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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Lottery has announced a winner of the KENO! jackpot is from Marquette County. The winner, who has requested not having his name officially released, is from Gwinn. According to a release from the Michigan Lottery, the man won the $250,000 jackpot on October 25th, but […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Democrat challenger Gary McDowell appears to not be ready to concede defeat to incumbent Republican Dan Benishek in the race for the 1st Congressional District. McDowell finished 2297 votes behind Benishek and in a statement released this afternoon, McDowell and his campaign team are working together to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested a 21-year-old man in Marquette last night for possession of meth lab materials. Detectives say the man was a suspected meth lab operator and under surveillance.  He was seen by authorities purchasing items used for the production of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a three-car accident that injured one person early this morning. The accident happened around 6:45 a.m. today at the intersection of Washington Street and McClellan Avenue when a westbound Chevy Malibu driven by a 48-year-old Marquette woman collided with a Chevy pickup […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR is letting residents know that the 2012 Deer Hunting Status and Prospects report is now available. The report provides information about resources and approaches for preparing for deer season each year, some background on deer in each region of the state and perceptions on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – President Barack Obama has won a second term. After a long, bitter and expensive campaign, Obama won re-election by securing more than 270 electoral votes, defeating Republican Mitt Romney, a former governor of Massachusetts. Obama also won the state of Michigan, despite the fact that Romney was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow has earned a third term, defeating former West Michigan Congressman Pete Hoekstra. After expectations for a close, hard-fought race, it never materialized. That was due, in part, to Stabenow’s big money advantage as an incumbent and big endorsements from conservative groups like the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – All five statewide proposed constitutional amendments were rejected by voters in Michigan, by wide margins. That included Proposal 2, which guaranteed collective bargaining rights and invalidated certain laws dealing with collective bargaining. Proposal 1, which was not bound to the state constitution and would have retained Michigan’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Republicans maintained the majority in the State House, following Tuesday’s election. However, their margin will be smaller than it is in the current legislature. Among other gains, Democrats ousted Republicans Deb Shaughnessy of Charlotte, Matt Huuki of Atlantic Mine and Mark Ouimet of Ann Arbor. Currently Republicans […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Here are election results for several key races and ballot proposals that we have been tracking in areas around Marquette County. These results are with 100 percent of precincts reporting as of 6:00 am on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Cheryl Hill took  Marquette County Probate Judge. For […]

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