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VA Hospital Holding Veterans Town Hall Meetings In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain will be hosting two Veteran Town Halls in the Marquette and Ishpeming next month. The meetings will be held on Thursday, March 12th. The first town hall will be held at 1 p.m. at the […]

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Testimony Heard On Controversial Road Proposal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan lawmakers and Marquette County Road Commission representatives testified in Lansing yesterday on resolutions supporting a controversial county road proposal. State Representatives John Kivela of Marquette and Scott Dianda of Calumet along with State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba joined Marquette County Road Commission Chair Dave […]

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Gwinn Woman Injured In Car-Grader Accident In Negaunee Twp.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say a Marquette County woman was injured this morning when her car rear-ended a grader. The accident happened around 9:00 am on County Road 480 in Negaunee Township when an eastbound car, driven by 23-year-old Kayla Gilstorff of Gwinn, drove into […]

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Bills Banning Drones In Hunting Pass State Senate

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate has passed legislation banning use of drones to harass hunters or take game. The bills, sponsored by Senators Tom Casperson and Phil Pavlov outlaw the use of certain unmanned aerial or submersible vehicles to harass or stalk hunters or anglers and ensure that such […]

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Juveniles Arrested For Car Theft And Drugs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Calumet Post are reporting the arrest of four juveniles on charges related to stealing a car and drug possession. The juveniles, two boys aged 15 and 16 and two girls aged 14 and 15, were taken into custody after troopers investigated a suspicious […]

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Island Resort & Casino Launches Major Upgrade

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Hannahville Indian Community and officials with the Island Resort and Casino have announced plans for a major renovation of their facility in Harris, MI. According to a statement released today, the Tribal Council has approved a two-year project featuring major expansions and renovations. The plans include […]

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Dianda Praises Western U.P. Community Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is praising State House approval of a bill allocating Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants to seven western U.P. communities. The Calumet Democrat says the funds will be used to help the communities improve several parks, playgrounds and trails. Highlights of […]

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U.P. Snowmobile Law Enforcement Wave Successful

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. authorities say a weekend multi-agency effort to reduce injuries on area snowmobile trails was a success. The enforcement wave was held Saturday in Alger, Luce and Schoolcraft counties and was a collaboration between the county sheriffs, Michigan State Police from the St. Ignace and Sault Ste. […]

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Another Winter Blast On The Way For U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan is bracing for another round of arctic temperatures this weekend. The National Weather Service is forecasting wind chills of 25 degrees below zero and colder through Sunday, with the coldest blast coming tomorrow night. Lake effect snow will be a problem as well. A blizzard […]

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Starts Of Sled Dog Races Ready In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations are set in downtown Marquette for the kickoff of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Portions of Washington Street are closed off for the start of the races and will remain closed until 2:00 o’clock tomorrow morning. Opening ceremonies will begin at 6:15 tonight […]

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