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Two Arrested for Planning to Manufacture Meth

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UPSET detectives and Troopers from the State Police Post in Negaunee initiated a traffic stop yesterday on County Road 496 in Ely Township. A search of the vehicle located components for the manufacture of meth. A 29-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man were arrested and charged with […]

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Meth Dump Site Found in Marquette Township

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team was contacted by the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department yesterday in response to a meth dump site found in Marquette Township west of the Target store. A teacher at The North Star Academy was walking on a trail with a group of […]

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Armed Robbery of Valle’s Corner Convenience Store

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating the armed robbery of a business that happened last night. Police say a hooded and masked man entered Valle’s Corner Convenience Store at 246 West Hewitt Street around 10:45pm, brandished a knife at the female cashier and made off with an undisclosed […]

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Fatal Traffic Crash in Munising Township

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Department and the State Police at the Munising Detachment responded to a fatal traffic crash early this morning in Munising Township. Reports say the accident happened just before 5:00 a.m. when two vehicles collided head-on on Federal Forest Highway 13 in Munising about […]

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Maintenance on Portage Lake Lift Bridge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is reminding motorists in the Copper Country that they are continuing to perform routine maintenance on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge. Engineers say the work is requiring additional openings of the bridge, resulting in delays for motorists of less than 10 minutes. […]

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Callers in Negaunee Posing as Members of Michigan State Police

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at Central dispatch in Negaunee are letting residents know about a new phone scam circulating in the area. Troopers say callers are posing as members of the Michigan State Police, claiming residents must pay money to clear a warrant to avoid being arrested. The […]

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Motorcyclist Injured in US-41 Crash

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming City Police responded to a motorcycle-minivan accident last night around 9:00 o’clock on US-41 in the city. Reports say a motorcyclist was eastbound on US-41 when the minivan pulled out onto the highway into the path of the motorcycle while attempting to turn left in front […]

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Superior Watershed Partnership To Restore Marquette Shoreline

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Watershed Partnership has teamed up with the City of Marquette to host a community-wide volunteer event to help protect and restore the Lake Superior dunes and beaches within the city limits. Organizers say the city has over ten miles of Lake Superior shoreline and a […]

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The Pasty…Michigan’s Official Sandwich??

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan does not have an official “state sandwich.” But according to one prominent restaurant rating survey, it does. And it can mostly be found in the Upper Peninsula. Zagat-dot-com, in its feature “50-states, 50-sandwiches,” has named the Pasty as Michigan’s “state sandwich.” The article notes what is […]

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Unemployment Rates Down Around Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates dropped in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in August, according to state officials. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget says total employment and labor force levels declined seasonally in the majority of regions over the month. Officials say […]

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