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Marquette Penney’s Store To Close

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The J.C. Penney company has announced the closure of 33 underperforming stores and the lay off 2,000 employees around the country. The store currently located in Marquette is one of the announced closures, and is the only store closing scheduled in the state of Michigan. The closings […]

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Lansing Democrats Urging Governor To Fund Programs In Address

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Democratic leaders in Lansing say they would like to see the Republican Governor Rick Snyder call for in his Stae of the State Address tonight. The Democratic leader in the Senate, Gretchen Whitmer, says she would like Snyder to make a real commitment to schools. She says […]

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Governor Snyder To Deliver State Of The State Address

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder is set to deliver his fourth State of the State message tonight. He will deliver the speech in the State House of Representatives chamber before a joint session of the House and Senate at 7 p-m. The State of the State Address is given […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Mobile Meth Lab

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a mobile meth lab that was found this week in the city. Police say the mobile lab was found in a parking lot on the 2700 block of Lakeshore Boulevard. According to a statement from the department, officers received a tip from […]

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State Police Report Two Weekend Snowmobile Fatalities

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say at least two people lost their lives in snowmobile accidents accross the state over the weekend. An Illinois man was killed in a two-snowmobile accident Sunday night in the western Upper Peninsula. State police say 50-year old Jeffrey Vandeneykel and another Illinois man […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Deputies were called out to an accident involving two snowmobiles and a pickup truck in Rockland Township last night. Deputies say the accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on US-45 when a northbound pickup failed to negotiate a curve near M-26. The driver of the […]

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Delta County Sheriff Investigating Hit And Run Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta County Sheriff’s Office responded to an apparent hit and run accident last night that hospitalized one woman. The incident occurred just before 7:00 o’clock in Masonville Township when an eastbound minivan slowed down for a vehicle parked on the side of the road on US-2 […]

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Lundin Mining Names New GM For Eagle Mine

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lundin Mining has named Michael Welch as General Manager at the Eagle Mine in Marquette County effective immediately. Welch comes from Glencore Xstrata’s nickel operations in Quebec, and also served as project director on the construction and start up of the Nickel Rim South project in Sudbury, […]

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Former Lt. Governor From Munising Passes

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former Michigan Lieutenant Governor Connie Binsfeld has died. Binsfeld, who was born in Munising and was the first woman to hold leadership posts in the state House, Senate and executive branch, died yesterday at the age of 89. Binsfeld, who lived in downstate Leelanau County’s Glen Lake, […]

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DNR Allows Supplemental Deer Feeding In Southern U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Due to heavy accumulated snowfall, the D-N-R will allow supplemental feeding of deer in the southern U.P. by permitted groups and individuals beginning this week. The D-N-R says supplemental feeding is only allowed in the southern U.P. during years when accumulated early winter snowfall reaches a depth […]

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