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Two injured in car crash off Tonti Street in Marquette

MARQUETTE - Two people are being treated for injuries after being involved in a car crash this morning. According to a press release from the Marquette Police Department, officers responded to a personal injury accident on US-41 South near Tonti Street at about 8:43 this morning. The accident happen


US-41 South closed near Shiras Hills in Marquette

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A crash has closed US-41 South Thursday morning near Shiras Hills, on the south side of Marquette. Police say southbound US-41 traffic is being rerouted onto Lake Street.


Michigan Girl Dies After Ingesting Meth

ELKHART, Ind. (CBS Detroit/ AP) – A Michigan father and his girlfriend are facing felony charges after his 10-year-old daughter ingested methamphetamine and died in Elkhart, IN. last June.


Michigan's 58 lowest-income ZIP Codes, based on 2016 tax returns

Michigan has 58 ZIP Codes where the average income reported on 2016 federal tax returns was below $35,000. The statewide average was $61,618, according to recently released IRS data.


Two vehicle collision involved Marquette County Road Commission plow truck

RICHMOND TOWNSHIP — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle personal injury crash involving a personal vehicle and Marquette County plow truck.


Hundreds of people gather for the UP Special Education Conference at Northern Michigan University

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - On Thursday over 300 people attended the Upper Peninsula Special Education Conference at Northern Michigan University. The two-day conference features workshops, break-out sessions, and presentations on topics within the special education field.


Marquette Township closer to prohibiting weed sales

MARQUETTE — Marquette Township appears to be joining the growing ranks of Michigan municipalities that have prohibited recreational marijuana establishments since the passage of Proposal 1 on Nov. 6.


Ex-NFL star gets pre-approval for medical marijuana dispensary in Michigan

Former Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson received preliminary approval this week to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Michigan. Johnson was given unanimous pre-approval to open the business with his wife, Brittney Johnson, The Detroit Free Press reported Thursday.


Marquette Chamber of Commerce planning for the future

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette Chamber of Commerce says it's at a point of transition. The chamber's Board of Directors announced Nick Steffey’s departure as Executive Director of the Marquette Chamber of Commerce is effective Friday.


Detroit man who threatened 'massive shooting' in Michigan arrested, authorities say

A Detroit man accused of threatening "a massive shooting" in Michigan has been arrested in Youngstown, Ohio. U.S. Marshals said 28-year-old Cameron White posted on Facebook that he was "planning a massive shooting real soon."


Marquette County discusses single stream recycling and looks to bring back glass

MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority is looking to improve their recyclable processing capability. This proposed project would provide a single stream recycling program.


Trial set for Michigan soldier charged in husband's killing

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a woman and a man who Michigan authorities allege were having an affair and conspired to kill the woman's husband. Authorities say 23-year-old U.S. Army Sgt. Tyrone Hassel III was fatally shot in an ambush on New Year's Eve while visiting his fa


Sharpshooters rule: Free throws, 3-pointers help lift Negaunee Miners boys basketball team to 49-46 win over Westwood

NEGAUNEE — Junior guard Jason Waterman scored 18 points and Negaunee made 8 of 9 free throws in the fourth quarter to pull out a 49-46 boys basketball victory over Westwood at Lakeview Memorial Gymnasium on Wednesday night.


Damaging windstorm sets its sights on West Michigan

WEST MICHIGAN — You may want to get prepared for a strong storm coming this weekend. Sunday’s powerful winter storm could bring some of the strongest winds West Michigan has seen all season. A storm this strong usually only happens once a year.


Police detail timeline, motive of mother in West Michigan murder-suicide

SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The shooting deaths of three young girls and their mother in West Michigan earlier this week has been ruled a murder-suicide. The Kent County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday afternoon that the medical examiner ruled that the deaths of Alaina Rau, 2; Cassidy Rodery, 6; and


These are the 10 best diners in Michigan

The search for Michigan's Best Diner was all about breaking records, and waistlines. After receiving more than 370 nominees and 40,000-plus votes, we set out to visit about 30 of the top contenders, including our 12 poll winners across the state.


Marquette Township to consider recreational marijuana, PILT ordinance

MARQUETTE — Marquette Township may join the growing number of Marquette County municipalities that have banned recreational marijuana businesses within their jurisdictions. The Marquette Township Board will consider the first reading of an ordinance prohibiting “all recreational marijuana establishm


Michigan Is Ranked As One Of The Most Sinful States

Recently a company named Wallethub (which is a credit score web-site) decided to to rank what states are most sinful and Michigan found it's self on the top 10! Here is how the web-site broke it down by...

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Snow piling up in Upper Peninsula, as Marquette has more snow than it’s had in a decade

It’s been an up and down year for snowfall across the Upper Peninsula. With the recent very snowy weather, Marquette now has more snow to this date in winter than any year since 2009.


NMU Police Department found at fault for two-car accident

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A Northern Michigan University police car and a second vehicle were involved in a crash this morning on Lincoln Avenue in Marquette. According to Marquette City Police, the NMU police car was entering onto Lincoln Avenue from Northwood Drive. A second car traveling south on