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Two Semi-Truck Collision Closes Highway In Delta County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Traffic on US-2 in Delta County was stopped this morning for about two hours due to an accident involving two semi-trucks. The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. in Garden Corners when an eastbound semi-truck was slowing down to turn into a rest area and was rear-ended by […]

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Mackinac Bridge Closed Due To Accident And Whiteouts

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say the Mackinac Bridge is closed to north and south bound traffic due to a multi-vehicle accident and blowing snow conditions. M-DOT is reporting the accident is affecting northbound and southbound I-75 at the Mackinac Bridge. Reports say the accident involved eight vehicles and […]

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Police Investigate Marquette County Hit And Run

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a hit and run accident. Police say a dark colored pickup truck struck a utility pole on County Road between Ishpeming and Negaunee around 8:00 o’clock this morning. The truck was eastbound, went off […]

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Dickinson County Snowmobile Accident Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are reporting to a snowmobiling accident that injured one person. The accident was called in last Friday afternoon around 4:30, central time, on Lake Antoine Road near Trailhead #2 in Breitung Township. Troopers say a machine operated by 32-year-old Justin […]

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Public Meetings Tomorrow In Marquette On Proposed Food Truck Ordinance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is hosting a pair of public meetings tomorrow to gather input from the public about a proposed food truck ordinance in the city. The Marquette City Commission recently directed city staff to work with the DDA to development of a Food Truck […]

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School Closings And Delays For Monday, 2/23/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wind Chill Advisory is posted for the entire Upper Peninsula until noon today. Sub-zero temperatures and high winds are creating wind chills this morning as low as 35 below zero in some areas. As a result of the cold, there are several school closings and delays […]

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Wisconsin Man Killed In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Alger County say one person died in a snowmobiling accident in Onota Township yesterday. 44-year-old Jeffrey Togstad from Weyauwega, Wisconsin was killed in the accident around 5:00 p.m. on Trail 417 just west of the Deerton Road. He was the last person in a group […]

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School Closings And Delays For Friday, 2/20/15

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS Manistique Area Public Schools Saint Francis School Escanaba Schools & Escanaba Headstart Gladstone Schools & Gladstone Headstart Rapid River Schools & Rapid River Headstart Big Bay de Noc Schools Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Hannahville Schools Holy Name School Bark River-Harris Mid-Peninsula Tahquamenon Area Schools Engadine Consolidated Schools   2 HOUR SCHOOL DELAYS Republic-Michigamme Schools Wells […]

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School Closings And Weather Updates For Thursday, 2/19/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A dangerous cold snap is affecting many areas in the region with extremely low wind chills across Upper Michigan this morning. A Wind Chill Advisory has been posted by the National Weather Service for most of the U.P. until noon eastern. Wind chills of around 25 to […]

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Cliffs Finalizes Energy Agreement With WE Energies

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has finalized an interim power agreement with WE Energies for its Michigan operations. According to Cliffs officials, this is a key step in a series of short and long-term agreements essential to the viability of their iron ore mines in the U.P., and the […]

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