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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The NMU Board of Trustees has approved a new three-year contract previously ratified by the American Association of University Professors. AAUP is the larger of two faculty bargaining units on campus and represents 382 members. The union vote was 226-29 in favor of the proposal. The new […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A judge has decided there’s enough evidence against a Western Upper Peninsula man for him to go to trial for murdering his elderly wife. 50-year-old Kenneth Peters of Bessemer has been bound over to Gogebic County Circuit Court following his District Court preliminary exam. His Circuit Court […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – BREAKING NEWS – Students at NorthStar Academy in Marquette evacuated. Students at the NorthStar Academy in Marquette have been evacuated from the school this morning. According to school officials, the evacuation was due to a security issue and all students have been taken to the MarqTran bus […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been sentenced to over two years in federal prison for providing a weapon used in a fatal shooting last year in Marquette. 32-year-old Joseph Jaukkuri of Marquette was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Marquette to 27 months behind bars on a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Final approval of a new labor contract between the American Association of University Professors union and NMU is expected later today. Negotiations between the union and the university were finalized recently and the tentative contract is scheduled to be reviewed by the NMU Board of Trustees for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual Northern Michigan University Homecoming parade is being held this evening in Marquette. The parade will be held on Third Street starting at 5:30 p.m. The following street closures will go into effect for the parade:  Pine Street from Lakeshore to Third, Fair street from Pine […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The downstate man convicted of robbery of a bank in Chocolay Township last year has been sentenced in Federal Court. 30-year-old Justin Dee McLean was sentenced this morning to over eight years in prison for robbing the Northern Michigan Bank & Trust in October of 2011. McLean […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate increased by four-tenths of a percentage point in August to 9.4 percent, the fourth consecutive monthly increase. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment declined by 18,000 last month, as the total number of unemployed rose by 16,000 resulting […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – For a fourth consecutive year Northern Michigan University has been named a military-friendly school. The 2013 list by Victory Media honors the top 15 percent of higher learning institutions that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as successful students. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This year’s final Adopt-A-Highway litter pickup begins this Saturday and runs through Sept. 30. Motorists should be on the lookout for volunteers wearing bright yellow-green safety vests in the highway right of way. There are three scheduled pickups a year in the Michigan Department of Transportation Adopt-A-Highway […]

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