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Northern Names Schuiling As New Provost

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dr. Kerri Schuiling has been named the new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Northern Michigan University. Schuiling is a graduate of NMU and served most recently as professor and dean of the College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies. NMU President Fritz Erickson says […]

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Fire At WE Energies Presque Isle Power Plant In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters responded to an early morning fire today at the WE Energies Presque Isle power plant on Lakeshore Boulevard. The fire in the plant’s coal bunker was discovered by workers and was called in just before 4:30 a.m. City fire crews worked with WE Energies […]

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M-DOT Opens All U.P. Parks For Season

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – All 32 Michigan Department of Transportation U.P. roadside parks have now reopened for the season. M-DOT says roadside parks in Upper Michigan usually open in mid to late April each year but some openings were delayed this year. Most parks reopened April 27th. A handful of parks […]

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Marquette Commission Votes To Fix Lakeshore Blvd.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has voted to repair and re-open a damaged portion of Lakeshore Boulevard. The section of the popular road between Wright Street and Hawley Street has been closed due to flood damage and erosion since being hit by a gale last September. Commissioners voted […]

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Two-Vehicle Crash In Negaunee Township

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday evening on US-41 at Midway Drive in Negaunee Township. The accident happened just after 6:00 p.m. when a 2004 Dodge Caravan, driven by 25-year-old Kayla Houghton of Marquette, pulled out from Midway Drive to head east […]

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Houghton Woman Arrested After Rollover Accident

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton woman has been arrested on alcohol and drug charges after a rollover traffic accident Friday with her children inside the car. State Police at the Calumet Post were called out just after 10:30 p.m. Friday to Airport Road near M-26 in Houghton County’s Osceola Township. […]

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Motorcycle Accident Injures U.P. Man

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Waucedah Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post say one man was injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday evening in Dickinson County. The accident happened around 7:40 p.m.,central time, on County Road G-69 in Waucedah Township. Troopers say a motorcycle operated by 43-year-old Mark Kleikamp of Powers […]

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Dianda Calls For Changes To Guns In Vehicle Rules

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th district State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced legislation repealing a requirement that gun owners always have their weapons secured inside a case when they are transporting them inside a car or in the trunk. The Calumet Democrat says his bills would only apply to transporting unloaded […]

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Benishek Against Canadian Nuclear Dump Near Lake Huron

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is opposing a proposal by the Canadian government to bury nuclear waste near Lake Huron. A Canadian Joint Review Panel this week recommended a proposal that would place a permanent underground nuclear waste storage facility less than a half a mile from Lake […]

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Suspects Arraigned In Schoolcraft County Triple Murder

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three suspects were arraigned today in connection with a triple murder case in Schoolcraft County. 45-year-old Kenneth Brunke and 46-year-old Garry Cordell, both of Manistique, were each charged in 93rd District Court of three counts of open murder, three counts of conspiracy to commit open murder, three […]

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