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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Funding for the construction of another Littoral Combat Ship at Marinette Marine has been included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill includes $1.8 billion for the ship construction. Marinette Marine, just across the state line from Menominee, Michigan, is one of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Munising detachment say a fire destroyed a mobile home on Johnson Road in Van Meer around 1:30 yesterday morning. Five people, 30-year-old Gaylord McArthur, 24-year-old Barbara McGee, 6-year-old Brian McGee, 4-year-old Arianna McArthur and 3-year-old Alia McArthur, were injured in the fire. Troopers […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters were called out early this morning to rescue a person who had fallen through the ice in Marquette’s Lower Harbor. The call came in just after 12:20 a.m. about the victim falling through ice near Thill’s Fish Dock. Two firefighters put on cold water […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies say a two-vehicle traffic accident this morning in front of the Lowe’s store in Marquette Township snarled eastbound traffic on US-41 for about 45 minutes. The accident happened around 7:45 a.m. when a 2003 Ford pickup, driven by 51-year-old Clifford Dice of Bay […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Department responded to a house fire early this morning in Munising Township. The fire was reported just after 1:30 a.m. and it destroyed a mobile home on Johnson Road in Van Meer. Few details have been released, but some injuries were reported, including […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  An Upper Peninsula man is being arraigned tomorrow for second degree murder after his wife died from her injuries suffered during an alleged domestic assault. 34-year old Nima Nassiri of Dollar Bay was initially charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Michigan’s unemployment rate in November edged down by two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.8 percent. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, both total employment and the number of unemployed decreased over the month, pushing the state’s labor force downward. Michigan’s jobless rate […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says a series of state and local transportation projects have been announced around Michigan that are being made possible through the $115 million Roads and Risks Reserve Fund. A total of seven road projects in the U.P., MDOT’s Superior Region, total $6.9 […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are continuing the investigation into an apparent early-morning hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of one person yesterday. The accident was reported around 5:20 yesterday morning when a passing motorist called 9-1-1 to report a body laying in the roadway on […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle traffic accident on US-41 in front of the Menards store in Marquette Township just before noon yesterday. Deputies say 69-year-old Judy Young-Campbell of Ishpeming was eastbound on US-41 in a 2003 Subaru when 48-year-old Donna Nikunen of Munising turned […]

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