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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula bear farm will continue to be allowed to let paying customers pet cubs up to nine months old under a bill that passed the State Senate last week. The measure comes on the heels of new Department of Agriculture rules that limited patron contact […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Planning Commission is inviting all interested Marquette residents and business owners to participate in the final community visioning workshop tonight in Downtown Marquette. The purpose of this workshop is to determine the overall vision statement for the Community Master Plan. Two options have been […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Though Michigan saw its unemployment rate fall in September for the first time since April, it ended up with the fifth highest unemployment rate among all the states. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, most of the states saw their unemployment rates fall in September. In […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says its draft Regional State Forest Management Plans, which are designed to help the DNR manage nearly 4 million acres of state forest lands, are now available for public review. The plans are posted on the DNR website,  michigan.gov/regionalforestplans, through Jan. 2. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have released an update about the investigation into a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident last night in South Marquette that claimed the life of one person. Marquette City Police say 31-year-old Thomas Pizziola of Ishpeming was killed when he was struck by a southbound semi-truck around 6:45 p.m. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing this morning into a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident in South Marquette. Few details are known at this time, but the accident was reported around 7 p.m. yesterday on U.S.41 South near the Econo Lodge Hotel. Reports say a pedestrian was hit by a truck […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One man was killed Saturday morning after being struck by a van while crossing a street in Marquette. Marquette City Police say the accident occurred about 7 a.m. on West Washington Street near the Burger King restaurant. Police say 86-year-old Donald Papin of Marquette was crossing the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gladstone Public Safety officers are investigating a hit and run accident that happened yesterday evening. Officers were called to the South 9th street alley between Delta Avenue and Minnesota Avenue around 5:40 p.m. A 78-year-old Gladstone woman was southbound on 9th Street when an eastbound tan or […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees approved a previously ratified contract for the Administrative/Professional union (UAW 2178). Trustees held a special meeting late last week via conference call to finalize the agreement. The union voted 106-6 in favor of the contract in late September. The union represents […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation into an incident last night involving a bogus phone call about a person exposed to nerve gas that put both Bell and Marquette General Hospitals into decontamination lockdown. A call came in to Bell Hospital around 7:45 p.m. […]

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