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Last Shopping Day Before Christmas Is Here

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This is it, the final day of the 2013 Christmas shopping season, and last minute gift buyers can expect the usual crowded stores. Tom Scott, of the Michigan Retailers Association, says retailers will do their best to accommodate those consumers, but again “patience” will be the rule […]

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State Police Warn Residents Of Job Scam

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are warning residents about a scam involving job postings on the website Craigs List. Troopers say a person responded to a job posting on the site and was hired without an application, interview or a background check. The person was […]

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Marinette Marine To Continue Navy LCS Construction

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Funding for the construction of another Littoral Combat Ship at Marinette Marine has been included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill includes $1.8 billion for the ship construction. Marinette Marine, just across the state line from Menominee, Michigan, is one of […]

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Update On Alger County Fire That Injured Five

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Munising detachment say a fire destroyed a mobile home on Johnson Road in Van Meer around 1:30 yesterday morning. Five people, 30-year-old Gaylord McArthur, 24-year-old Barbara McGee, 6-year-old Brian McGee, 4-year-old Arianna McArthur and 3-year-old Alia McArthur, were injured in the fire. Troopers […]

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Harvey Man Falls Through Ice On Lake Superior

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters were called out early this morning to rescue a person who had fallen through the ice in Marquette’s Lower Harbor. The call came in just after 12:20 a.m. about the victim falling through ice near Thill’s Fish Dock. Two firefighters put on cold water […]

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Traffic Accident In Marquette Township Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies say a two-vehicle traffic accident this morning in front of the Lowe’s store in Marquette Township snarled eastbound traffic on US-41 for about 45 minutes. The accident happened around 7:45 a.m. when a 2003 Ford pickup, driven by 51-year-old Clifford Dice of Bay […]

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Injuries Reported In Alger County House Fire

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Department responded to a house fire early this morning in Munising Township. The fire was reported just after 1:30 a.m. and it destroyed a mobile home on Johnson Road in Van Meer. Few details have been released, but some injuries were reported, including […]

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Dollar Bay Man Faces Murder Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  An Upper Peninsula man is being arraigned tomorrow for second degree murder after his wife died from her injuries suffered during an alleged domestic assault. 34-year old Nima Nassiri of Dollar Bay was initially charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder […]

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Michigan Unemployment Numbers Down

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Michigan’s unemployment rate in November edged down by two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.8 percent. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, both total employment and the number of unemployed decreased over the month, pushing the state’s labor force downward. Michigan’s jobless rate […]

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M-DOT Announces Road Projects Around The State

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says a series of state and local transportation projects have been announced around Michigan that are being made possible through the $115 million Roads and Risks Reserve Fund. A total of seven road projects in the U.P., MDOT’s Superior Region, total $6.9 […]

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