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Marquette County Man Gets Life In Prison

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the death of his girlfriend. 46-year-old Steven Zintman of Gwinn was sentenced yesterday in Marquette County Circuit Court. Zintman was found guilty in October of First Degree Murder and Arson of a Dwelling […]

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Iron Mountain Police Seek Assault Suspect

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Police in Iron Mountain are looking for the public’s help in finding a suspect involved with two domestic assault incidents. Authorities say 25–year–old Matthew Allen Childers is wanted for two separate accounts of domestic violence. The victim is said to be the same person in both […]

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McBroom Election Date Measure Signed Into Law

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a measure authored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker the establishes a consolidated March election date in the state. House Bill 4904, sponsored by State Representative Ed McBroom, clarifies the filing deadlines for local candidates and ballot questions and classifies the […]

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Marquette Schools Advance Computer Initiative

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public School District is moving ahead with a computer initiative to give all students full access to new technology. The MAPS Board of Education approved approximately $650,000 last night to complete its 1 to 1 computer initiative. According to District Superintendent Bill Saunders, the […]

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DNR Investigating U.P. Wolf Poaching

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of someone who shot a gray wolf Saturday in Houghton County. It happened sometime between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on M-26, a half-mile south of Twin Lakes. The DNR says the […]

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Winter Weather Causes Several Traffic Accidents

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Rapidly changing weather conditions yesterday evening were factors in several traffic accidents in Marquette County. State Police at the Negaunee Post say they received dozens of 9-1-1 calls about accidents as wintry conditions caused whiteouts and freezing road surfaces. Police responded to at least 24 traffic crashes […]

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Two Arrested In Copper Country Drug Bust

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two downstate men have been arrested in the Copper Country on felony drug charges. The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, Houghton County Sheriff and Houghton Police arrested a 35-year-old Flint man and a 43-year-old Detroit man Wednesday. Authorities executed a search warrant at a Lake Linden residence […]

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U.P. Woman Arrested After Rollover Crash

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident early yesterday on M-69 in Sagola Township. It happened just east of North Dickinson School around 2:45 a.m. central time when a 2009 Chevrolet Impala left the road and rolled onto its roof. […]

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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Info About Child Sex Abuse Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation of a Forsyth Township man charged with 39 felony counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct and Child Sexual Abuse. 43-year-old Andrew Caron of Forsyth Township was arrested after a seven month investigation. He was arraigned yesterday on 10 counts […]

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Iron Mountain Man Arrested For Assault In Bar Fight

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Ralph, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post say one person was arrested after a multiple injury assault at a Dickinson County tavern. The incident was called in around 5:00 p.m. yesterday at the Hunter’s Tavern in Ralph. Troopers responding to the scene found multiple people involved in […]

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