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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This year’s final Adopt-A-Highway litter pickup begins this Saturday and runs through Sept. 30. Motorists should be on the lookout for volunteers wearing bright yellow-green safety vests in the highway right of way. There are three scheduled pickups a year in the Michigan Department of Transportation Adopt-A-Highway […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A 28-year-old Marquette man will stand trial for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy. Axel Acevedo is charged with first and second degree criminal sexual conduct and accosting a child for immoral purposes. The investigation began when the Marquette Police learned that Acevedo was a sex offender who […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech is picking up several boulders at three sites in Marquette County tomorrow. On Friday, they will be installed in the new Mining Boulder Garden, which will be located near the large boulder garden in the center of campus. The first boulder pickup will be at […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Dickinson County Road Commission will receive more than $2 million to bring the Lake Antoine Road back to all-season traffic status as part of an economic development project for Iron Mountain. Total cost for the six-part project on the route between US-2 near Quinnesec and US-2/US-141 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Negaunee are reporting a single-vehicle traffic accident last night on US-41 in front of the Super One Foods store that injured one person. The accident happened just after 10 p.m. when a car struck a light pole along US-41 head-on.  The driver of the car, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has voted to support the planned construction of County Road 595 in Western Marquette County. The DEQ says the Marquette County Road Commission has made significant improvements to their plan to minimize the project’s environmental impact. The DEQ says they feel […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will demonstrate electric car charging stations installed in the Bluff Street Parking Ramp tomorrow morning. The charging stations were installed during last fall’s $1.1 million renovation of the ramp. DDA officials will use a 2013 Chevy Volt, an electric hybrid vehicle, to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are treating the death of 34-year-old Shawn Dollar of Marquette as suspicious in nature. Police investigators are considering his death as suspicious because of the way the body was found and the uncertainty of how he died. Dollar had been last seen in the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says power should be restored to all affected areas in Western Marquette County that had a power outage yesterday evening and overnight. UPPCO says crews worked through the night restoring power to over 800 customers in Ishpeming, Ishpeming Township and Ely Township. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools are working with the Michigan Association of School Boards to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for the District. The plan is intended to produce four or five priority goals to be reached over the next three to five years.  School officials say […]

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