a seat belt is mandatory in Michigan, and Lynn Sutfin, of the […]

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