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New Poll Shows Snyder Behind Democratic Candidate in Gubernatorial Race

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer holds an edge over incumbent Republican Governor Rick Snyder, according to a new poll. The survey by North Carolina-based Public Policy Polling found that 42 percent of likely voters back Schauer and 38 percent support Snyder. Pollster Tom Jansen says Schauer’s initial […]

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Investigation Continues: Marquette Woman Arrested for Murder

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the arrest of a woman with ties to Upper Michigan who was arrested in Duluth, Minnesota for fatally stabbing another woman. Police responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on the 100 block of East Fifth Street Sunday. They […]

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Complaint Dismissed on Use of Indian Mascots in Michigan

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Department of Education has dismissed a complaint seeking to end the use of Indian mascots and imagery at Michigan K-12 schools. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights announced Monday that its complaint, filed in February, against the use of certain mascots, nicknames and imagery had […]

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Sales Up for Detroit Automakers

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Car and truck sales numbers for Detroit’s automakers are roaring back in May, with strong pickup sales leading the way. General Motors posted a three percent sales increase, Chrysler 11 percent and Ford 14 percent. Ford analyst Erich Merkle said it’s all about new products and pickup […]

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Gwinn Man Charged with Six Felonies After Accident Kills Two

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man is facing six felonies in connection with a fatal traffic accident in March in Delta County. 24-year-old Harley Durocher of Gwinn is charged with two counts of operating with a suspended license causing death, two counts of reckless driving causing death and two […]

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Marquette Woman Arrested in Minnesota on Murder Charge

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan woman has been arrested in Duluth, Minnesota for fatally stabbing another woman. Police responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on the 100 block of East Fifth Street in Duluth just before noon Central Time yesterday. They found the victim, 46-year-old […]

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Two-Vehicle Crash in Chocolay Township Sends Three to Hospital

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash yesterday afternoon in Marquette County’s Chocolay Township. The accident happened around 3:45 p.m.on U.S. 41 at the Michigan Welcome Center in Harvey. Chocolay Township Police say a car leaving the Welcome Center parking lot pulled into the path […]

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Construction Starts Across the U.P.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Orange barrel season gets in full swing today across the U.P. M-DOT is launching several construction projects today. In Baraga County, the repaving of shoulders and installing of curbs and gutters begins at the M-28/US-141 intersection in Covington. The project will be completed on August 9. In […]

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Education Budget Heads to Governor’s Office for Signature

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Governor Rick Snyder is expected to soon sign an education budget for 2014, which was approved by the Michigan Legislature last week. Included in the budget is a two percent increase for Michigan’s 15 public universities, with that part of the overall education budget totaling about $31 million. […]

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Marquette County Road Commission Public Meeting on Co. Rd. 550

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –A public hearing is being held tonight on proposed improvements by the Marquette County Road Commission to a portion of County Road 550. County Road officials will discuss the planned improvements to County Road 550 from the Marquette City Limit to the Sugar Loaf Mountain area.  Work included […]

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