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Kivela & Casperson Offer Dark Store Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela and State Senator Tom Casperson have introduced bills addressing the so-called “dark store” issue. The bills would help local governments that lose money when large commercial and warehouse stores successfully argue to the Michigan Tax Tribunal for a lower tax rate. The lawmakers […]

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Filizetti Investigation Formally Concluded

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office has wrapped up the investigation into the death of four year old Amarah Filizetti of Gwinn. The Prosecutor says following a thorough review of the investigation, no criminal charges will be filed. On September 3rd, Filizetti was severely injured when a heavy […]

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Police Investigate Telephone Scam

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Delta County are warning the public about a telephone scam in the Gladstone area. Reports say a company calling itself the “City of Gladstone Disconnection Department” is calling residents and requesting credit card information or their utilities will be disconnected. Several calls have been made […]

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Marquette Police Arrest Suspect In School Vandalism Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police have arrested a person in connection with recent damage and theft of s surveillance camera from Bothwell Middle School. 21-year-old Bryan Larson was arrested and charged with Larceny and Malicious Destruction of Property in connection with a recent incident at the school. An image of […]

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NMU Approves First Academic Major In Native Studies In Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has formally approved the first Native American Studies academic major in the state. The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a recommendation by its academic affairs committee to build upon the previously established academic minor. Classes in the new four-year program will begin in […]

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Police Investigate Death Of Marquette Man In Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say the investigation is continuing into the death of a man who’s body was recovered yesterday afternoon at Presque Isle Park. Police say the body of a 33-year-old Marquette man was pulled from the base of a cliff by authorities just before 12:30 p.m. […]

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NMU Wildcats Celebrate 2015 Homecoming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s Homecoming Weekend at Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Several activities are happening through the weekend around Marquette for NMU alumni to take part in. The annual Homecoming Parade starts at today 5:30 p.m. and will travel down Third Street, and is followed by an All-Alumni Reception […]

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UPSET Seizes Over 100 Marijuana Plants In Bust

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Crystal Falls, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team say they seized over 100 marijuana plants yesterday at a residence in Crystal Falls. The raid on the home on 6th Street was part of an investigation of a case involving manufacture of marijuana. Authorities executing a search […]

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Body Recovered From Marquette Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the recovery of a body this afternoon from Lake Superior at Presque Isle Park. Reports say the body of a deceased man was pulled from the water by authorities just after noon near the Black Rocks area of the park. The original […]

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Dianda Offers M-DOT Project Cost-Analysis Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced legislation requiring the state Department of Transportation to analyze the expected life of major road projects. The Calumet Democrat’s bill requires M-DOT develop and implement the analysis for projects exceeding $1 million that are paid for in whole or in part […]

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