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Driver Charged In Mackinac Bridge Fatal Crash

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St. Ignace, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver of a semi-truck involved in a seven-vehicle fatal accident Friday on the Mackinac Bridge is facing charges. The accident happened around 4:00 p.m. on the northbound lanes of I-75 just south of the bridge toll booths. State Police say a northbound semi failed to […]

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Escanaba Woman Dies In Traffic Crash

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Skandia, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say one person was killed yesterday afternoon when their vehicle rear-ended an armored truck. The accident happened around 2:20 p.m. on US-41 at Dukes Road in Marquette County’s Skandia Township. Troopers say a northbound car driven by 66-year-old Donna Jaksic of […]

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Eagle Mine Earnings And Production On Track

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lundin Mining says quarterly earnings for the Eagle Mine in Marquette County have met the firm’s expectations. Over the current three-month period, the Eagle Mine generated operating earnings of $40.3 million. The company says Eagle Mine’s earnings were generally in-line with expectations, with nickel and copper production […]

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Michigan Tech Partners With Portage Health Foundation

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech in Houghton has entered into a community health partnership with the Portage Health Foundation. MTU President Glenn Mroz says the partnership combines the missions of both organizations as well as their existing strengths and financial resources to help improve health in the community. The partnership […]

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Marquette Streets To Close For Bike Race

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A series of streets in the City of Marquette will be closed down tomorrow for the annual Ore to Shore mountain bike race. Starting at 9 a.m. and continuing through 6 p.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard, and Powder Mill Road from County Road […]

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U.P. Motorcycle Crash Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in an early morning motorcycle accident in Marquette County. State Police at the Negaunee Post say the accident happened just after 3:30 a.m. today on Brown Deer Road off of County Road 550 in Marquette Township. Reports say the motorcycle left the roadway […]

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U.P. B&E Investigation Finds Meth Components

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Forsyth Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police say an investigation into some recent reports of camp break-ins resulted in the locating of meth-making components. Authorities executed a search warrant at a property on Northwestern Lake Trail yesterday evening while investigating several reported break-ins at camps in the area. Officers found […]

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Gwinn School Board Has Vacancy To Fill

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn School Board is currently seeking applications to fill an open member seat. The vacancy was created by the resignation of Board member AJ Filizetti, effective August 9th. The Board now has thirty days to fill this vacancy and the person appointed will serve on the […]

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Marquette County Election Results For 8/5/2015

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – MARQUETTE COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS Marquette County Medical Care Facility Millage Renewal of .55 mills for five years for funding of operations. Yes: 3088  No: 980 Marquette City Senior Services Millage of one mill for five years to provide services to Marquette City residents aged 60 and over. […]

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Emergency Work Continues On Closed Soo Lock

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is continuing to investigate the cause of a mechanical failure that closed down one of the Sault Ste. Marie locks for emergency repairs. The Army Corps says the MacArthur Lock is experiencing mechanical issues and has been taken out […]

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