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Ski Jump Tournament Tonight In Ishpeming

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 129th Annual Suicide Hill Ski Jumping Tournament happens tonight. Organizers with the Ishpeming Ski Club say the hill is in great shape and the weather looks like it’s going to be good for the event. They add that teams from around the world and the United […]

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Alger County Man Arrested On 1st Degree CSC Charges

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Munising Detachment have arrested an Alger County man on Criminal Sexual Conduct charges. 39-year-old Matthew David Jaqua of Chatham was arrested on a six count 1st Degree CSC warrant. Jaqua is being held at the Alger County Jail on a $100,000 cash bond. […]

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Man Injured In Houghton County Snowmobile Crash

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a snowmobiling accident yesterday in Houghton County. The accident happened just after 4:00 p.m. on Trail #3 about a mile north of Twin Lakes. Reports say a northbound snowmobile, operated by a St. Paul, Minnesota man, went out of control, hit an […]

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Lake Superior State Drops Early Morning Classes

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan university has announced plans to no longer offer early morning classes. Officials with Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie say they will not schedule classes from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The university says the idea is to make it […]

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Illinois Woman Killed In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was killed in a multi-snowmobile accident yesterday in Keweenaw County. The crash was reported on Trail #3 about one mile south of US-41 in Allouez Township just before noon. Reports say 46-year-old Denise Hesse of Illinois died from injuries sustained in the crash. An unidentified […]

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Amasa Hits Record Low Of -40 Sunday

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Amasa, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The coldest place in the United States yesterday was Amasa. According to the National Weather Service in Negaunee Township, the Iron County community had a temperature of 40 below zero yesterday morning. That’s colder than temperatures recorded in any other state in the country, including Alaska. Negative […]

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Hancock Man Arrested For Bow-And-Arrow Assault

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country man was arrested this weekend on assault charges after an argument turned violent. The 58-year-old Hancock man was arrested after he allegedly shot another man in the left shoulder with a bow and arrow. Hancock Police responded to a report of a fight on […]

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UP 200 Weekend A Success Despite Frigid Temps

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Organizers with U.P. Sled Dog Association say although this weekend had some extremely cold weather, the sled dog races and events were a success. The winner of the UP 200 was Ryan Anderson of Ray, Minnesota. In a close finish, Anderson beat out Martin Massicote of Quebec […]

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TRAVEL ADVISORY – Friday, 2/12/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say M-28 between Kawbawbam Road in Chocolay Township and Munising is closed as of 1:30 pm today. Heavy lake-effect blowing snow is causing zero visibility. The alternate route is M-94 between Munising and US-41 South in Skandia Township. Marquette City Police say drivers are […]

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TRAVEL ADVISORY – US 41 South In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have issued a weather-related travel advisory to all motorists passing through the Marquette area. Drivers are being advised to avoid using US-41 South if at all possible at this time because of poor visibility conditions. They add if you need to travel, please use […]

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