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Marquette Farmer’s Market Receives Grant For Upgrade

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Downtown Marquette Farmer’s Market is one of 10 markets around the state selected to receive grant funds from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. The Farmers Market Grant Program provides grants up to $50,000 to existing farmers markets that have operated for at least four years. Projects […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Ishpeming City Police report the arrest of an Ishpeming man on criminal sexual conduct charges involving a minor. 44-year-old John Wayne Mathews was arrested on Friday on one count of accosting a child for immoral purposes, which is a four-year felony and one count of 4th-degree C-S-C […]

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Negaunee Man Arrested For Larceny From Motor Vehicle

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News )  – Negaunee Police arrested one person early yesterday morning after being called out on a report of someone breaking into parked cars. Officers were called out to an area on Pine Street around 12:15 yesterday morning when three suspects were seen breaking into the vehicles.  19-year-old Tyler […]

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Calumet Man Arrested On Felony Drug Charges

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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 yesterday on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana.  Authorities also seized approximately one ounce of cocaine […]

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Iron Ore Heritage Trail Dedicated In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority officially dedicated the 12-mile section of the Iron Ore Heritage Trail connecting Marquette and Negaunee this afternoon. The ceremony was held today at the Negaunee Old Towne Park across from the Negaunee Senior Center. Officials say the $1.9 million project involved […]

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Group Renews Effort To Stop Wolf Hunt In Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A coalition opposing wolf hunting in Michigan has launched a second petition drive aimed at banning the practice. The group Keep Michigan Wolves Protected is aiming to collect at least 225,000 signatures and submit them to the Secretary of State’s Office in March 2014 to qualify for […]

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Kingsford Youth Injured In Traffic Accident In Dickinson County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post say a 14-year-old Kingsford boy was injured when the moped he was riding on collided with a car yesterday afternoon. Troopers say the boy was southbound on Hydraulic Falls Road in Breitung Township just after 2:30 p.m. central time when […]

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Delta County Woman Sentenced In Child Abuse Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A woman charged with torturing and abusing her teenaged son in Delta County has been sentenced to up to 50 years in prison. 46-year old Susan Bardo of Escanaba was sentenced today to two concurrent sentences of 20-50 years in prison for torture and first-degree child abuse […]

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Governor Rick Snyder Launches U.P. Tour

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Governor Rick Snyder kicked off a tour of the U.P. this morning in Ironwood.  Snyder offered remarks at the “Western Gateway to Pure Michigan” Trailhead Dedication at the Miner’s Heritage Memorial Park in Ironwood. Snyder also toured the Orvana Copperwood Mine site in Wakefield before heading to […]

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Man Arrested For Trespassing After Being Run Out Of Delta County Home

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County authorities report the arrest of one man for trespassing after being chased out of a Ford River Township home by the homeowner. State Police from the Gladstone Post responded to the residence around 5:30 am yesterday on a report of a male intruder inside the […]

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