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YMCA Of Marquette County CEO Coombs-Gerou Resigns

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The long-time CEO of the YMCA of Marquette County has resigned. In a statement from the YMCA of Marquette County Board of Directors, the resignation of Lisa Coombs-Gerou was made public today. According to the statement, Coombs-Gerou’s resignation was effective yesterday and Senior Leader, Jenna Zdunek has […]

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School Closings For Monday, 4/4/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Persistent wintry weather is holding on this morning in the north-central U.P. with continuing snow showers and poor road conditions. As a result, we have some school closings to pass along this morning: Negaunee Schools NICE Community Schools Gwinn Schools & Gwinn Head Start Ishpeming Schools & […]

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Two Arrest In Marquette County For Meth

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Marquette County residents have been arrested on meth charges. Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team were notified that the two had purchased components used to manufacture meth. A traffic stop and vehicle search by Marquette City Police resulted in the arrest of 39-year-old Starlene […]

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U.P. Man Arrested For Marijuana

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Caspian, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Caspian man has been arrested on marijuana charges following a traffic stop. The 53-year-old man, who’s name has not been released, was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. Over five pounds of processed marijuana was found in the man’s vehicle by authorities. The […]

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Marquette BLP Energy Center On Schedule

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Board of Light & Power says plans are progressing on schedule for the construction of the new Marquette Energy Center. At a special meeting of the BLP last night, officials said bids for the engineering and construction of the facility are going out next month […]

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What’s The Future For Marquette Hospital Facilities?

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette city officials are beginning the process of deciding the future of the soon to be empty UP Health System-Marquette hospital. Duke LifePoint is breaking ground on their new hospital on Baraga Avenue later this year, and as a result, the current facility on West College Avenue […]

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Upgrades Coming To Landmark Marquette Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some improvements will be coming to a landmark park in the City of Marquette. The Marquette City Commission unanimously approved a plan last night at their regular meeting to increase the accessibility to the Father Marquette Park on Front Street. The $200,000 project will include new walkways, […]

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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Critical Need

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of U.P. Health System, is currently in a critical need of A-negative, O-negative and B-negative types of blood. The need is greatest in the Marquette and Iron Mountain service areas, but donations will be accepted at all of the Blood […]

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Three Arrested For Marquette Home Invasion

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three Marquette County residents have been arrested by Marquette Police on Armed Robbery charges. Police say the robbery occurred on the morning of March 13th when several suspects entered a home on the 500 block of N. Front Street and robbed the occupants at gunpoint. The suspects […]

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Arrest Made In Camp Break-In Investigation

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police say a suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a camp break-in on Little Shag Lake after a lengthy investigation. 33 year-old Samuel Robert Duff has been charged with thee felonies: 1st Degree Home Invasion, Receiving and Concealing Firearms, and Larceny of […]

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