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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula woman has been charged in the alleged kidnapping of her granddaughter. 58-year old Robin Eggers was arraigned this week in District Court in Marquette on a charge of children-unlawful retention by a parent. Police say when her 25-year old son Jesse Wiggin did not […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Area firefighters, police, EMS and hospital personnel took part in a hazardous materials training exercise this morning in Marquette. The exercise was held at the Power Station #4 on Powder Mill Road in Marquette.  The exercise included the Michigan National Guard Civil Support Team out of downstate […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A century old bridge in the southern U.P. on the border between Michigan and Wisconsin is one of seven properties and historic districts in Michigan that have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The State Historic Preservation Office says the additions include the 101-year-old […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Calumet Post say a Pelkie woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Houghton County last night. The accident happened on Askel Road in Portage Township around 6:30 p.m.  Troopers say 52-year-old Rick VanAlstine of Pelkie was eastbound on Askel Road when he […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Delta County say a small, single-engine plane made an emergency landing last night on a roadway just north of Escanaba. The Delta County Sheriff’s Department says the plane landed near Bay College on Danforth Road near North 30th Street just after 8:30 p.m. According to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation prohibiting novice teen drivers from talking on cell phones while driving. Under the legislation, teenage drivers with a level 1 or 2 license will have to comply with cell phone restrictions. The only exemptions would be allowing new teen drivers to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the Copper Country have released an update of their investigation into a fatal snowmobile accident. State Police at the Calumet Post say 41-year-old Roger Lewis of Houghton was killed when he rode his snowmobile under a steel cable on private property. The accident happened just […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police report the arrest of a Marquette man on felonious assault charges following an incident this weekend at Marquette General Hospital. 48-year-old Robert Wallace was arrested after threatening a nurse at the MGH Emergency Room with a knife around 8:30 Saturday night. Police say the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety officials are reporting an early morning fire today that severely damaged a residence in Escanaba. The fire was reported around 12:30 this morning in the chimney of a house at 1701 5th Avenue South.  The occupants of the home were able to get out […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the Copper Country are continuing their investigation into a fatal snowmobile accident. State Police at the Calumet Post say the accident happened just before 10 p.m. Friday in Houghton County’s Franklin Township. Troopers say a 41-year-old Houghton man was killed when he rode his snowmobile […]

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