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WI Man Arraigned For Traffic Chase In Marquette Township

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Marquette,MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin man arrested over the weekend in Marquette Township following a brief vehicle chase has been arraigned. 37-year-old Scott Michael Upson of Green Bay, Wisconsin, was formally charged by the County Prosecutor with OWI, Fleeing and Eluding, Resisting and Obstructing and Driving with a Revoked License. Upson […]

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MI Gubernatorial Candidate Discusses Proposed Wolf Hunt

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer says it is clear that there is a wolf problem in the Upper Peninsula but won’t say whether he supports a wolf hunt in the U-P. The former congressman and state legislator from Battle Creek does not feel the 43 wolves that […]

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Two-Vehicle Accident In Gwinn Injures Two

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday on M-35 in front of the Kountry Konvenience store in Gwinn. The accident happened around 2:30pm when a southbound 1997 Ford pickup truck, driven by 20-year-old Tyler Seppanen of Gwinn, turned left into the path of an […]

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Two Injured In Traffic Accident In Humboldt Township

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a traffic accident yesterday afternoon that injured two people. The accident happened just after 11:00am on US-41 west of M-95 in Humboldt Township when a westbound 2004 Dodge Stratus, driven by 19-year-old Taylor Dillinger of Chassell, struck a trailer […]

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Four Vehicle Traffic Accident In Negaunee Injures Five People

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police responded to a four-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon. The accident happened just after 1:30 pm at the intersection of US-41 and Teal Lake Avenue when a westbound Chevy minivan, driven by 29-year-old Jackie Swanson of Ishpeming, crossed the center turn lane and collided head-on with […]

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Wildfire Reported In Chocolay Township Near Kawbawgam Road

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire crews responded today to a wildfire in northeastern Marquette County. The fire was reported late this morning in Chocolay Township between the Ojibwa Casino and Lake Le Vasseur, one mile east of Kawbawgam Road near M-28. Original reports said the fire was at least 30 acres […]

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Calumet Man Arrested For Cocaine Possession

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team report the arrest of a Houghton County man on felony drug charges. The 50-year-old Calumet man was arrested Wednesday on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana. Authorities also seized approximately one ounce of […]

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Copper Harbor Man Arraigned On Drug Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Keweenaw County man is facing a preliminary examination on August 29th following his arraignment this week on various drug charges. 63-year old Thomas Ornelas of Copper Harbor was arrested after police confiscated more than 15 pounds of marijuana during a raid Monday at his home. Keweenaw […]

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State And Local Police To Crack Down On Drunk Drivers

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State and local police are beginning extra patrols today to combat drunk driving leading up to the Labor Day Holiday period. The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning says extra patrols from 155 agencies in 26 counties will be paying special attention to drunk drivers under the […]

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Race For Michigan’s 1st Congressional Seat Heats Up

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The race appears to be heating up for the 2014 campaign in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District where two-term Republican Representative Dan Benishek of Crystal Falls is likely to run for another term. Recent reports say his Democratic opponent will be 65-year old Jerry Cannon, a former Kalkaska […]

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