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One Person Arrested After High Speed Chase

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was arrested following a brief high-speed chase last night in Skandia. State Police from the Negaunee Post attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding on US-41 near M-94 around 8:40 p.m. Troopers say the driver of the vehicle refused to stop and they began a […]

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UPPCO Begins Marquette Co. Basin Draw Downs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company has begun the lowering of water levels on its hydroelectric reservoir connected with the Hoist Project located on the Dead River System in Marquette County. Company officials say lowering the reservoir water may cause “bridging” where the lower water level leaves a […]

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School Closings And Delays For Thursday, 2/26/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wind Chill Advisories are posted for most of the U.P. until 11:00 a.m. eastern today. Temperatures are ranging from around zero right along the Lake Superior shoreline to 20 below to 30 below zero well inland. Wind chills of around 15 below to near 30 below zero […]

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Bay College Receives State Skilled Trades Grant Funding

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bay College is one of 18 community colleges in Michigan gaining state-of-the-art equipment and training materials for students through a $50 million grant program. The state funding will come through the Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program in an effort to help close a talent gap and […]

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State House Adopts Marquette County Road 595 Resolutions

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State House has passed a pair of resolutions authored by U.P. lawmakers supporting the Marquette County Road Commission’s effort gain approval for a proposed road project. The House adopted the resolutions by State Representatives Scott Dianda of Calumet and John Kivela of Marquette supporting the Road […]

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State Agency Approves Marquette Redevelopments

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Economic Development Corporation says the Michigan Strategic Fund has approved two community revitalization projects in downtown Marquette. Officials say the projects will generate a total capital investment of at least $190 million, create 169 new jobs and retain 2,300 jobs. The fund approved $55-point-7 million […]

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UPDATE – Mackinac Bridge Reopened

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say the Mackinac Bridge has been reopened to traffic after being shut down earlier today due to a multi-vehicle accident and blowing snow conditions. Reports say the accident involved eight vehicles and happened around 9:30 a.m. near the toll booths on the bridge’s north […]

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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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