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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman is currently free on bond after being arrested and charged with felony embezzlement. Angie Spaulding of Gwinn was arrested last week and charged with embezzlement of more than $1,000 and less than $20,000 from the Marquette St. Vincent DePaul agency. The embezzlement was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man will spend up to five years behind bars for running down an ice fisherman nearly one year ago. 27-year old Douglas Barbeau of Garden pleaded no contest last month to failure to stop at the scene of an accident causing serious impairment or […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police say they arrested more than 100 drunk drivers during a special enforcement period over the New Year’s holiday in Michigan. Officers arrested 103 drunk drivings during the special drunk driving crackdown in 22 counties between December 27 and January 1, including 30 drivers who were […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder delivers his third “State of the State” address tonight in Lansing. Tonight the Governor will propose a new state department, to be called “The Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions.”  The Governor will also propose a fee increase to raise more money for roads […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker delivered his State of the State address yesterday and discussed proposed legislation watched closely in a portion of the western U.P. During his speech, Walker called on lawmakers to quickly pass legislation that would ease regulations so a new iron ore mine could […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police arrested a Gwinn man last night on a series of charges after a routine traffic stop. 26-year-old Sean McNamara was driving south on US-41 near Van Epps Street just before 10 p.m. when a Marquette Police officer attempted to pull him over for a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man was arraigned yesterday on felony drug charges in Marquette County District Court. 31-year-old Todd Raymond Mills of Ishpeming was charged with two counts of controlled substance-operating a methamphetamine lab, which is a 20-year felony. Mills was arrested Sunday evening in Ishpeming.  He had […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has made three appointments to the Michigan Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board. The nine-member board advises the Department of Natural Resources on policies, plans and programs concerning the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee. The appointees are Amy Clickner, of Negaunee. She is chief […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Snyder doesn’t appear happy with a Pure Michigan ad sponsored by Michigan Economic Development Corporation that ran in the Wall Street Journal last week touting Michigan’s new status as a right-to-work state. Snyder said yesterday at the Michigan Agri-Business Association annual meeting in Lansing that he […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An inmate at a state prison in the western Upper Peninsula was beaten to death. Police say 26-year old Randolph Connor died Saturday after being punched and kicked several times by two other inmates in the prison’s TV room at the minimum security Ojibway Correctional Facility in […]

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