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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan will be getting 78 new state troopers at the end of this week. The Michigan State Police will hold the graduation ceremony for the 123rd Trooper Recruit School on Friday at the Lansing Center, just a few blocks east of the state Capitol. The keynote speaker will […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General Hospital, is currently in critical need of three types of blood in four of their U.P. service areas. The need for A-negative, O-negative and O-postive blood is high in Marquette, Escanaba, Iron Mountain, and Sault Ste. Marie. Blood […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a house fire last night in the City of Negaunee. The fire was called in just before 6 p.m. at a residence at 129 Iroquois Drive.  The fire was reported in the kitchen of the home and firefighters arriving on the scene found the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at the Negaunee Post are reporting a two-vehicle accident yesterday evening in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Ontario and Center streets.  Troopers say a westbound car on Center Street, driven by a 19-year-old Marquette woman, had stopped […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has appointed an Upper Michigan Prosecuting Attorney to the Michigan Crime Victim Services Commission. Brian Peppler, of Sault Ste. Marie will serve a three-year term.  Peppler will represent county prosecuting attorneys and Democrats and replaces Kym Worthy. He is the Chippewa County prosecuting attorney […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources’ Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council will meet tomorrow in Newberry. The Eastern Upper Peninsula and Western Upper Peninsula councils advise the DNR on regional programs and policies, identify areas in which the department can be more effective and responsive, and offer […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some welcome news for Michigan motorists. Gas prices have dropped just over 14 cents a gallon this week. AAA Michigan reports Michigan’s current statewide average is just about $3.77 per gallon but that’s still 29 cents more than last year. Triple-A says that the lowest average price […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Flu season is upon us. The Michigan Department of Community Health has confirmed 12 cases of influenza, the first identified by the state laboratory during the 2012-2013 flu season in Michigan. The illnesses occurred in both children and adults in lower Michigan. At least two people were […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The owner of a former iron mine in the central Upper Peninsula says it’s planning to clean up the site and could use it to produce aggregate products such as stone, sand and gravel. The Groveland Iron Ore Mine in Dickinson County once produced 2 million tons […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post and the Munising Detachment are investigating a single-vehicle accident that claimed the life of one person over the weekend. Troopers were called to the scene on ET Road just south of Eben Saturday around 7 p.m.  The driver, 59-year-old Jill Siitala […]

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