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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – No longer would you see rusted out and unreadable license plates from Michigan under a bill sponsored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker signed into law yesterday by Governor Rick Snyder. The measure requires drivers to get a new license plate every ten years at a cost of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Owners of 2013 models of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid will be receiving a recall notice soon. Ford Motor Company is recalling around 73-hundred of the vehicles to reprogram the powertrain control module. The company says the cars involved in the recall may not need to have the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday evening in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 5:15 last night on County Road 492 just east of the Morgan Meadows Road. A westbound car, driven by 48-year-old Trina Ruokola of Ishpeming went out control on […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –    Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 161-thousand 2013 Ford Escape SUVs worldwide because of a potential fire risk. Nearly 140-thousand of those are in the United States. The recall applies to the SUVs with one-point-six liter engines because of the possibility of overheating and underhood […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee has issued a Lake Effect Snow Advisory for heavy lake effect snow which is in effect from 7 pm this evening to 3 pm est Wednesday. Scattered lake effect snow showers will increase in coverage and intensity this evening as northwest […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Marquette County municipalities are currently seeking funding from a state program for various storm and wastewater projects. The cities of Marquette and Negaunee are looking for a portion of 97 million dollars in money for storm water, asset management and wastewater projects. The money comes from […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Cliffs Natural Resources has made a series of financial contributions to food banks in their operating locations around Marquette County. The company has made a totaling of $15,000 in contributions to provide meals to those in need. Food banks run by the Salvation Army in Ishpeming and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The average price of a gallon of gas rose seven cents in Michigan during the past week, according to Triple-A Michigan. The statewide average is now three-thirty-three per gallon. That’s still about 25-cents per gallon last than this time last year. ‘The lowest prices among markets surveyed […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education is looking for public input on their possible grade realignment plans. The board will soon be voting on whether to adopt a realignment proposal of K-5, 6-8, 9-12. Included in this proposal is the potential to reopen Graveraet as […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s jobless rate appears to be holding steady.  Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in both September and October was nine percent, matching the August 2013 rate, according to data from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. The state’s unemployment rate in October was one and […]

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