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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight. Items on the agenda include an update from the city’s Traffic and Parking Advisory Committee and discussion of a proposal to sell a portion of land in north Marquette for a Habitat for Humanity project. The meeting will […]

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Marquette Man Injured In Weekend Crash

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a single vehicle crash Saturday night in Marquette County’s Wells Township. According to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened just after 6:00 p.m. on County Road 426 near County Road 577. A 2005 Chevrolet Equinox was eastbound on County Road […]

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Milwaukee Police Investigate Shooting Of U.P. Man

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Milwaukee, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in Milwaukee, WI are continuing their investigation into the shooting Saturday night of an Upper Michigan man who was involved in an apparent drug deal that went bad. Reports say a 27-year-old Iron Mountain man was shot just after 10:00 p.m. on the 3000 block of […]

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Marquette County Man Arrested On Drug Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been charged in connection with a series of break-ins in Marquette Township. The unidentified 26-year-old Champion Township man was arrested Wednesday after a resident called 9-1-1 around 9:00 a.m. to report a suspicious person near an unoccupied home in the Trowbridge area. […]

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UPPCO Starts U.P. Reservoir Drawdowns

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Peninsula Power Company is starting to lower water levels at their U.P. hydroelectric reservoirs. The Lake Gogebic reservoir in Gogebic County is expected to be lowered between now and the end of February. Drawdowns of levels at the Victoria and Bond Falls reservoirs in Ontonagon County […]

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Luce County Couple Arrested For Embezzlement

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Newberry, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Luce County couple has been arrested for embezzlement from a Newberry business. Following an investigation that began last October, 67-year-old Thomas Gendron and his 42-year-old wife Michelle, of McMillan were arrested this week for embezzling funds from Pickleman’s Petro. Michelle Gendron was charged with Embezzlement and […]

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Two Detroit Men Arrested In Eastern U.P.

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St. Ignace, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two downstate men have been arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs and cell phones into the Kinross Correctional Facility. 20-year-old Darryl Watkins and 22 year-old Dario Boyd, both of Detroit, were arraigned in Chippewa County yesterday on charges of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Attempted […]

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Houghton County Man Pleas In B&E And Car Theft Case

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton County man entered a “No Contest” plea yesterday to two charges in connection with a break-in and car theft last spring in Calumet. 37–year–old Isaac Laplander of Calumet plead to one count of Breaking and Entering with Intent, a 10 year felony, and one count […]

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Snowmobiler Killed In Houghton County

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Houghton County say one person died in a snowmobile accident yesterday afternoon. 21-year-old Christopher Houchin of Salem, Wisconsin, was southbound on Trail #3 near Copper City around 1:30 p.m. when his snowmobile went off the trail and hit a tree. He was taken to UP […]

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Fire Destroys Alger County Home

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Trenary, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire destroyed a home near Trenary yesterday afternoon. The fire was reported around 1:00 p.m. at a home on ET Road in Alger County’s Limestone Township. Reports say the homeowner had been away and found the lower level of the house filled with smoke when he returned. […]

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