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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists will find gas prices rose nearly 3 cents a gallon this week. Triple A Michigan says the current statewide average is $3.66 per gallon, but that’s 34 cents less than this same time last year. Among the cities it surveys, the Auto Club says the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lottery officials say there were no jackpot winners in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. However, two tickets in Michigan matched five of the numbers to win $ 1 million each – one of the tickets was purchased at a CVS store in downstate Belleville. The winning numbers were 21, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has announced a plan to switch energy providers for their Marquette County mining operations from WE Energies and their Marquette-based Presque Isle Power Plant to Chicago-based Integrys, Inc. Reports say the plan was communicated to WE Energies late last month by Cliffs and the […]

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Fire in Ishpeming

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming firefighters were called out to an apartment building fire yesterday afternoon. The fire was called in around 1:30 p.m. from an apartment at 363 W. Johnson Street. Fire crews arriving on the scene found heavy smoke throughout the building, with fire coming from one of the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A special planning session is being held tonight in Ishpeming concerning the future development of property near The Cliff’s Shaft Museum. Several groups, including the City officials, Marquette County Brownfield Re-Development Authority, Ishpeming DDA, Cliff’s Shaft Museum, the Iron Ore Heritage Trail Authority, and the Lake Bancroft […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Final connections of the new water main along Division Street with The Partridge Creek Project in Ishpeming are being made today. The connections are being made to the existing water system at Lake, Pine and Division Streets.  As a result, the next round of water system disruptions […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State Senate committee Wednesday approved a measure expanding Medicaid in Michigan. The vote was 4-to-0 with one abstention. The proposal is linked with the federal Affordable Care Act, and affects up to 400,000 or more uninsured Michiganders. That bill could come up for a senate vote […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The labor union representing Michigan corrections officers has filed a class-action lawsuit against the state, because the state discontinued paying officers for pre-shift meetings as well as the time between clocking in and the time they arrived at the work site. The suit alleges a violation of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stephen Rhodes has ruled the city of Detroit will have to file its plan to restructure 18 billion dollars in debt by March 1st. The time frame gives the estimated 100,000 creditors Detroit owes time to object to the bankruptcy filing or negotiate with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A vote is expected today by a State Senate committee on legislation overhauling Medicaid, but also expanding it to those with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level. The expansion, which was discussed in the Senate Government Operations Committee Tuesday, is in connection with […]

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