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One Injured In Marquette County Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Excessive speed was believed to be a factor in a snowmobile accident in Marquette County Friday evening that injured one person. Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the accident around 5:00 p.m. on DNR Trail #14 about six miles north of the Triple-A Road in Powell Township. […]

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Police Investigate Fatal Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post have released and update of their investigation into a fatal snowmobile accident that happened early Saturday morning in Dickinson County. Troopers say 37-year-old Chad Schlenvogt of Port Washington, Wisconsin was killed when his snowmobile struck a guardrail on Pine Mountain […]

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Marquette Man Dies On City Fitness Trail

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  –   Marquette City Police are reporting the death of a Marquette man this weekend on the city’s fit strip. Officers were called to the fit strip off of Lincoln Avenue just before 5:00 p.m. on Sunday after a cross-country skiier was located laying face-down on the trail by […]

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Marquette DDA Reschedules Baraga Street Meeting

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says the Baraga Avenue Visioning Session that scheduled for last night has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The session will be held at the Marquette Commons on Third Street.  The DDA recently received a MI […]

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Kivela Requests Emergency Assistance From Governor

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela has presented a bipartisan letter to Governor Rick Snyder requesting that he declare a state of emergency for frozen water lines. The Marquette Democrat says with record breaking cold temperatures, many communities are struggling to maintain necessary services despite the utilization […]

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Traffic Light Repair Underway In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Repairs are underway at a damaged traffic signal at the intersection of  US-41 and Lakeshore Drive in Ishpeming. Crews with M-DOT are on the scene and lane closures are in place at the intersection to reduce eastbound and westbound traffic on US-41 to one lane in each […]

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School Closings And More For Friday, 2/28/14

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The following school districts and headstart programs are closed, canceled or delayed this morning due to inclement weather: SCHOOL CLOSINGS Arvon Township Schools Engadine Consolidated Schools L’Anse Area Schools North Central North Star Academy-Polaris Middle School HEADSTART CANCELLATIONS BHK Baraga County Headstart Escanaba Headstart KBIC Early Headstart […]

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Ishpeming Police Report Two-vehicle Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Police responded to a minor traffic accident yesterday afternoon on US-41 at Country Lane. Police say a vehicle driven by Christina Anthony of Marquette failed to yield the right of way as she pulled out onto US-41 from Country Lane around 12:15 p.m. Anthony struck a […]

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Man Injured In Marquette County Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a snowmobiling accident in Wells Township yesterday evening. Deputies were called out around 5:00 p.m. to an area just over three miles north of County Road SY on Trail 33. 50-year-old Scott Lobajeski of North Fond Du Lac Wisconsin was […]

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Empire Mine Closure Averted For Now

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has announced a deal that will extend the life of the Empire Mine. The revised commercial agreement agreement with ArcelorMittal USA Inc. will supply iron ore pellets through the end of Jan. 2017, with an option to extend the agreement for one year. Cliffs […]

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