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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is suing the Upper Peninsula Indian tribe that plans to build a new casino in downtown Lansing. In the complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District in Michigan, Schuette charges that the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan has cut K-12 education funding deeper than 28 other states, according to a new report from the Washington, D.C. based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The report shows that, since 2008, Michigan cut K-12 funding 8.8 percent or $542 per pupil, based on unadjusted numbers. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Good news for Michigan motorists this week. Gas prices are down eight cents a gallon. According to Triple A Michigan, the current statewide average is just below $3.97 per gallon, however that’s over nine cents more than at this time last year. Of the cities it surveys, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fatal Off Road Vehicle accident that happened over the weekend in Champion Township. The accident happened Saturday, Sept. 8, at 5:25 p.m. on the Clear Lake Access Road. Michael Argall, 51, of Ishpeming was riding a four-wheeler toward Clear […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are looking for the public’s help as they investigate a case of arson and theft in Ishpeming Township. According to police, a portable outhouse located near the boat launch area of the Clark Creek Public Access site on Red Road was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Baraga County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal early-morning structure fire yesterday in Arvon Township. The fire was reported just after 5 a.m. at a residence on Ohman Road in Skanee.  Fire crews from Arvon Township and Aura responded to the scene to put out the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fatal Off Road Vehicle accident that happened over the weekend in Champion Township. The accident happened just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday on the Clear Lake Access Road.  A 51-year-old Ishpeming man was riding a four-wheeler toward Clear Lake and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Board of Michigan Canvassers has finalized details on the six proposals that will be on Michigan’s fall ballot. The four-member bipartisan board also agreed on what order the proposals will appear on the ballot. They will appear as follows: Prop 1 is a referendum on the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags to be lowered to half-staff within the state Capitol Complex and at state buildings, grounds and facilities throughout Michigan in honor of Army Pfc. Shane Cantu, of Corunna, today. Flags should be returned to full-staff on Wednesday, as they will […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Bell Hospital in Ishpeming have named a new Chief Executive Officer. 56-year-old Floyd Bounds will start in the position on Monday.  His hiring comes after Bell Hospital operated without a CEO since the resignation of former CEO Rick Ament last October. The hospital says Bounds, […]

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