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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County businesses that have created new employment opportunities in the past 12 months were recognized today at a special session in Marquette. Forty-nine county businesses that collectively created 293 new jobs in 2012 were recognized for their participation in the Plus One Program at the Lake […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A rumored possible candidate for Governor of Michigan in two years has taken herself out of the running. Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer has announced that she will not run for governor in 2014. The East Lansing Democrat says while Governor Rick Snyder must be defeated, staying […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the central U.P. until 1:00 a.m. tomorrow. The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township says the advisory is for snow and blowing snow that may effect visibilities due to a combination of falling and blowing snow. The snow […]

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Weather And School Announcements For Wednesday,  1/30/13 Brought to you by POMP’S TIRE – 105 W Hampton Street Marquette, MI 49855 (906) 228-3876 In both severe and good weather, POMP’S knows tires. You should know POMP’S! Closed Menominee Area Schools 2 Hour Delay Gwinn Community Schools Wells Township Schools ———– A Winter Weather Advisory is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Girls Basketball game at Gladstone has been cancelled for tonight. There is no make-up date yet. The Negaunee vs. Escanaba hockey game has been postponed for tonight. The game has been rescheduled for Monday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m. at the Negaunee Ice Arena. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arraigned on two counts of operating and maintaining a meth lab. 22-year-old Gregory Retaskie, Jr. of Marquette, was arrested yesterday on a warrant for operating and maintaining a meth lab from a previous case. His arrest came after police were called to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Catholic Diocese of Marquette has announced that Bishop Alexander Sample of Marquette has been appointed Archbishop of Portland in Oregon. After spending the past seven years as bishop of the Marquette Diocese, Reverend Sample has been appointed to the position of Archbishop by Pope Benedict XVI. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder privately met with campaign supporters in Grand Rapids last week, to begin to lay the groundwork for a re-election bid in 2014. Reports say the Governor has set a campaign war chest goal of 15 million dollars.  The Governor has not been interested in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The cost for security during last month’s right-to-work protest at the State Capitol was $1.46 million dollars, according to a new report from the state. About 500 troopers, some of whom were brought in from the Upper Peninsula, were at the capitol, which amounts to almost half […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township has issued a winter storm watch in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for the Central U.P. A winter storm watch means there is a potential for significant snow accumulation. Snow may impact travel Wednesday into Wednesday evening […]

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