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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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Houghton County Escapee Back In U.S.

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An inmate from Houghton County who was recently captured after escaping from a Costa Rican detention facility is back on U.S. soil. 34-year-old John Saatio is wanted out of Houghton on charges of home invasion and destruction of police property. Costa Rican authorities caught Saatio back on […]

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Ishpeming Man Charged With Murder Appears In Court

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man arrested in the stabbing death of a Marquette man has appeared in court. 24-year-old Derek Blemke of Ishpeming is charged with one count of Open Murder in the death of 21-year-old Brandon LaFarve on Friday. Blemke appeared in Marquette County District Court this […]

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Marquette City Commission Addresses City’s Strategic Plan Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be addressing the city’s strategic plan tonight with a work session at 6:00 p.m. to discuss and finalize the plan for fiscal years 2016 to 2018. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk […]

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