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Inaugural 5k NAMI Walk in Marquette
NAMI of Michigan Executive Director, Kevin Fischer spoke briefly before the walk about the need to let legislators know that more behavior health services are needed in the Upper Peninsula. He says despite NAMI Walks having taken place in Michigan for 16 years, today’s walk was the first for the U.P
Former Marquette area resident arrested on charges related to child sexually abusive activities
After a lengthy investigation by the Marquette Police Department, Dylan Edward Reaksecker, 26, was charged by the Marquette County Prosecutor's Office with four separate charges.
Marquette High School Girls Varsity Volleyball falls to Petoskey High School 2-0
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) -MSHS made the finals at the Sault Volleyball Invitational today, but fell 2 sets to 0. The Redettes stayed with Petoskey for the first half of set one but Petoskey was able to take control after that. Petoskey defeated Marquette, 25-12 and 25-13.
New wheelchair allows woman to enjoy Lake Superior
Cheri and her husband and caretaker, Lenny Shible, demonstrated how the wheelchair worked at Clark Lambros Beach Park in Marquette on Wednesday, with a blessing by Father Greg Heikkila of St. Michael’s Catholic Church beforehand.
Marquette County Sheriff's investigating ongoing meth bust in Forsyth Township
FORSYTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) -The Marquette County Sheriff's Office was assisted early Thursday morning by UPSET and Forsyth Township Police in a meth bust.At around 2 a.m., sheriff's deputies performed a traffic stop for a vehicle that was seen leaving a residence on Crusader Drive in Forsyth Tow
Athletes race more than 50 miles, climb four peaks in Marquette Ultramarathon
The course is mostly single-track, climbing the 4 peaks: Sugarloaf, Top-of-the-World, Bareback, and Hogback. All the peaks have views of Lake Superior, and portions of the course skirt its shoreline.
Marquette DDA and Third Base Bar gear up for 2nd annual "Classic Cars on Third Street" this weekend
“Downtown is really a special place so the more that we, as the D.D.A., can bring people to the downtown, a wider variety of people, not just people who are into festivals but people who like car shows, the better it is for all of the different businesses,” said Tara Laase-Mckinney, Promotions and E
Thunder Bay Inn hosts 29th annual Big Bay Classic Car Show
BIG BAY, Mich. (WLUC) -The wet weather held off for the 29th annual Big Bay Classic Car Show at the Thunder Bay Inn, Sunday.Restored classics, antiques, muscle cars and limited edition late model vehicles from all around the Great Lakes were proudly showcased on the front lawn of the historic Inn.Pr
Behind the scenes with local police
Bjorne’s 10-hour shift began with a meeting at 9 p.m. Bjorne, other officers and shift supervisor Lt. Ryan Grim reviewed the day’s police activities, spoke about recent incidents that required follow-up and arranged the cars and areas each officer would be assigned on the shift.
Hive finds home in Ishpeming storage building
Raymond Hoover, owner of Hoover’s Professional Tree Service in Marquette, said the company was performing tree work for CCI in Ishpeming several weeks ago when he noticed bees going in and out of the storage building.
Building something positive from tragedy is very possible
That same year, Jessica’s life, and that of her unborn baby were cut short in a shooting during the early morning hours of Thanksgiving. She was just 22 years old when she was shot to death in what police called an apparent double murder-suicide.
Phase 3 of Presque Isle Avenue reconstruction begins Monday
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) -The third phase of the Presque Isle Avenue reconstruction project will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, August 20. The third phase will include the east half of the street from Center Street to a point north of Fair Avenue. The west half will be open to two-way traffic. This is th
One-on-one with Gov. Snyder as annual Upper Michigan tour ends
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) -Reflecting on his eight years in office, Gov. Rick Snyder says the biggest change in Upper Michigan is an improved economy, especially related to tourism."I see a much stronger economy," said Snyder during a Friday morning interview at the conclusion of his annual summer U.P
New traffic lights installed around City of Marquette
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC)-Drivers in Marquette may have noticed new traffic lights being installed around town. It's part of a city wide effort to update infrastructure. As part of the project, all traffic lights within the city will be replaced with new, box style lights.
Gov. Snyder gets sneak peek at new facility
Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corp. Senior Project Manager Brad Smith, center, updates Gov. Rick Snyder, right, about the construction of the F.D. Kuester Generating Station in Negaunee Township Thursday as other officials including state Rep. Sara Cambensy, D-Marquette, second from left, look on.
Local business hits 40 year anniversary - ABC 10/CW 5
“It is just fun being around here,” said President of Schwalbachs Kitchen Specialists, Nate Noble. “I guess I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else, and our future goals are not closing the doors. We are going to stay open as long as we can. Hopefully someone else can follow in our footsteps and keep th
Urology services coming to UPHS Bell - ABC 10/CW 5
Urological services are now available to patients at UP Health System – Bell. The services offer treatment for kidney, bladder, urinary tract, and reproductive organ disorders. The move to Bell will make the service available to more patients across the Upper Peninsula.
Marquette Church helping fight the crisis of homelessness - ABC 10/CW 5
With the efforts of a group of volunteers, the First Presbyterian Church and Pastor Nick, they were able to re–open the shelter.
From PEIF to a coral reef
That’s just what Steve and Kathy Foulks of Gwinn did. However, the list of places they’ve been on their scuba diving adventures is long, and includes places like Borneo, Belize and South Africa.
Volunteer At The Marquette Area Blues Fest And See The Show For Free!
Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)– The 15th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest is just over two weeks away, and the call is out for volunteers.