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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities are continuing the investigation into an attempt to smuggle illegal drugs into Marquette Branch Prison. State Police from the Negaunee Post and correction department officials say a woman attempted to throw a package containing illegal drugs over a fence to an inmate in a lower security […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Target stores could help Michigan State Police in the event of a major disaster in the state. Reports say the Minneapolis-based retailer recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Michigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division. Michigan State Police spokeswoman Nicole Lisbeth says the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is reminding residents they have a week to register to vote in the November 6 general election. The deadline is Tuesday, October 9.  Voters may register by mail, at their county, city or township clerk’s office, or by visiting any Secretary of […]

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                MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A recently awarded federal grant is being used to establish a 320 acre community forest in Houghton County’s Portage Township. The Department of Natural Resources worked with the grant recipient, the Keweenaw Land Trust, to secure funding from the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Garden man will go to trial later this year for running down an ice fisherman from Marquette last winter in Delta County. 27-year old Douglas Barbeau of Garden faces charges of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and failure to stop […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Delta County man is facing an October 11 preliminary hearing after being arraigned yesterday for providing illegal substances to underage youths. 59-year-old Gary Masonick of Gladstone was arraigned yesterday on four counts of providing a controlled substance to a minor. Masonick was arrested Friday after authorities […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has plead guilty to a charge of manufacturing meth in his home.  29-year-old Robert Fields of Ishpeming appeared in court in Marquette County today and plead guilty to a charge of delivery and manufacture of methamphetamine.  The guilty plea was part a plea […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man is the grand prize winner of the Michigan Department of Transportation’s “Share Your Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk Story” contest. Michael Gronseth of Negaunee won a trip to the top of the Mackinac Bridge after the photo he shared on the MDOT Facebook […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Delta County man is scheduled to be arraigned today following his arrest late last week for providing alcohol and controlled substances to minors. The 59-year-old man was arrested Friday after police executed a search warrant at a residence at 619 Michigan Avenue in Gladstone. The man […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An effort to replace faded and worn residential emergency signage in Alger County has been started by the County Sheriff’s Department. The original fire number signs are over 15 years old and have become considerably damaged and worn, making them hard for firefighters to see when they […]

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