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Alger County August Primary Results

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Results for Alger County from the August Primary Election. Alger County 911 Service Millage Proposal Yes 879 No 339 Munising Road Funding Millage Yes 185 No 93 AuTrain General Operations Millage Request No 103 Yes 94 AuTrain Fire Services Millage Request Yes 138 No 63 Burt Twp […]

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Congressional, State Rep. And Ballot Proposal Election Results

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan voters have passed Proposal 1, the only statewide ballot question in yesterday’s elections. The measure calls for the phase-out of Michigan’s personal property tax on business. The PPT was a source of revenue for many local communities, but Michigan’s general fund would partially replace those funds, […]

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Marquette County August Primary Election Results

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Results for Marquette County from yesterday’s August Primary Election. MARQUETTE COUNTY ELECTION AND MILLAGE RESULTS Marquette County Commission 1st District John DePetro 461 Steve Pence 381 Marquette County Commission 3rd District Bruce Heikkila 567 Jason Schneider 417 Marquette County Commission 6th District Mark Curran 405 Nick Smaby […]

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Marquette Police Arrest Four For Home Invasion

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have arrested four suspects in connection with a recent home invasion and are seeking charges against a juvenile in the same case. Police say the home invasion occurred at a residence on Harrison Street in Marquette in the early morning hours of July 19th. […]

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Lane Closure On US-2 In Delta County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says one lane of US-2 will be closed in Escanaba today and again at 8 a.m.Thursday for catch basin maintenance work. The catch basins are at the railroad overpass near the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Escanaba. The northbound lane is closed […]

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Today Is Primary Election Day In Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Today is primary election day in Michigan. Voters statewide will decide on Proposal 1, which makes permanent a phase out of the state’s personal property tax on business. Also, in the 1st Congressional District, Republican incumbent Dan Benishek is facing a challenge from Tea Party Republican Alan […]

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Democratic Candidate for Governor Accused of Flip Flopping

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The state Republican party chair has accused the Democratic candidate for governor of flip  flopping on the Detroit bankruptcy issue, a charge the Mark Schauer campaign denies. On Tuesday, the former Battle Creek congressman indicated if he had been governor he would have probably placed Detroit in bankruptcy. But, Bobby Schostak says that not what […]

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Police Crackdown on Dangerous Driving Habits on I-94

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Marquette, MI – August 1, 2014 –  Michigan State Police are once again joining forces with other state patrols to step up traffic enforcement, focusing on dangerous driving behaviors including seat belt use, speeding, aggressive and impaired driving. Beginning today (Friday), troopers and motor carrier officers will be patrolling along I-94 as part of the “I-94/90 […]

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NMU Ends Tobacco Use

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Marquette, MI –The general use of tobacco is no longer allowed on the campus of Northern Michigan University. Starting today (Friday), the Marquette campus is officially tobacco free. The policy prohibits all tobacco products including cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco. It covers the university property and university-owned vehicles as well. There are some exceptions […]

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Pure Michigan 400 Grand Marshals Announced

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Jackson County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s-own 2014 Olympic Champion ice dancing team of Meryl Davis and Charlie White will serve as the grand marshals for the NASCAR Spring Cup race next month at the Michigan International Speedway near Brooklyn in Jackson County. White from Royal Oak and Davis of West Bloomfield […]

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