Home » Archives by category » U.P. News Updates (Page 41)

Supplemental Budget Bill Includes $1 Million For Mackinac Island

Comments Off on Supplemental Budget Bill Includes $1 Million For Mackinac Island

Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State Legislature has finalized a supplemental budget bill to the state’s Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget that includes $1 million for improvements at Mackinac Island State Park. Supporters of the bill say the funding will help make improvements to Fort Mackinac and other buildings on the island. […]

Continue reading …

Northern Michigan University Commencement This Weekend

Comments Off on Northern Michigan University Commencement This Weekend

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University is holding their mid-year commencement tomorrow in Marquette. Andre Stringer of Detroit will be the student speaker while Kyle Hantz of Marquette will be the student musical soloist at the ceremony. A new recognition program will debut at graduation. The Students’ Choice Award will […]

Continue reading …

School Closings For Thursday 12/8/16

Comments Off on School Closings For Thursday 12/8/16

  School Closings for Thursday, December 8th, 2016: Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School

Continue reading …

One Injured In Dickinson Co. Rollover Accident

Comments Off on One Injured In Dickinson Co. Rollover Accident

Norway, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a rollover traffic crash this morning in Dickinson County. It happened on US-2 near the DNR Field Office in Norway around 8:00 a.m. central time. Norway Police say a westbound Ford sedan was stopped on the highway attempting to turn left onto […]

Continue reading …

Negaunee Township Power Plant Public Hearing Set

Comments Off on Negaunee Township Power Plant Public Hearing Set

Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Township Board is holding a public hearing tomorrow about the proposed building of an energy-generation plant in the township. Wisconsin-based WE Energies is considering the construction of a $180 million natural gas-fired power plant at an industrial park in Negaunee Township. The Township Board […]

Continue reading …

Ishpeming City Council To Select Mayor Tonight

Comments Off on Ishpeming City Council To Select Mayor Tonight

Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council is holding their annual organizational meeting tonight. The Council will select a Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem for the city and will finalize the upcoming year’s meeting schedule. Other items on the agenda include authorizing the Marquette County Land Bank to negotiate on […]

Continue reading …

Changes In Leadership At Jacobetti Veterans Home

Comments Off on Changes In Leadership At Jacobetti Veterans Home

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some changes have been announced in the leadership of the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Chief Operating Officer of the home, Brad Slagle, has been named interim CEO of the Michigan Veteran Health System. Steve Rolston, the MVHS vice president of operations, will take over day-to-day […]

Continue reading …

MI DNR Surplus Land Auction Underway

Comments Off on MI DNR Surplus Land Auction Underway

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan Department of Natural Resources auction of surplus public land starts today. Most of the parcels are located in the Upper Peninsula and central and northern Lower Michigan. The auction, which runs until January 10th, will feature a total of 58 parcels. Land up for auction […]

Continue reading …

Woman Killed In Ontonagon County Rollover

Comments Off on Woman Killed In Ontonagon County Rollover

Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Hancock woman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash yesterday evening in Ontonagon County. 29-year-old Mandy Kela was northbound on US-45 a mile north of M-26 around 7:30 p.m. when her vehicle went out of control, slid into a ditch and rolled over. Kela was not […]

Continue reading …

Power Slowly Restored In Eastern U.P.

Comments Off on Power Slowly Restored In Eastern U.P.

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Crews are continuing to work restore service to Cloverland Electric Cooperative customers who were without power early this morning throughout much of the eastern Upper Peninsula. Officials say about 3,000 total outages were reported starting around 12:30 a.m. today. Crews were able to restore some of those […]

Continue reading …