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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – For the first time under a new law in the state of Michigan, two school downstate districts will be dissolved. Both the Buena Vista district and the Inkster School District, could not obtain financing to get them through the school year, so state and intermediate school district […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin woman is safe after a rescue operation in the western Upper Peninsula over the weekend. Regional Dispatch in Negaunee Township received a 9-1-1 call from a camper on a cell phone in a remote area of the Porcupine Mountains State Park in Ontonagon County Friday […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is asking interested residents to take part in a Lakeshore Boulevard Relocation Project Survey. The survey has been developed to gather public input as a follow-up to the public meeting held this past spring on proposed plans for the relocating of the roadway. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A study of the expected economic impacts of the resumption of mining in the western Upper Peninsula has been released. The study, by Dr. Thomas Power, concludes that a return to metal ore mining and processing would damage the economic well-being and vitality of the Western U.P. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT has started a major road resurfacing project today in the Keweenaw. The project is resurfacing 12 miles of M-203, from US-41 to north of Bear Lake Road, and M-26 from the Osceola Township line to north of Hubbell. M-DOT says this project will require lane closures […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Mackinac Bridge was re-opened early this morning after a semi tractor trailer tipped over while crossing the bridge last night. Reports say the truck was northbound on the bridge when it left the roadway around 9 p.m. and came to a rest against the guardrail and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The city of Detroit has filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. The city, which is mired in debt according to estimates by Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, filed for Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy protection yesterday. Governor Rick Snyder authorized Orr to file for bankruptcy […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A four-stage street reconstruction project is underway today in the City of Marquette. Cedar Street from Ridge Street to Arch Street is closed to allow for the reconstruction of the street and underground utilities. Ridge Street will be open during this phase and Arch Street will be […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a major road resurfacing project in the Copper Country on Monday. The project will be resurfacing 12 miles of M-203, from US-41 to north of Bear Lake Road, and M-26 from the Osceola Township line to north of Hubbell. M-DOT says […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says the temporary closure of a boat launch area in Marquette County scheduled for early next month will not be happening. The DNR says the planned closure of the Van Riper State Park boating access site, originally scheduled for August 5 to […]

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