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M-DOT Hosts Portage Lake Bridge Meeting Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation will share plans for a major maintenance project on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock at a meeting tonight in Hancock. The project is scheduled to begin this winter. The meeting with M-DOT staff is open to all interested […]

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Ishpeming Police Update Accident Information

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Police have released an update about a two-vehicle traffic accident Tuesday afternoon that sent four people to the hospital. Police say the accident happened at 2:15 p.m. on US-41 near the Burger King restaurant when a westbound 2002 Ford Focus, driven by 82-year-old Jeannine Nora of […]

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Marquette Diocese Bishop Discusses Controversy Over Gay Parishioner

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bishop John Doerfler of the Marquette Catholic Diocese says the recent decision to request a gay parishioner to step down from leadership positions at an area parish was appropriate. At a press conference in Marquette yesterday, Bishop Doerfler supported the actions taken by Father Larry Van Damme […]

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Four Injured In Two Vehicle Crash In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Four people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle traffic accident yesterday afternoon in Ishpeming. City Police say the accident happened around 2:30 p.m. near US-41 and Third Street when a small sedan that was westbound on US-41 turned left into the path of an oncoming eastbound SUV. The […]

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Former Escanaba Mayor Arraigned For Felony Embezzlement

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are reporting the arrest of the former Mayor of Escanaba for felony embezzlement. 58-year-old Leo Evans was arrested following an investigation into the embezzlement of funds from the Escanaba Eagles Club in Delta County. Evans was arrested on Monday on […]

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Marquette Blood Center Has Critical Need

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center in Marquette has announced a critical need of A positive, B-positive, A-negative, and B-negative blood. Blood Center officials say as the summer months are upon us, the need for blood is ongoing.  Sallie Coron, Blood Collection Coordinator says it is important that […]

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Man Sentenced For Stabbing Sheriff’s Deputy

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Dickinson County man convicted of the stabbing of a Deputy Sheriff the Pine Mountain ski jumps last year in Iron Mountain has been sentenced. 75-year-old Andrew Bray of Norway appeared yesterday in Dickinson County Circuit Court for sentencing on one count of intent to cause bodily […]

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Demolition Of Well-Known NMU Building Begins

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The demolition of the original John X. Jamrich Hall at Northern Michigan University in Marquette is underway this week but many parts of the facility are continuing on. The project is starting with the removal of the connector walkway to the West Science building. Demolition of the […]

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M-DOT To Hold Special Meeting On Portage Lake Lift Bridge Upgrade

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation will share plans for a major maintenance project on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock at a meeting this week in Hancock. The project is scheduled to begin this winter. The meeting with M-DOT staff is open to all […]

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M-DOT Launches U.P. Road Projects

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation started two highway resurfacing projects in the U.P. today. The first project will resurface 21.5 miles of northbound and southbound M-35 in Marquette County from the middle branch of the Escanaba River to County Road 480. M-DOT says the project is expected […]

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