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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A fourth recall of the new 2013 Ford Escape SUV’s has been issued. This time the problem is over a concern for possible engine fires.  The recall not only involves over 73,000 Escape models, but also nearly 16,000 2013 Ford Fusions. The vehicles equipped with a 1.6 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post have released the name of the victim killed in a fire early Thursday morning in Marquette Township. Troopers say the body of 37-year-old Amy Cook was found inside a mobile home at 2262 Moran Street that was destroyed by the fire. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Manistique responded to a fire last night at the FutureMark Paper Mill. The fire in an outside storage area in some paper bales at the former Manistique Papers mill was reported just after 8 p.m. Mill crews initially responded to the fire and it was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post have arrested a man for rummaging through dumpsters at an area school. Troopers were called to the Wakefield/Marinesco school on Wednesday the 20th, on a report of the man going through the dumpsters on the school’s campus. Investigation identified the 64-year-old […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation authored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker designed to help mining companies in the U.P. has been approved by the State House of Representatives. The package of bills is intended to allow U.P. mining companies to create jobs and become stronger financially while encouraging economic development in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s firearms deer season comes to an end just after sundown tonight, but State Natural Resources officials are pleased with reports of another successful hunt. Brent Rudolph of the DNR, says an estimated 671,000 people participated in the two-week firearms hunt this year, which is a two […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State Senate has taken a step toward holding the state’s first-ever modern day hunting season for gray wolves. The upper-chamber yesterday voted to designate the wolf as a game animal. And while the legislation doesn’t create a wolf hunting season, if passed, it would allow the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Township Board will be holding a public hearing on the proposed township operating budget for Fiscal Year 2013 next week. The public hearing will be held at the Township Community Center on Thursday evening at 5 p.m. The property tax millage rate proposed to be […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Troopers from the Negaunee State Police Post and Fire Investigators from the 8th District State Police Headquarters are working to determine the cause of an early morning fire in Marquette Township that claimed the life of one person. The fire at a mobile home at 2262 Moran […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Eastern U.P. man has been sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette for illegally transporting and storing explosives. 64-year-old John Lechner of Sault Ste. Marie, was sentenced to a total of 51 months in prison and a fine of $6,000. Lechner was convicted in June last year […]

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