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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Watershed Partnership has teamed up with the City of Marquette to host a community-wide volunteer event to help protect and restore the Lake Superior dunes and beaches within the city limits. Organizers say the city has over ten miles of Lake Superior shoreline and a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan does not have an official “state sandwich.” But according to one prominent restaurant rating survey, it does. And it can mostly be found in the Upper Peninsula. Zagat-dot-com, in its feature “50-states, 50-sandwiches,” has named the Pasty as Michigan’s “state sandwich.” The article notes what is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates dropped in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in August, according to state officials. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget says total employment and labor force levels declined seasonally in the majority of regions over the month. Officials say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies were called out to a vehicle/pedestrian accident yesterday evening in Skandia Township. The accident happened around 5:00 p.m. on the 100 block of Ingalls Road when a 56-year-old Skandia man backed his 2006 Chevrolet Trail Blazer out of his driveway, striking a 61-year-old […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – At least two bills are being introduced in the Michigan House to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes — also called “e-cigarettes” — to minors. The separate bills are sponsored by House Republican Rick Outman of Six Lakes, and House Democrat Sam Singh of East Lansing. Outman […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Republicans wrapped up their three-day Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference yesterday on Mackinac Island. During the event state GOP members set goals to maintain its legislative majority, win its first U.S. Senate seat in 20 years in 2014, and put Michigan in the corner of the Republican […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arrested on felony indecent exposure charges in connection with an incident at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 59-year-old Mark Axton Hammond was arrested on Friday on charges of aggravated indecent exposure and indecent exposure by a sexually delinquent person. Police […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the arrest of a Marquette man on Criminal Sexual Conduct charges. 25-year-old Charles Deangelo Rogers was arrested Friday on a felony charge of 3rd Degree C-S-C in connection with an alleged incident at his residence in the early morning hours of Sunday, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lundin Mining Company has secured the money it needs to complete the Eagle Mine project in western Marquette County. Toronto, Ontario-based Lundin says it has restructured a line of credit to allow for as much as 600-million dollars in total debt on the mine. The company says […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate increased in August for the third consecutive month. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget says the state’s jobless rate last month edged upward by two-tenths of a percentage point to nine percent. Michigan’s jobless rate in August was the highest recorded in […]

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