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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Procrastinators are now truly down to the last minute, with just today to finish their Christmas shopping before the big day tomorrow. Retailers are ready and willing to accommodate consumers with special sales, discounts and other bargains, but the clock is ticking. Tom Scott, of the Michigan […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is inviting all interested community members to help with the future of one of the city’s most popular parks. The city is encouraging community involvement in the land use planning process for Tourist Park.  The plan will address all aspects of the public […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation has released a new YouTube video on distracted driving. The educational video, titled “Distracted driver crashes and goes to jail,” shows some of the consequences motorists can face if they engage in dangerous distracted driving behavior. You can see it on M-DOT’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – If you are tired of cooking Christmas dinner, or just do not feel like the hassle this year, the Superiorland Kiwanis is sponsoring a FREE community Christmas dinner. On Christmas Day 12-1 p.m., at Marquette’s Salvation Army, 1009 Baraga St. Everybody is welcome. For reservations, meal delivery, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan man has been sentenced in federal court in Marquette to 18 months in federal prison for conspiracy to manufacture marijuana. In addition to the prison time, 62-year-old Daryl David Houghton of Naubinway was ordered to serve four years of court supervision following his release […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law legislation, authored by an Upper Peninsula lawmaker, that brings more certainty to the tax structure for mineral extraction. The legislation, sponsored by 110th District State Representative Matt Huuki, includes a 2.75 percent severance tax on the gross mineral value of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Health Department has received a federal grant to expand the school-based health center at Gwinn High School. The Health Department received the grant through the School-Based Health Center Capital Program, a competitive initiative which was authored by Senator Debbie Stabenow. The Marquette County Health […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources is extending the public review and comment period of its draft Regional State Forest Management Plans. The decision to extend the period was made due to the complexity and importance of the plans, which are designed to help the DNR sustainably manage […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The following schools are closed in the central Upper Peninsula due to inclement weather: Northern Michigan University BAY College both Iron Mountain & Escanaba Campuses Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School North Star Academy-Polaris Middle School Marquette-Alger RESA Negaunee Public Schools NICE Community Schools Gwinn Community […]

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School Cancellations as of 9:30pm on Thursday, December 20, 2012   School Cancellations for Friday, December 21, 2012: Ishpeming Schools Marquette & Father Marquette Schools Negaunee Schools NICE Community Schools Powell Township Schools Gwinn Schools North Star Academy Autrain-Onota Schools Stay tuned to Sunny 101.9 WKQS during the Sunny Morning Show with Walt & Mike […]

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