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Marquette Planning Commission Forum Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette Planning Commission is hosting a public forum tonight in Marquette. The forum is being held to share ideas and gather public input on how to appropriately regulate short-term and other rental properties in the city. The Planning Commission says the forum is being […]

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Strong Storms Hit Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Strong storms that moved across the central U.P. yesterday afternoon resulted in a pair of reported tornadoes. According to the National Weather Service in Negaunee Township, the first apparent tornado touched down near the Marquette/Baraga County line. Damage included snapped White Pine trees 12-18″ in diameter. The […]

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Township House Fire Remains Under Investigation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire crews battled a house fire in Marquette Township for several hours yesterday. The fire at a home on South Vandenboom Road was reported around 4:00 p.m. Reports say the family was not at home at the time of the fire and their pets were evacuated from […]

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Portion Of Iron Ore Heritage Trail Remains Closed

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Iron Ore Heritage Trail in Marquette County are reminding users that a section of the trail is currently closed for upgrades. A two-mile section of the trail that starts at Healey Avenue in Negaunee and ends just north of the CN railroad crossing is […]

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Red Flag Warning Remains In Effect Today Across U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Red Flag Warning has been posted for today for all of Upper Michigan. The National Weather Service says very warm and breezy conditions are expected which will lead to critical fire weather conditions over the U.P. Authorities are encouraging residents to avoid burning today if at […]

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Water Main Leak Found In City Of Negaunee

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Crews in the City of Negaunee are responding today to a reported water main leak. City Public Works crews will be repairing the leak, which is at the intersection of Case Street and Pioneer Avenue this afternoon. The city says water will be shut off at approximately […]

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State Senator Tom Casperson Defends Gender Identity Bill

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a legislative update. The Escanaba Republican called in to update listeners on some key legislation he’s involved with in Lansing. The conversation focused on a recent piece of legislation he offered up […]

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UPHS-Marquette Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System-Marquette say they have selected a new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Wael Khouli has been appointed to the post at the hospital, effective tomorrow. Khouli comes to Marquette from HealthEast Care System in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he served as Medical Director of […]

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Downtown Marquette Bank Evacuated

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Employees at a downtown Marquette bank were evacuated for about 45 minutes  earlier today. The evacuation happened just before 11:00 a.m.at the Wells Fargo Bank on the corner of Washington and Front. There has been no official word on the reason for the evacuation, but reports say […]

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MDOT Starts U.P. Road Projects Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Roadwork has begun today on a portion of U.S.-41 in the Upper Peninsula. M-DOT is resurfacing 11-miles of roadway from the Delta/Alger county line to the Alger/Marquette county line. The preventive maintenance project is designed to extend the life of the pavement. The project will last through […]

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