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Michigan Voters Deciding Several Races And Issues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Voters are heading to the polls across the state today to cast ballots in several races including governor. Incumbent Republican Rick Snyder is running for a second term against Democratic challenger and former U.S. Congressman Mark Schauer. Voters will decide a variety of other offices, including the […]

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Wintry Conditions Continue For North-Central U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township says moderate lake effect snow and gusty north winds will continue over portions of west and north central Upper Michigan through this afternoon. A Lake Effect Snow Advisory remains in effect until 2:00 p.m. edt. Expect light to moderate […]

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Schools Closing For Friday, October 31, 2014

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gwinn Community Schools are closed today, Friday, October 31, 2014, due top a power outage in the district.

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The MPSC Hosts Discussion at NMU

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MARQUETTE, MI – 10/28/2014 – The Michigan Public Service Commission hosted a panel discussion and question & answer session on the Upper Peninsula’s energy future today in Marquette. The session, held in conjunction with the U.P. Energy Summit at Northern Michigan University, focused on a proposal forcing U.P. utility customers to pay for the majority […]

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Environmental Group Against Mineral Rights Lease

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An area environmental group is voicing concerns about the Eagle Mine seeking a new mineral lease in Marquette County. “Save The Wild U.P.” says a plan by the mine’s parent company, Lundin Mining, seeking a new mineral lease from the State of Michigan for 40 acres of […]

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MPSC Hosts Public Forum On U.P. Energy Issues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Public Service Commission has invited the public to attend a panel discussion and question-and-answer session on the Upper Peninsula’s energy future tomorrow in Marquette. The panel will cover recent events in the U.P. related to electric reliability, affordability and environmental protection, as well as discuss […]

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Legislators Fighting FERC Over Power Plant Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan’s legislators are fighting a proposal forcing U.P. utility customers to pay for the majority of about $100 million in additional annual costs to keep Marquette’s Presque Isle Power Plant operational. State Representatives Ed McBroom and John Kivela and Senator Tom Casperson have introduced resolutions in […]

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Marquette City Commission Holds Public Hearings

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is holding a series of public hearings tonight during their regular meeting. The hearings are part of the process of voting on various proposals by the Commission and all interested residents are invited to speak. The hearing topics include the Duke LifePoint brownfield […]

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Bernard Fish Sentenced To Prison For 2013 Robbery

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Wisconsin man has been sentenced on several felony counts in connection with an armed robbery in Baraga County last year. 47-year-old Bernard Fish of Shawano, Wisconsin was sentenced in Baraga County Circuit Court to 20 to 40 years in prison. He found guilty of two counts […]

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Ishpeming Man To Be Sentenced For Fatal Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man will be sentenced on December 3rd after admitting to reckless driving which led to the deaths of two people last summer. 19-year old Raymond Anderson plead guilty last week to two counts of moving violation causing death. The misdemeanor is punishable by up to […]

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