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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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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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