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Two-Vehicle Crash In Sands Township

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon in Sands Township. It happened just after 1:30 p.m. on M-553 near County Road 480. Deputies say a vehicle, driven by 19-year-old Stephanie Lukkonen of Gwinn, turned into the path of an oncoming car driven by […]

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Traffic Flows Changed In Portion Of Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Traffic flow changes on a portion of Baraga Avenue in the City of Marquette are continuing. Left hand turns off of Baraga Avenue onto McClellan Avenue are not being allowed for vehicles heading south toward US-41. The intersection is part of a traffic flow study in connection […]

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Three Sentenced In Federal Court In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three people arrested in an investigation by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team and the DEA into drug distribution into the U.P. have been sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette. 43-year-old Damon Belcher of Detroit, 36-year-old Corrie Ruth of Flint and 41-year-old Stephanie Hatch of Lake Linden […]

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Marquette Man Arrested For Graffiti

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been charged in connection with several recent cases of graffiti in the city. Marquette Police arrested 23-year-old Kellen James Bishop for Malicious Destruction of Property between $1000 and $20,000. Bishop was arrested after an investigation into numerous businesses, buildings and properties that were […]

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City Of Marquette Seeks Lansing Lobbyist

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is working on hiring a lobbying firm to represent the city’s interests at the state capitol. The Marquette City Commission interviewed representatives of two firms at a special work session yesterday. The Commission heard from the firms Kelley Cawthorne and Karoub Associates. The […]

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Gladstone Seeks Interim City Manager

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gladstone City Commission is seeking to select an interim City Manager. The Commission this week voted unanimously to not renew the contract of Darla Falcon, who had served in the position for the last six years. Under the contract agreement with Falcon, her employment was terminated […]

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MQT Township And Peter White Public Library Reach Deal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An agreement has been reached between Marquette Township and the Peter White Public Library in Marquette for library services for Township residents. The previous contract, which was in place since 1993, was terminated by the Township in January. Township officials said that contract was drawn up to […]

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MTU Announces Tuition Adjustment

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Michigan Technological University in Houghton say the school has adjusted tuition rates for next year in compliance with state guidelines. The university took the action following the signing of next fiscal year’s state budget by Governor Rick Snyder this week. The adjusted increase averages 4.2 […]

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Forestry Land Bills Signed Into Law

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation offered up by an Upper Michigan lawmaker concerning forest property has been signed into law. The measure, sponsored by State Senator Tom Casperson, is part of a package of bills designed to allow eligible landowners to transfer commercial forest property into the Qualified Forest Program without […]

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Marquette Commissioners Approve Strategic Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has formally approved the city’s strategic plan. Following a work session to finalize the plan for fiscal years 2016 to 2018, the Commission unanimously approved it at their regular meeting last night. The plan has been built by city staff following public meetings […]

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