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International Food Fest Kicks Off In Marquette

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual 4th of July tradition kicks off today in downtown Marquette. The 30th Annual Marquette County Exchange Club International Food Fest is taking place at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. The annual festival of food, drink and live entertainment runs from noon to 10:30pm today through Saturday, […]

Republic Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are investigating the theft of an ATV in Marquette County. Troopers were called out yesterday on a report of the stolen ATV from a location on Chief Lake Road in Republic Township. The ATV is a red Yamaha Rhino 450, […]

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Escanaba man convicted of the stabbing death of his wife last September has been sentenced to life in prison. 37-year-old Kallay Batchelor was sentenced to life in prison without parole in accordance with state mandatory sentencing guidelines. Batchelor was found guilty of first-degree premeditated murder in […]

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Chippewa County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the eastern U.P. have arrested seventeen people in connection with multiple drug investigations. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Team, or Tri-DENT, arrested 16 people on felony drug charges and one other person on a charge of harboring a fugitive. The charges include 23 counts of […]

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Public Works Department has closed a portion of East Division Street until further notice. The closure was put in effect yesterday evening due to unsafe road conditions caused by a sinkhole. The closure will last until the repairs have been made, which is expected […]

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Delta County bridge was hit by a semi-truck yesterday afternoon. According to Gladstone Public Safety, the accident happened just before 5:00 p.m. when a semi-truck hauling a skidder on a lowboy trailer hit the M-35 railroad viaduct in Gladstone. The boom on the skidder exceeded the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Sugarloaf Avenue in the City of Marquette is closed today to through traffic for road repairs at the intersection of Sugarloaf Avenue and Hawley Street. There is also a lane shift on Hawley Street. Traffic traveling between Wright Street and Hawley Street is being detoured on to […]

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Green Bay, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Green Bay, Wisconsin police are continuing search efforts for an escaped prisoner from Houghton. Police located a stolen, gray 1995 Subaru Legacy that 34-year-old John Saatio was seen driving on the city’s west side Saturday morning. Saatio was last seen on a surveillance video from a […]

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Newberry, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a road resurfacing project today in the eastern U.P. The week-long project will involve sealing pavement cracks along approximately 46 miles of M-28 from M-221 to M-123 in Chippewa and Luce counties. The project will require intermittent lane closures under […]

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Delta County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident last night in Delta County. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the accident around 6:45 p.m. on County 513 T Road near the Little Bay de Noc Campground. Reports say a vehicle, driven by 85-year-old Orville Pederson of Rapid River, […]

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