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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Manistique is receiving a $25,000 prize in recognition of its community partnership to help people live healthy lives. The community is one of six winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s “Roadmaps to Health” Prize. Manistique was chosen because of the community’s innovative plans […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Howard Walker has introduced legislation to eliminate numerous outdated liquor control regulations in the state in an effort to boost growth in Michigan’s microbreweries and wineries. The Traverse City Republican says Senate Bill 216 incorporates nearly all of the Office of Regulatory Reinvention’s recommendations for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State House Committee in Lansing has approved a bill that maintains Michigan’s drunken-driving blood alcohol threshold at .08. Under the existing law, the threshold would revert back to .10 in October. Sponsors say Michigan roads are safer with the tougher BAC limit.  The measure has had […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Florida man is safe after his snowmobile was hit by a train in Manistique. The incident happened around 3:30 yesterday afternoon at the North Houghton Crossing. Manistique Public Safety says the 64-year old man got one of his sled’s skis caught in the switch of the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a hit-and-run accident that happened yesterday afternoon. Police say a burgundy 2012 Honda passenger vehicle was slowing down on Wright Street just after 3 p.m. in an attempt to turn in to the parking […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says although the overall number of hunters in Michigan has been on a slight decline, a recent deer hunter survey shows the use of crossbows is increasing. Beginning in 2009, crossbows were allowed in most areas of Michigan during the archery deer […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Kellogg’s is voluntarily recalling its Special K Red Berries cereal across the U.S. because it may contain glass fragments. The 11, 22, and 37-ounce packages of the cereal are affected by the recall. No injuries have been reported, according to the Battle Creek-based cereal and snack food […]

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20th, 2013 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! CLOSINGS Northern Michigan University is closed today.  A decision concerning evening classes will be made by 2:00 pm […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a three-vehicle head-on crash this morning in Sands Township. The accident happened on M-553 just north of Stonegate Drive around 11:45 a.m. when a northbound Ford pickup truck went out of control, crossed the center line and struck an oncoming Mercury […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police are continuing their investigation into a multi-vehicle accident that happened yesterday afternoon at the intersection of US 41 and Teal Lake Avenue. The accident happened around 1:40 p.m. when a minivan heading west on US 41, driven by 29-year-old Jackie Swanson of Ishpeming, crossed […]

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