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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Several streets will be closed this evening for the 25th Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in downtown Marquette. City officials say from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m., the intersection of Front Street and Washington Street will be closed. The streets will be closed as follows to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Very low wind chills through this morning in the Central and Western U.P. are combining with moderate to heavy lake effect snow today to make for a cold and snowy New Year’s Eve. The National Weather Service Office In Negaunee says Arctic air will combine with west […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at the Negaunee Post are encouraging motorists to slow down and drive very carefully today. Several accidents, including a 5-vehicle crash this afternoon in Negaunee Township, have been reported around the region today and troopers are telling all drivers to slow down. They are […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to a two-vehicle crash this morning on US-41 in South Marquette near Marquette Branch prison. The accident happened around 8:00 a.m. when an SUV collided with a mini-van. The accident backed up northbound traffic for a short time as crews worked on the scene. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing to search for a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident Friday evening. Police say the accident happened Friday just after 6:00 p.m. at the intersection of W. Washington Street and US 41. The suspect vehicle struck another vehicle forcing it […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Reports by ESPN today say that Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz has been fired. Schwartz had only one winning season during his five years with the Lions. The team was 7 and 9 this season, losing six out of its last seven games. In 2012, the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The United Steelworkers Local Unions 4974 and 4950 have stepped up to help collect nearly $2000 for the Salvation army this Christmas. The unions collected $1,951 for the Ishpeming Salvation Army by participating in the Salvation Army’s red kettle drive. Kettles were placed at the Tilden Mine, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Christmas/New Year’s travel period is officially underway, and according to a Triple-A Michigan survey 2.9 (M) million Michigan residents are travel 50 miles or more from home from now through New Year’s Day. The Auto Club says 92-percent of Michiganders in the survey will go by […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More than 260-thousand families and businesses remain without power after a storm system rolled through this weekend knocking out service to more than 482-thousand families and businesses. Consumers Energy reports outages include 185-thousand customers, and DTE Energy more than 78-thousand as of Monday night. Consumers Energy says […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This is it, the final day of the 2013 Christmas shopping season, and last minute gift buyers can expect the usual crowded stores. Tom Scott, of the Michigan Retailers Association, says retailers will do their best to accommodate those consumers, but again “patience” will be the rule […]

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