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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State House committee has advanced a measure that significantly rewrites Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance law. The House Insurance Committee voted Thursday to send the legislation to the full House for consideration. Among other things, the bill repeals Michigan’s unlimited medical coverage for personal injuries in auto […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s spring commencement is set for tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. in the Superior Dome on campus. Robin Feuerman of Longwood, Fla., has been selected as the student speaker. She will receive a bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in human behavior. The keynote […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University’s Spring Commencement is at 10:30 a.m.tomorrow in the MacInnes Ice Arena on campus in Houghton. David Barnes, program director for IBM’s Emerging Technologies group, will be the featured speaker and will also receive an honorary doctorate of philosophy. At commencement, the University will honor […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette’s Parks and Recreation office is letting boaters know that the Presque Isle Marina and boat launch will be closed to the public beginning Monday until July 1. The closure is for the Presque Isle Marina Dredging Project, which is expected to last for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Weather problems are continuing today in the western portions of the Upper Peninsula. Gogebic County officials including the Road Commission, the Sheriff’s Department and Ironwood Public Safety have declared a snow emergency in their area. The snow emergency for Gogebic County is in effect until 6 a.m. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Department Of Transportation officials say they are monitoring routes across the U.P. heading into the weekend because of the rain and snow that is in the forecast, especially in the western U.P. Elsewhere, Business US-2 was closed in the city of Ironwood on Wednesday because of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A guilty verdict on all counts was handed down yesterday by a Gogebic County jury in the trial of Kenneth Peters of Bessemer. The 50-year-old Peters was convicted of first-degree murder, second-degree murder and second-degree vulnerable adult abuse in the death of his 79-year-old wife, Ethel Grzena-Peters. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Baraga County Sheriff’s Office says a Marquette County man died in a two-vehicle accident yesterday in Covington Township. Deputies say 53–year–old Randy Garceau of Ishpeming collided with a logging truck driven by 47–year–old Anthony Beauchamp of Escanaba on US-41. Garceau was pronounced dead on arrival at […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police report the arrest of two people in connection with the theft of a wallet at a downtown establishment in early March. 33-year-old Tricia Lou Savard and 30-year-old Charles Elvetici, both of Negaunee, were arrested after an investigation into the theft of a wallet at […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Munising will soon begin the process of searching for a new City Manager. At yesterday’s meeting of the Munising City Commission, City Manager Doug Bovin announced he’s stepping down from the position. Bovin has served as the City Manager in Munising for the past […]

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