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State Of Emergency Declared In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has declared a state of emergency for Marquette County due to widespread, severe damage to water and sewer lines caused by extremely cold temperatures and deep frost levels. With the declaration, the state will make available all resources in cooperation with local response and […]

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School Closings For Thursday, 4/17/14

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Several area schools are closed due to inclement weather on Thursday, April 17th, 2014.  Here is the latest list from across the region: Gwinn Community Schools Ishpeming Public Schools Negaunee Public Schools NICE Community Schools Republic-Michigamme Schools Wells Township NorthStar Academy – Polaris Middle School Arvon Township […]

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Ishpeming Man Arraigned For Police Standoff

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been arraigned on felony home invasion charges following a standoff with police in Ishpeming. 33-year-old Robert John Rajala of Ishpeming plead not guilty to the charge this morning in Ishpeming District Court. Rajala is charged in connection with the incident on Monday […]

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West And Central U.P. To Get Major Spring Snowfall

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More winter weather is on the way for the west and central Upper Peninsula. Winter Storm Warnings from Ironwood to Marquette go into effect this morning and run until noon tomorrow. The National Weather Service says snow will move in over the north central U.P. this afternoon. […]

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Update On Ishpeming Police Standoff

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man is scheduled to be arraigned later today after being arrested on felony home invasion charges following a standoff with police in Ishpeming. The incident was reported just after 11:00 a.m. Monday, when a woman left a residence on the 1800 block of Hewitt […]

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Weather Service Urges Caution On Riverbanks

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – National Weather Service in Negaunee Township is encouraging residents to be aware of fluctuating water levels along riverbanks in the central and southern U.P. Warmer weather last week increased snow melt and runoff into area rivers. This melting, combined with ice covered rivers, has caused rivers to […]

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City Of Marquette Seeks Grant For Demolition

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette Community Services Department is seeking a state grant to assist with the expense of the demolition of the Cinder Pond Marina building. The department will be applying for a grant from the Michigan DNR Waterways Program for approximately $80,000 that would be used […]

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Ishpeming Standoff Ends Peacefully Overnight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming City Police say a standoff in the city ended peacefully overnight. Police had been called to a residence on the 1800 block of Hewitt Street just after 11:00 a.m. yesterday after a woman left the residence and contacted authorities about a domestic violence assault of which […]

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School Closings For Monday, 4/14/14

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Several area schools are closed due to inclement weather on Monday, April 14th, 2014.  Here is the latest list from across the region. Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School Marquette-Alger RESA North Star Academy & Polaris Middle School Gwinn Community Schools Ishpeming Public Schools Negaunee Public […]

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Water Main Break Shuts Down Marquette Streets

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -The City of Marquette has closed Seventh Street between Fisher Street and U.S. 41 until further notice for a water main break. Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda says that there is no access to Seventh Street from U.S. 41 as a result of this substantial break. The Department […]

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