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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a fatal house fire in Marquette County over the weekend. Forsyth Township firefighters responding to a blaze at 609 Valkyrie Street at Sawyer just before 1:00 o’clock yesterday morning could see smoke coming from the structure and searched the upstairs of the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The NMU Board of Trustees has approved housing and dining rates for the upcoming academic year and approved a series of new academic programs. The annual cost of a standard double-occupancy room and the “constant meal pass” option will be $8,742, an increase of $254. The board […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s graduation time at Northern Michigan University and Michigan Tech. Spring Commencement exercises are being held at the two U.P. universities tomorrow. NMU’s commencement ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Superior Dome in Marquette. Of the 1,023 students eligible to graduate, nearly 880 are […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say two downstate teenagers arrested for thousands of dollars worth of damage to homes and vehicles on Marquette’s east side been charged with multiple felony counts of malicious destruction of property. Police say 19-year-old Mitchell Skiba of Alpena and 19-year-old Logan Beach of Presque […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State labor officials say that seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in March declined in all of the state’s 17 major labor market regions. Total employment and labor force levels were up in nearly all regions over the month. Officials say from February to March, unemployment rate reductions were […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Cliffs Natural Resources is reporting a loss in first-quarter results for the year. For the first quarter of 2014, Cliffs recorded a net loss of $83 million, compared with a net income of $97 million in the first quarter of last year. Year-over-year consolidated revenues of $940 […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a three-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon just after 3:00 o’clock at the intersection of Third Street and Washington. Officers say a vehicle was stopped at the intersection for a pedestrian in the crosswalk when a second vehicle hit the stopped vehicle. The first […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation written by Senator Tom Casperson is in a package of bills passed by the state Senate protecting gun owner privacy by making firearms records confidential. Under the bills firearms records would not be subject to requests under the Freedom of Information Act and would be available […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says all Upper Peninsula roadside parks are opening late this year due to unseasonal weather conditions. M-DOT says the U.P parks will remain closed until the remaining snow melts, facilities thaw and water recedes. The parks are tentatively set to open May […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Courtney Brown of South Lyon will be the student speaker at NMU’s commencement on Saturday, May 3rd. She will graduate with a bachelor’s degree with a double major in English and theater and entertainment arts. Her minor is in French. The commencement soloist will be Sara Parks […]

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