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News Update For Wednesday, 7/11/12

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Michigan State Police and the Alger County Sheriff’s Department are investigating an apparent drowning in Lake Superior near Grand Marias.  Few details have been released, but reports say that the body of an elderly woman was recovered from the lake by the Grand Marias pier after authorities were called out about a report of something […]

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News Update For Tuesday, 7/10/12

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A 37-year-old man is facing multiple charges stemming from a family squabble in the Western Upper Peninsula over the weekend.  According to police, Bobby Joe Nordstrom was fighting with family members Sunday afternoon in Iron River township. When the fighting escalated, he grabbed a gun and fired off two rounds. Police say Nordstrom then barricaded […]

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The suspected driver in a fatal hit and run accident in the City of Marquette has been arraigned in Marquette County District Court.  30-year-old Luke Eugene Huotari of Gwinn was formally charged this morning in 96-th District Court with two counts of failure to stop at the scene of an accident resulting in serious impairment […]

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News Update For Friday, 7/6/12

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Paul Lang has been asked to remain as Northern Michigan University’s provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, in an announcement made today by NMU Interim President David Hayes. The university provost is an institution’s chief academic officer. Lang was appointed interim provost and vice president in June 2011, replacing Susan Koch, who left NMU […]

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News Update For Thursday, 7/5/12

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  Marquette City police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a hit and run accident last night that injured two people.  Police say the accident happened just before 10:30pm at the intersection of Genesee Street and South Front Street when a 42-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man were crossing the street […]

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No charges will be filed for the Alger Correctional Facility inmate who is accused of the murder of a fellow inmate.  Andre Adams has been determined to be chargeable by the Alger County Prosecutor’s Office with the May 31st, 2012 murder of Carlos Love but Adams is currently in prison for life without parole for […]

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News Update For Monday, 7/2/12

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Chocolay Township Police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation of the theft of a pair of all terrain vehicles and a trailer.  Police say the theft happened sometime between last week Wednesday and Friday when someone drove onto a yard of a residence in the Timberland subdivision, hooked up the trailer and […]

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News Update For Thursday, 6/28/12

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Park Rangers at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Alger County rescued a kayaker stranded on Grand Island yesterday afternoon due to high winds and waves on Lake Superior. 58-year-old Craig Perdue of Kentucky was located by authorities on a small beach on the island where he had landed his sea kayak to get off of […]

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News Update For Wednesday, 6/27/12

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State Police and the U.S. Coast Guard say the search is over for a missing diver near a shipwreck in Lake Superior.  52-year-old Derril Yerigan of New Richmond, Wisconsin, visited the S-S Samuel Mather shipwreck with three other divers on Monday.  The site is located 174 feet deep in the Whitefish Point Underwater Preserve about […]

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News Update For Tuesday, 6/26/12

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State Police at the Wakefield Post responded to a fatal single-motorcycle crash last night on M-28 in Ontonagon County’s Bergland Township.  Troopers say 73-year-old Charles Evans of Marenisco was westbound on M-28 near Sandy Beach Road just before 10-pm when a deer ran out on the roadway and struck the motorcycle.  Evans was thrown from […]

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