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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Integrys Energy Group and the equity investment fund Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners LP have announced a plan where Integrys will sell 100 percent of the stock of Upper Peninsula Power Company to BBIP. The purchase price is approximately $298.8 million for UPPCO’s electricity distribution operations, excluding its […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Soo Locks are closed for the season as of yesterday and they will now undergo annual maintenance and repairs. Planned winter maintenance activities to keep the locks functioning safely and reliably include installation of new hydraulic pump units and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The J.C. Penney company has announced the closure of 33 underperforming stores and the lay off 2,000 employees around the country. The store currently located in Marquette is one of the announced closures, and is the only store closing scheduled in the state of Michigan. The closings […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Democratic leaders in Lansing say they would like to see the Republican Governor Rick Snyder call for in his Stae of the State Address tonight. The Democratic leader in the Senate, Gretchen Whitmer, says she would like Snyder to make a real commitment to schools. She says […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder is set to deliver his fourth State of the State message tonight. He will deliver the speech in the State House of Representatives chamber before a joint session of the House and Senate at 7 p-m. The State of the State Address is given […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a mobile meth lab that was found this week in the city. Police say the mobile lab was found in a parking lot on the 2700 block of Lakeshore Boulevard. According to a statement from the department, officers received a tip from […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say at least two people lost their lives in snowmobile accidents accross the state over the weekend. An Illinois man was killed in a two-snowmobile accident Sunday night in the western Upper Peninsula. State police say 50-year old Jeffrey Vandeneykel and another Illinois man […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Deputies were called out to an accident involving two snowmobiles and a pickup truck in Rockland Township last night. Deputies say the accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on US-45 when a northbound pickup failed to negotiate a curve near M-26. The driver of the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta County Sheriff’s Office responded to an apparent hit and run accident last night that hospitalized one woman. The incident occurred just before 7:00 o’clock in Masonville Township when an eastbound minivan slowed down for a vehicle parked on the side of the road on US-2 […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lundin Mining has named Michael Welch as General Manager at the Eagle Mine in Marquette County effective immediately. Welch comes from Glencore Xstrata’s nickel operations in Quebec, and also served as project director on the construction and start up of the Nickel Rim South project in Sudbury, […]

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