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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A long-term evaluation project focusing on the former Cliffs-Dow site along Lake Superior in Marquette has found data indicating chemical contamination of the land has significantly declined. The findings were presented last night to the Marquette City Commission and will be a key step in expediting the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver in an early-morning single-vehicle rollover accident last week in Marquette County’s Michigamme Township was arraigned yesterday on several felony counts. 33-year-old Jessica Jamison of Winterset, Iowa, was arrested after the accident on March 26th on eastbound US-41 near the Brown Road. She was charged with […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post responded to a fatal home explosion and fire yesterday morning on Drummond Island in Chippewa County. Witnesses say a loud explosion was heard and felt on the island just before 9:00 a.m., and shortly afterwards, smoke was seen in […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Word from Northern Michigan University that today’s scheduled presidential candidate visit for Cynthia Pemberton has been cancelled due to weather-related travel issues and will be rescheduled for a later date. Pemberton is one of four candidates announced last week. All four will be visiting the NMU campus […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers in the state that they must have new fishing licenses before tomorrow’s start of the 2014 fishing season. New regulations are going into effect tomorrow and all 2013 licenses are good only through today. The D-N-R  says Michigan’s fishing […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Public forums have been scheduled for this week for on-campus visits by two of the four finalists for the Northern Michigan University presidency. The candidates will give 5-7 minute presentations that address their interest in the NMU presidency and how their experience and credentials match the needs […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gas prices rose by more than four cents per gallon this week in Michigan. Triple-A reports that motorists are finding the average price of a gallon of gas is up by four-point-four percent, bringing Michigan’s statewide average to $3.77 per gallon. That’s seven-point-three cents per gallons higher […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers of Michigan has announced he’s not running for re-election and is getting out of elective politics. Rogers, whose profile has risen significantly as chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, made the announcement this morning. The seven-term congressman says his next job will […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is praising the passage of Senate Bill 780, which is a supplemental appropriation for the state Natural Resources Trust Fund. The bill contains multiple projects aimed at development and land acquisition in the Upper Peninsula. Included in the measure is funding […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation introduced in Lansing by State Representative Scott Dianda creates early retirement packages to Michigan Department of Transportation employees to trim the ranks at M-DOT and applies those budgeted funds to road surfaces. Dianda says as legislators put together a road funding package, adjustments to current expenditures […]

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