Jason Sadowski sentenced to life in prison for killing his roommate

MUNISING, Mich. (WZMQ) – Wednesday afternoon, a three-year ordeal came to an end for the family of the late Tim Mozader. Mozader, 58 at the time, was killed in May 2019. His roommate Jason Sadowski was arrested, and now, three years later, has been sentenced to life in prison. Judge Brian D. Rahilly of the […]

Equipment Loans In The Keweenaw Receive Grant to Support Adaptive Track Program

HANCOCK – Equipment Loans in the Keweenaw received a Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s  Priority Impact Quality of Life Grant for over $17,000 that will help fund an Upper Peninsula adaptive track program, the Upper Peninsula Invitational. The Copper Country Intermediate School District’s Equipment Loans of the Keweenaw provides adaptive track and field training, and […]

A Frigid Jump Into Lake Superior for Mental Health Awareness

MARQUETTE – On the shore of Lake Superior, two women have been braving the elements, and jumping into the ice-cold waters of Lake Superior, for a cause; mental health awareness. Two weeks ago, Morgan Watts challenged herself to begin jumping into wintery Superior every day; a challenge she said began as a way for her […]

UPHS Employee Jailed For Hiding Camera In Hospital Bathroom

MARQUETTE – A 26-year-old Marquette man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly hiding a camera in a bathroom at UPHS-Marquette, where he was employed. According to a press release from the Marquette P.D., officers were called to UPHS’ Marquette branch on December 2nd when a hidden camera was discovered in a bathroom at the hospital. […]

Three Upper Peninsula Businesses Awarded MEDC Grants

LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced on Tuesday that thirty-five communities around Michigan have been awarded a total of $807,673 in grants as part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Match on Main grant program. Three of these communities and supported businesses are located in the Upper Peninsula; three grants worth $25,000 each were awarded […]

Michigan Tech Huskies to change Football leadership

HOUGHTON – The Michigan Technological University Athletics Department has announced that they have not renewed the contract of their former Football Head Coach Steve Olson. Effective immediately, Associate Coach and Offensive Coordinator Dan Mettlach has been named as the new Head Coach. Steve Olson had been the Head Coach of MTU Football for six seasons, […]

Marquette Planning Commission Denies Permit for Lakeshore Hotel Project

The City of Marquette’s Zoning and Planning Commision voted 5 – 2 against granting a special use permit to a proposed hotel development on Lakeshore Boulevard last night. The 5 and a half hour hearing drew a monumental crowd and volume of mail correspondence, the vast majority of whom spoke against the project. The developers were looking to be granted a special use permit to build the hotel on Lakeshore Boulevard, between Stuga North Veterinary Clinic and the Nestledown Bed & Breakfast.

Green Bay Packers Enter Pre-season

The Green Bay Packers head into this year with following a successful season, albeit with a disappointing finish. After topping their division and becoming the first team to record 13+ wins in a season, the Wisconsin team went out of the playoffs in the 2nd round against San Francisco. Now, heading into their fourth year under head coach Matt LeFleur, a former Northern Michigan University coach back in 2006, the team looks to finish the regular season just as strong, and finish with the Vince Lombardi trophy back in Green Bay.

New Soo Lock Under Construction

Along the St. Mary’s River, the Soo Locks, often noted as the “Lynchpin of the Great Lakes”, have been the only route for freighters moving ore and raw material from mines on Lake Superior to the refineries of the Lower Great Lakes. A century has passed since the construction of the earliest Davis and Sabin Locks, which now sit empty and abandoned on the North Channel. The two active locks, the MacArthur and Poe Locks, were built in the 1930s and 1960s respectively