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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has vetoed legislation that would allow properly trained and licensed gun owners to carry concealed weapons into schools, churches and other places where they’re currently disallowed. The bill would have also banned gun owners from carrying their weapon openly in these areas, but Snyder […]

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Snyder on Re-Election

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder says he won’t wait until 2014 to make his intentions known concerning seeking re-election. Snyder has not announced whether he would seek another term in office, and while all indications are he will run for re-election there remains speculation that he may not decide […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an early-morning single vehicle rollover accident yesterday on County Road 480. The accident happened just before 1 a.m. just east of Seney Road when a westbound 2004 Honda CRV SUV, driven by 34-year-old Cora Longtine of Negaunee, went out of control […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Deputies were called out to a two-vehicle accident yesterday in Republic Township. Deputies say a westbound Ford pickup truck, driven by a 40-year-old Republic man, disregarded a stop sign and pulled out onto M-95 from River Road into the path of a northbound tractor trailer, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – There’s focus this week on Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, who says he is reviewing legislation passed last week that is likely to spark passionate reaction on both sides of the gun-control issue. The bill – passed a day prior to the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut – would […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists continue to receive holiday cheer. ‘Triple A Michigan’ says gas prices around the state fell more than 18 cents a gallon this week.  The Auto Club says the current statewide average of just over $3.24 per gallon is down more than 32 cents in a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has green lighted two recently approved contracts with union groups on campus. The Technical and Office Professional Staff UAW local 1950 ratified a new contract Thursday by a 95-32 vote. AFSCME local 1094, composed of food service, maintenance and police employees, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have arrested a Northern Michigan University student in connection with an early-morning shooting this week in Marquette. 21-year-old Nicholas Ireland of downstate Grosse Pointe was arrested for the shooting that happened Wednesday around 5:30 a.m. at 518 Fisher Street. The shooting was determined to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Legislature has approved a package of bills designed to assist U.P. mining companies with potential job creation and become financially stronger while encouraging economic development in the region. The bills, introduced by 110th District State Representative Matt Huuki, place a 2.75 percent severance tax on […]

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