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UP Health System Seeks Input On Hospital Building Re-Use

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System are hosting a public forum next month to discuss the repurposing of their current Marquette facility. The public forum is set for Monday, May 2nd at 7:00 p.m. at the UPHS-Marquette Conference Center at the hospital. UP Health System regional President Jim […]

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Two Marquette Men Arrested For Assault

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Marquette men have been arrested and charged in an assault incident at a local business earlier this year. Marquette City Police arrested 24-year-old Leon Hall and 21-year-old David Hunter on one count each of Aggravated Assault. The arrests are connected to an assault complaint on January […]

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Ishpeming Roundabout Construction Starts Monday

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is staring work on a roundabout project in the City of Ishpeming on Monday. M-DOT is building a roundabout at the intersection of US-41/M-28 and Second Street in Ishpeming and the city will also be constructing a roundabout connecting Second and Third […]

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Kivela Praises Dark Store House Bill

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is praising a bill introduced in the House on the Dark Store issue. The bill was put forth by Republican Representative David Maturen of downstate Vicksburg. It requires the Michigan Tax Tribunal make its own independent determination on a property’s highest […]

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Former Marquette City Manager Vajda Running For County Board

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda has announced he is running for the Marquette County Board. In a statement released yesterday, Vajda said he is running to represent District Three as an Independent. He said he is running as a non-partisan candidate because the focus must remain […]

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Search Continues Near Big Bay For Missing Man

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Big Bay, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Search and Rescue crews have now been joined by Michigan State Police air support in the search for a missing Copper Country man. They are looking for 33-year-old Joseph Edward Waisanen who was last seen in L’Anse on March 20th. His truck was found […]

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KBIC Tribal Council Calls On Snyder To Reconsider Position

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is calling on Governor Rick Snyder to reconsider his position on a plan to move their Marquette Casino. The KBIC purchased the former Marquette County Airport property in Negaunee Township in 1999 to move the facility there from Chocolay Township. The new […]

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Hockeyville Voting For Lakeview Arena Continues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s a major hockey event every year and this year, Lakeview Arena in Marquette is one of four stadiums in the U.S. that could win the $150,000 Kraft Hockeyville grand prize. Now into the second round of voting, the next phase of voting has started today with […]

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Gwinn School District Bond Proposal Vote Nears

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community School District is continuing to work to educate voters about an upcoming bond proposal. District Superintendent Tom Jayne joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to remind listeners that the election is coming up on May 3rd. Jayne said the […]

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Cambensy Declares Run For 109th District State House Seat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Current Marquette City Commissioner Sara Cambensy has filed paperwork to run for the 109th District State House seat held by former Marquette Mayor John Kivela. In a statement released this afternoon, Cambensy said she is entering the race to address issues facing the U.P. that need immediate […]

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