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Gwinn Man Charged for Hit and Run Accident on 4th of July

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man charged as the driver in a Fourth of July hit and run accident in Marquette that claimed the life of one person and injured another is scheduled to appear in court later today. 30-year-old Luke Eugene Huotari of Gwinn faces a preliminary hearing […]

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Cell Phone and Land Line Service Down in Schoolcraft County Today

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cellular phone service is down in Schoolcraft County this afternoon. Both cellular and land line service is also currently down in Inwood Township of Schoolcraft County.  Officials say county residents who need emergency services should call 9-1-1 on a land line until further notice. Affected residents in […]

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MARESA Receives Grant for Reading Programs in Marquette and Alger Counties

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency has received grant funding to assist in programs to develop reading skills in area youth. The MARESA AmeriCorps Program, “Get Ready Get Reading”, has received a $149,800 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service.  The grant will support twelve […]

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A Few Beaches Re-Opened After Fuel Spill in Port Huron

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The St. Clair County Health Department has re-opened a few beaches along Lake Huron that had been closed as a result of a fuel spill in the lake yesterday. Officials say other beaches may soon be reopened as well. A 110-foot dredging barge sank early Thursday morning, […]

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Detroit Bomb Threats Continue

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A recent wave of bomb threats in the City of Detroit is continuing. Detroit Police say they received another bomb threat on the Ambassador Bridge.  Authorities say the threat came in around 5:15 p.m Thursday afternoon. However, officials kept the busy international crossing open while they investigated […]

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36 Year-Old Ishpeming Man Sentenced to Prison on Assault Charges

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been sentenced to prison time on assault charges. 36-year-old Ralph Emanuelson of Ishpeming was sentenced this morning in Marquette County Circuit Court for a domestic violence incident that happened last May where he held a knife to the throat of his wife.  […]

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The Whitetail Industrial Park in Escanaba is Awaiting the Governor’s Approval for State Funding

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A legislative effort to make high-speed internet service available to a Delta County business park to increase their competitiveness is headed to the Governor for approval. 108th District State Representative Ed McBroom and Senator Tom Casperson say the Whitetail Industrial Park in Escanaba is only the governor’s […]

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Man Arraigned After an Accident Injuring a 64 Year-Old Woman in Ishpeming

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver in an accident earlier this week in Ishpeming that injured one woman was arraigned yesterday in 96th District Court. 50-year-old Richard Charles Jordan of Ely Township was charged with driving on a denied or revoked license causing serious injury, which is a felony punishable by […]

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UPSET Arrests Four in Manistique on Drug Charges

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested four people in the city of Manistique last night. Two women and one man were arrested for delivery of prescription pills.  A second man was arrested later in the evening on three counts of delivery of prescription pills […]

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Road Closure in Negaunee Tomorrow

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Negaunee has announced a road closure in the city for tomorrow. The LS&I Railroad will be closing down the crossing on Buffalo Road from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be no through traffic permitted on the road and motorists are being asked […]

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