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Man Injured In Dickinson County Car Crash

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Iron Mountain Post responded to an early-morning single-vehicle accident today on M-95 north of M-69 in Dickinson County’s Breitung Township. Troopers say a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Joseph Hruska of Channing was northbound on M-95 around 12:30 this morning, central time, when he […]

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Ontonagon Pair Arrested On Drug Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Department reports the arrest of two people from Ontonagon on drug charges last night. Deputies executing a search warrant related to a child endangerment complaint in Mass City just after 9:00 p.m. arrested a 33-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman for manufacture and […]

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Murder-Suicide Investigated In Ironwood

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in the Western U.P. are investigating an apparent murder-suicide. According to reports, the Ironwood Public Safety Department says an 83-year-old man and a 77-year-old woman were found dead in the back yard of a Burt Street residence in the Jessieville area of Ironwood around 7:30 a.m., […]

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Houghton Co. Fatal Fire Investigation Continues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities are continuing the investigation into a weekend house fire in the Copper Country that claimed the life of one person. The fire was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. Sunday at a home on Osceola Road in Calumet Township and the structure was fully engulfed when firefighters […]

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DNR Says U.P. Aquatic Winterkill High

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The D-N-R says after the heavy ice and snow cover experienced on U.P.lakes this winter and spring, it may be common for there to be a higher than average number of dead fish or other aquatic creatures in area bodies of water. Much of the U.P. saw […]

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Marquette Fireworks Committee Short On Dollar Goal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Fourth of July Fireworks Committee is continuing the effort to raise funds from the community for the Fourth of July Fireworks in Marquette. The Marquette Fireworks are funded completely by private donations, and the Committee is still short of their goal to pay for […]

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Woman Killed In Copper Country House Fire

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities are reporting a weekend house fire in the Copper Country that claimed the life of one person. State Police at the Calumet Post say the fire was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. yesterday at a home on Osceola Road in Calumet Township. The structure was fully […]

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Representative McBroom Sponsors Ed Board Measure

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 108th District State Representative Ed McBroom is sponsoring a measure that would allow Michigan voters decide regional representatives on the State Board of Education starting next year. The bill would have board candidates nominated by party conventions and elected from single-member districts for terms beginning January 1st, […]

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USDA Grants Coming To Two U.P. Communities

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two U.P. communities will be receiving USDA Rural Development Grant funding for various projects. The City of Bessemer will receive a $5-point-2 million grant to upgrade their 100-year-old sewer system. The Village of Laurium will receive a $15,000 grant to help purchase a new police vehicle. Bessemer […]

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Representative Dianda Passes House Resolution

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has passed a House resolution declaring June 2014 Log Cabin History Month in Michigan. The resolution honors Michigan’s log cabin preservationists and historians belonging to the Log Cabin Society of Michigan, who have worked to preserve more than 100 historical log […]

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