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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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City Of Marquette Closes Street For Street Repairs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is informing motorists that Seventh Street has been closed between Fisher Street and U.S. 41 today for road repairs. Seventh Street is expected to re-open by this Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. The Marquette City Department of Public Works says there will be NO […]

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M-DOT Launching U.P. Highway Projects Monday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -The Michigan Department of Transportation will begin two highway resurfacing projects in the U.P. on Monday. 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 […]

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U.P. Communities Receive Federal Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Upper Michigan communities are receiving federal funds to enhance public safety. The Ironwood Fire Department is receiving a grant to improve operations. The $13,680 grant comes from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and is a part of the Federal Emergency […]

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