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Ishpeming Schools Finalize New Superintendent Contract

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Ishpeming Public Schools Board of Education has finalized the contract for a new Superintendent. At a brief meeting yesterday evening, the board formally approved the contract for Carrie Meyer to become the new District Superintendent. Meyer comes to the Ishpeming Schools from the the L’Anse Area […]

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Fatal Accident In Western U.P.

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Calumet, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Calumet Post responded to a single-vehicle fatal traffic crash yesterday evening. The accident happened around 5:30pm on US-41 near Highway Location Road. Witnesses told Troopers they saw the vehicle cross the center line and run off the left side of the roadway, went […]

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Eastern U.P. Armed Robbery Investigated

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Cedarville, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the eastern U.P. say two people are in jail after the armed robbery of a business over the weekend. The suspects are accused of robbing a pharmacy in Cedarville in Mackinac County at gunpoint Saturday. One of the robbers demanded morphine at the pharmacy and […]

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Casperson Announces Congressional Bid

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has formally announced a run for Congress. The Escanaba Republican is running for the seat in the U.S. House of Representatives currently held by Republican Dan Benishek, who is retiring at the end of his current term. Casperson says he is entering the […]

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Marquette City Commission Selects New Mayor Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette will have a new mayor in office later today. The Marquette City Commission is meeting this evening and will select the new mayor. Current Mayor Mike Coyne will be stepping down from both the post and the commission due to being term limited […]

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Gwinn Man Charged With Credit Card Fraud

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the arrest of a Gwinn man on charges of illegally using a stolen credit card. 39-year-old Eric Brown was charged with three counts of Illegal Sale/Use of a Financial Transaction Device. He is alleged to have used the stolen credit card in […]

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MI House OK’s Kivela Soo Locks Measure

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A resolution by State Representative John Kivela supporting upgrades to the Soo Locks has been approved in Lansing. The measure supports a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study considered crucial to advancing construction of a second large lock at the locks in Sault Ste. Marie. Kivela says […]

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Riverside Marquette, Super One Foods & Great Lakes Radio Help Out Room At The Inn

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Last Friday, Super One Foods of Marquette, Riverside Marquette and Great Lakes Radio came together to help support the Room at the Inn Homeless Shelter in Marquette. People attending a special cookout could help out the cause by purchasing a brat, chips, and a pop for only $3.00 […]

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NMU Receives State Funds To Prevent Sexual Assaults

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University is one of over 20 state universities and community colleges that will receive funding from an effort designed to reduce on-campus sexual assaults. The schools will share $500,000 under the Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program. NMU will receive $30,000 for sexual assault prevention programs. […]

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Community Dark Store Forum Tonight In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A community forum on the dark store issue is being held tonight in Marquette. The forum is sponsored by the group Marquette County Citizens For Fair Share. It will feature several community and municipal representatives discussing the impacts of the dark store tax loophole being used by […]

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