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House Fire Reported In South Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters responded to a house fire last night in South Marquette. The call came in just after 6:00 p.m. of a report of smoke coming from a residence at 300 Altamont Street. Upon arrival firefighters found smoke coming from two sides of the structure. The […]

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MI Lawmakers Introduce U.P. Energy Legislation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan lawmakers have introduced legislation requiring additional oversight by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, allowing the agency to stop a pending $100 million annual electric rate increase for U.P. consumers. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressmen Dan Benishek and Gary Peters introduced legislation following a recent decision […]

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School Closings For Tuesday, 11/18/2014

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lake Effect Snow and high winds have created some poor weather conditions in the U.P. this morning.  The following schools are closed today, 11/18/2014: AuTrain-Onota Schools Munising Schools Munising Baptist School Superior Central Schools Burt Township Schools Ontonagon Schools Bessemer Schools Ewen-Trout Creek Schools & Ewen Headstart […]

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Driver Arrested After Weekend Rollover Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies and Ishpeming Police responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident this weekend in Ely Township. The accident happened just before 8:00 p.m. Saturday on County Road 581 near County Road CD. Deputies say a northbound 2003 Chevy Tahoe, driven by a 42-year-old Negaunee man, […]

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Lake Effect Snow Showers Heading Across U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Heavy lake effect snow showers are expanding across the U.P. today and will continue into tomorrow. The National Weather Service says the lake effect snow will fall over mainly the northern half of Upper Michigan along the Lake Superior shoreline. Northwest winds will also be gusting up […]

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Dianda Bill In House Energy Legislative Package

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has a bill in a bipartisan legislative package addressing Michigan’s energy future. The Calumet Democrat joined Republicans Rob VerHeulen of Walker and Wayne Schmidt of Traverse City. One bill increases Michigan’s energy independence by relaxing regulations on customer energy generation while […]

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MI AG Schuette Intervenes On U.P. Electric Rates

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has intervened in two cases before the Michigan Public Service Commission to challenge requests for rate increases by two electric utility companies serving the U.P. The Wisconsin Public Service Corporation filed a request last month seeking to increase its electric rates to […]

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Dianda And Casperson Support Ironwood Art Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda and state Senator Tom Casperson say they are in support of a proposed community art park in Ironwood. The city of Ironwood, the Downtown Ironwood Development Authority, Downtown Art Place and the Ironwood Theater have developed a plan for the Art […]

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Marquette County Man Held On C-S-C Charges

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Marquette, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Marquette County man will appear in court next week on charges of criminal sexual conduct involving a minor. Forsyth Township Police say 60-year-old Joel Anderson of Little Lake was arrested recently in Northeast Wisconsin on a warrant charging him with four counts of C-S-C. He is charged […]

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Winter Storm Warning Cancelled, Lake Effect Moves In

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service has issued a Lake Effect Snow Advisory for counties along the Lake Superior shoreline which is in effect until 10:00 a.m. The Winter Storm Warning has been cancelled. North winds will turn northwesterly this morning with moderate lake effect snow showers pushing to […]

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