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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Clerk’s Office is accepting nominations for the City elective offices which will be filled this year. There will be two vacancies on the Marquette City Commission. There will be one vacancy on the Board of Light and Power.  All offices are for three year […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – While the head of the Michigan Retailers Association points to economic factors for a decline in sales in February, he also points to the gloomy weather for a poor start to the spring buying season. The MRA’s Jim Hallan says while unemployment and gas prices remain high, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ford Motor Company says it is winning the battle with foreign automakers in sales of “super segment” vehicles during the first two months of this year. Ford analyst Erick Merkle says their surveys show that two-thirds of all customers first shop for an Escape or Fusion, which […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan has the fifth-oldest system of iron gas mains in the country, and the largest utilities in the state have replaced less than 15-percent of the pipelines over the past ten years. The “Detroit Free Press” reports the pipelines pose a huge threat of leaks, and in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a car-train accident that happened yesterday evening in Marquette County. The accident happened just before 6 p.m. near M-35 on Ski Hill Road in Little Lake when a northbound Chevrolet Impala failed to stop at a crossing and struck a westbound Canadian […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City police are looking for the public’s help as they investigate a two-car accident that happened yesterday morning in the city. The accident happened around 10:15 a.m. at the intersection of Lincoln and Fair Avenue. Police say a blue Chevrolet Lumina collided with a silver Subaru […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire at the Upper Peninsula Medical Center yesterday. Firefighters were called to the scene around 7:50 a.m.  The fire was located in a section of the facility’s record storage area in the basement […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It appears Michigan voters will take their time in deciding who the clear front runners will be in next year’s U.S. Senate race in Michigan. One of the two senate seats in Michigan is being made vacant with the retirement of Senator Carl Levin. A new statewide […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State University’s latest State of the State Survey shows that as Michigan becomes the nation’s 24th right-to-work state, residents remain sharply divided over whether the new law will hurt or help the economy. Of the 1,013 Michigan adults surveyed this winter, 42.7 percent said they believe […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at the Iron Mountain Post say an Iron County woman was killed today in an early morning house fire. The fire was reported just before 1 a.m. central-time at 564 Lind Road in Crystal Falls Township by the homeowner, Douglas Takala, who was returning […]

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