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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State University’s latest State of the State Survey shows that as Michigan becomes the nation’s 24th right-to-work state, residents remain sharply divided over whether the new law will hurt or help the economy. Of the 1,013 Michigan adults surveyed this winter, 42.7 percent said they believe […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at the Iron Mountain Post say an Iron County woman was killed today in an early morning house fire. The fire was reported just before 1 a.m. central-time at 564 Lind Road in Crystal Falls Township by the homeowner, Douglas Takala, who was returning […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Medical Center in Marquette was evacuated this morning due to a fire in the building. The Marquette City Fire Department was called to the scene around 7:50 this morning. The fire was located in a confined area of the facility’s basement and was extinguished […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Marquette General Hospital are warning area residents about a reported telephone scam that involves callers misidentifying themselves as being affiliated with the hospital. Individuals who have reported the calls to MGH say a call is made using a recording that instructs the listener to call […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UPPCO is threatening to disconnect service to more than 2,600 of its customers who are four months or more behind on their utility bills unless they make payments or arrangements. The company says the number of customers past due and the amount they owe is slightly higher […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Beginning today, teenage drivers in Michigan who are on their level 1 or level 2 licenses are prohibited from talking on cell phones while they drive. Those caught talking and driving could face a civil infraction. Sponsors say the bill will make the roads safer. Others have […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists can expect to see an additional $11 added to their auto insurance policies to help cover the growing cost of the state’s unlimited lifetime medical care for auto-related injuries. The assessment paid by auto insurance companies to the Michigan Catastrophic Claim Association, or MCCA, is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One of the most contentious issues to hit the State Capitol in years, becomes law in Michigan today. The so-called “right to work” law prohibits labor agreements that require employees to pay either union dues or fees to labor unions.  The bill was signed into law by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed a bill into law that spends $21 million for an emergency dredging effort in certain Michigan harbors that are plagued with low water levels. The low levels threaten the ability of boats to operate in those areas. Fifty-eight dredging projects are targeted […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A public meeting is being held tonight in Marquette to discuss ideas for the proposed future plans for a section of Lake Superior shoreline along Lakeshore Boulevard. The City of Marquette is hosting the meeting in cooperation with the Superior Watershed Partnership. The purpose of the meeting […]

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