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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A technology center with affiliate offices around the state, including Marquette has received a million dollar federal grant to help small and medium-sized manufacturers throughout the state expand and create new high-tech jobs. The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is headquartered in downstate Plymouth with affiliate offices in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Alcohol and excessive speed are being considered factors in a single-vehicle rollover accident early yesterday morning in Dickinson County that claimed the life of one person. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Department says 46-year-old Scott Curren of Felch was killed in the accident around 3 a.m. central time […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County Authorities say a Gladstone man was arrested for drunk driving this morning after driving his vehicle into a Gladstone bar. Gladstone Public Safety says the 27-year-old man, whose name is being withheld at this time, was driving west on M-35 around 1 a.m. when his […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post responded to a snowmobile accident in Ontonagon County Saturday night. Troopers say the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. on Lake Gogebic when a 34-year-old woman from Iowa was thrown from her machine while crossing the lake.  The woman was taken to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Menominee County Sheriff’s Department is continuing their investigation into a fatal two-vehicle crash that closed M-35 for about four hours Friday evening. The accident occurred just after 5 p.m. central time on M-35 in Cedarville Township, near County Road 551 when a minivan struck a pickup […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County law enforcement agencies are among more than 100 police departments in 22 Michigan counties conducting extra drunk driving patrols to keep impaired drivers off the road as people ring in the new year tonight. The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning says the extra officers […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wordsmiths at Lake Superior State University have released their 38th annual list of words and phrases that should be banned from the English language in 2013. Topping the list of nominations of words banished from the queen’s English for misuse, overuse and general uselessness is “Fiscal Cliff,” […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reminding motorists that the intersection of Front Street and Washington Street in downtown Marquette will be closed for the annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. The closure will be in effect from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m. and motorists are being asked to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed new Emergency Manager legislation into law, approved late in the lame duck session of the Michigan legislature. Under the new law, struggling local governments would have four options to get out of financial distress: emergency management; a consent agreement; mediation; or Chapter […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former 108th District State Representative Judy Nerat of Wallace has died at the age of 64. Nerat had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma during her one term in the legislature from 2009-to-2010.  Nerat was the first woman elected to the state House from the Upper Peninsula, representing […]

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