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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The identification of the person killed in an accident involving two passenger vehicles and a semi truck has been released. Thomas Swift, 73, of Escanaba was killed in the accident that occurred Wednesday just after 8 p.m. at the intersection of US-2/41 and M-35 and South Hill […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates rose in all of Michigan’s major labor market areas in January. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget says employment and labor force levels fell seasonally in all regions over the month. The Ann Arbor area had the state’s lowest jobless rate […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former Central Michigan University professor William Merrill faces at least five years in prison after pleading guilty yesterday in U.S. District Court in Bay City to receiving child pornography. Under a plea agreement, federal prosecutors dropped a second count of the same charge and a count of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation authored by U.S. Senator Carl Levin improving funding for maintenance of the nation’s harbors was included this week in a water resources bill approved by a Senate Committee. The text of the Harbor Maintenance Act, which Levin introduced earlier this year, was included in the Water […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR Fisheries Division has released the final version of a new five-year strategic plan. Officials say the plan will be used to guide future management activities of the division in managing the various components of the state’s fisheries. The plan was developed through a process […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two downstate Bay City residents have been arraigned in connection with an armed robbery and home invasion that happened last week in Alger County. 29-year-old Richard Anthony VanPelt and 20-year-old Samantha Jo Menerey appeared today in 93rd District Court in Alger County. VanPelt was charged with 1st […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Natural Resources Commission has requested that the DNR prepare a formal recommendation regarding a wolf hunting season in Michigan. When wolves were recently classified as a game species, the NRC directed the DNR’s Wildlife Division to undertake a multi-level approach to developing a recommendation on whether […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was killed last night in a three-vehicle traffic accident in Delta County involving a semi-truck and two passenger vehicles. The accident happened around 8 p.m. at the intersection of US-2 & 41/ M-35 and South Hill Road in Gladstone. Few details have been released, but […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say two suspects have been arrested in connection with a recent armed robbery and home invasion in Alger County. The incident occurred last week at a residence on County Road 440 in AuTrain Township.  19-year-old Allen Miron was beaten by armed intruders who broke […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the western U.P. have released the names of the five people charged with operating a meth lab in Ironwood. The execution of the first of a pair of search warrants this week resulted in the arrest of three people, 40 year old Wendy Hemmings, 59 […]

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