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News Update For Thursday, 5/24/12

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Crews are still trying to contain a wildfire that has now burned 2,600 acres in the Seney National Wildlife Refuge.  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service says crews have been working to contain the fire, but several spot fires crossed the containment line at Pine Creek.  The Department of Natural Resources plans on burning out […]

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BREAKING NEWS – Seney Wildfire Update And M-28 Closure

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Beginning between 8 and 9 a.m. today, M-DOT will close M-28 between Shingleton and Seney to allow the DNR to conduct back-burning operations from the highway. This activity is expected to take several hours, but the exact duration of the closure is not yet known. At last […]

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Update On Pine Creek North Wildfire At Seney Wildlife Refuge

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The wildfire on the Seney National Wildlife Refuge (Schoolcraft County), ignited by lightning and first reported on Monday, May 21, had burned approximately 1,500 acres as of Tuesday evening. The wildfire is in an area that backs up against the Fishing Loop and is a few miles […]

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News Update For Wednesday, 5/23/12

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Crews are continuing to try and contain a wildfire that has burned 1,500 acres in the Seney National Wildlife Refuge.  According to the U.S. Department of the interior, the fire is south of M-28, west of M-77, and just north of the fishing loop located on the refuge.  The fire is believed to have triggered […]

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News Update For Tuesday, 5/22/12

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Police arrested a Wisconsin man today following an early-morning shooting in South Marquette.  Police were called to Unit #23 at the Birch Grove Trailer Park at 500 Pioneer Road around 5:10 this morning on a report of a breaking and entering.  A man, who police had escorted away from the area about 15 minutes earlier, […]

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News Update For Monday, 5/21/12

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Marquette City Police report the arrest of an unidentified 19-year-old Marquette man this weekend.  The man was arrested early Saturday morning on the east side of Marquette after police saw him attempt to break in to two cars to steal items from them.  The man was in possession of several stolen items when he was […]

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News Update For Thursday, 5/17/12

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The Michigan Department of Transportation has awarded of state transportation economic development grant to Marquette County to develop a pair of roadways to be used by a planned mining operation. Kennecott Eagle Minerals Co. says ore produced at the Eagle Mine and processed at the Humboldt Mill will require routes built to carry heavy commercial […]

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News Update For Wednesday, 5/16/12

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A public hearing is scheduled at 6 p.m. this evening in the Marquette City Hall Commission Chambers. This hearing is intended to provide residents of Marquette with an opportunity to comment on the contents of the proposed new charter before it is sent to the State for review. The state will have 90 days to […]

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News Update For Tuesday, 5/15/12

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Warm, drier weather throughout Upper Michigan continues to increase the risk of wildfires.  The National Weather Service has issued a “red flag warning” between 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. today meaning conditions will be greatly enhanced for wildfire situations.  No open burning is allowed and burn permits are not being issued across most of the […]

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News Update For Monday, 5/14/12

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The Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Department is reporting a fatal weekend off-road-vehicle accident that claimed the life of one person and injured another.  The accident occurred early Sunday morning when the o-r-v, operated by 19-year-old Jordon Roberts went out of control and crashed into several trees on Lake Shore Road near the Tamarack Waterworks.  Roberts was […]

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