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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Bay Mills Indian Community will be able to reopen its casino in Northern Lower Michigan under a federal court ruling this week that essentially found the state and other tribes challenging the casino had no standing. The ruling from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  A Michigan State Police post commander in the Upper Peninsula has waived his arraignment on a drunk driving charge.  Lt. William Smith of the Gladstone Post was arrested on July 7th for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. The charge is a 93-day misdemeanor with a maximum […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Marquette City Police are reporting a motor vehicle/pedestrian accident that happened last night around 9:15 at the intersection of South Front and Main Street. Police say a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old Marquette resident was southbound on Front Street when the pedestrian was struck.  the pedestrian, a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow held a roundtable discussion session today in Marquette with community leaders to discuss the impact of Farm Bill reforms on the region. Stabenow, Chair of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, hosted the session at Northern Michigan University to urge passage of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate was up for the third straight month in July.  According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, the state’s jobless rate increased four-tenths of a percentage point last month to nine percent. Michigan’s unemployment rate last month was one and six-tenths percentage […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Police have arrested a Marquette County man for allowing minors to consume alcohol at his apartment, which was the scene of a fire earlier this week.  48 yr old Glenn Scott Patron of Ishpeming was arrested after police investigated the fire at his apartment at 701 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is underway into the cause of an overnight fire that destroyed a Newberry lumber mill.  The Besse Forest Lumber Mill was a complete loss in the blaze. Reports say a truck driver who was making a delivery at the facility on East Victory Way around […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The former Michigan woman who was sexually assaulted in the U.P. while rowing the perimeter of Lake Michigan for charity has completed her 1,500-mile trip. Battle Creek native Jenn Gibbons docked her boat yesterday at the Chicago Yacht Club.  The 27-year old Gibbons, who now lives in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the stabbing of an inmate at the Alger Correctional Facility in Munising.  The incident was reported just after 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon. Authorities say the inmate was stabbed in the neck and shoulder areas by another inmate in the General Population Unit.  […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police say a total of five people have been charged in connection with the Monday night incident at the Negaunee Citgo gas station on US-41 involving a stolen Jeep.  18-year-old Jordan Gursky of Two Rivers, WI has been charged with assaulting a police officer, causing […]

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