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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Menominee Police say a 34-year-old Wisconsin man drowned this week near the Menominee Marina. Rescue crews pulled the unidentified Marinette, Wisconsin man from the water Monday night, and he died yesterday morning at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. Authorities say that three teenage girls walking on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says a truck with an over-sized load of wind generator equipment tore down a series of electrical lines on M-35 near the Jarvi Road intersection in Negaunee Township yesterday afternoon. The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. when the southbound truck hit some […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Board of Commissioners is continuing with attempts to resolve issues with a proposed mining tax and its potential impact on the county. At their regular board meeting last night, Commissioners discussed the possible Mining Severance Tax.  That tax would change the amount of money […]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University officials say a long running program at the United States Olympic Education Center is ending. U.S. Speedskating is suspending its program for the upcoming year.  Long and short-track speedskating training programs were both on the NMU campus prior to the USOEC becoming an official Olympic […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A public meeting is scheduled for next week by the Environmental Protection Agency on the application by the Marquette County Road Commission to construct County Road 5-95. At their regular meeting yesterday, the Road Commission encouraged the public to come out and voice their opinions about the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Public Schools Board of Education has voted to not support a recently-negotiated contract between teachers and the district. At their meeting last night, the Board said language in the contract concerning teacher tenure and “at will” employee hiring and firing policies has been deemed as […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department is looking for the public’s help in their investigation into the disappearance and death of an elderly Bessemer woman.  79-year-old Ethel Grzena-Peters was last seen in Bessemer on August 3rd.  Her remains were found in Watersmeet Township on August 13th.  Authorities say […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – General Motors is recalling nearly 250,000 mid-size SUVs in 20 states and the District of Columbia because of a side door power lock failure that could lead to fires. GM says fluid could get inside the driver’s door module and cause corrosion, which could short out the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists are paying nine cents less for gas this week, following last week’s nearly one-cent dip. According to ‘Triple A Michigan’, the current statewide average of nearly three-dollars-90- cents a gallon is 22 cents more than at this time last year. Of the cities it surveys, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post report a single-vehicle rollover accident this weekend. Troopers on routine patrol spotted a westbound car traveling at a high rate of speed around 1:15 Saturday morning on County Road 480 near the M-35 crossroads. As troopers began to give pursuit, the […]

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