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Alger County Sheriff To Retire

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Alger County Sheriff Robert Hughes has announced that he is stepping down at the end of this year. Hughes announced his retirement yesterday. He started his career with the Alger County Sheriff’s Office in 1978, and was promoted to Sheriff in 2010. Hughes says he is anxious […]

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UP 200 Preparations Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations for the annual running of the UP 200 and the Midnight Run sled dog races are on track. The Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association has opened race headquarters at the YMCA of Marquette County and mushers and their dog teams are beginning to arrive in the […]

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One Injured In Marquette County Crash

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was hurt in a two-vehicle crash around 7:00 p.m. on Midway Drive in Negaunee Township. State Police say 42-year-old Billie Heggaton of Negaunee was injured when her sedan collided with a pickup truck driven by 30-year-old Joshua Gravelyn, also of Negaunee. Troopers say Heggaton […]

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School Closings For Wednesday 2/10/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Moderate to heavy lake effect snow showers will continue near Lake Superior through tonight. The National Weather Service has posted a Lake Effect Snow Warning until 7:00 o’clock tonight for Marquette County and until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow for Alger County. Expect additional snow accumulations of 4 to […]

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Gwinn Schools Seek To Fill Board Vacancy

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – At their regular meeting last night, the Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education accepted the resignation of Board member Bill Nordeen. Nordeen’s resignation will be effective as of March 13th, and the Board is now seeking applications from community members to fill the vacancy. The person […]

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One Injured In Marquette Township Traffic Accident

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to a two-vehicle accident in Marquette Township this morning. The accident happened around 7:40 a.m. on eastbound US-41 at the Fox Marquette car dealership. Reports say one vehicle attempted to cross the lane and traveled into the path of an oncoming vehicle. One person […]

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It’s Fat Tuesday! Eat Up!

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s Fat Tuesday, the day before the beginning of Lent. That means many in the Catholic faith and others are filling up on paczkis. Bakeries across the region have been preparing for today by making up thousands of the seasonal treats. Many are expected to sell out […]

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Marquette County Rollover Accident Injures One

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A one-car rollover accident in Marquette County injured one person yesterday. According to reports, Chocolay Township Police responded to the accident on M-28 near Chocolay Downs Drive just before noon. A westbound sedan went out of control, left the highway and rolled over. The driver was […]

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Hancock Woman Sentenced To Jail For Stabbing

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country woman involved in a stabbing last summer was sentenced yesterday in Houghton County Circuit Court. 41-year-old Sarah Youmans of Hancock was sentenced to one year in the Houghton County Jail with credit for 171 days already served. She also must pay restitution of up […]

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DNR Closes Down Eastern U.P. Snowmobiling Trail

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Recent warm weather has caused a portion of a popular eastern U.P. snowmobiling trail to be temporarily shut down. The DNR has closed a 2 ½-mile segment of Trail No. 8 in Chippewa County because of unsafe riding conditions. DNR officials say warm temperatures caused […]

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