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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man will spend up to 50 years in prison for torturing and abusing his live-in girlfriend’s son since 2007. 47-year old Carl Pellinen was sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court Monday to 17 and a half to 50 years in prison for first degree […]

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Marquette,MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin man arrested over the weekend in Marquette Township following a brief vehicle chase has been arraigned. 37-year-old Scott Michael Upson of Green Bay, Wisconsin, was formally charged by the County Prosecutor with OWI, Fleeing and Eluding, Resisting and Obstructing and Driving with a Revoked License. Upson […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer says it is clear that there is a wolf problem in the Upper Peninsula but won’t say whether he supports a wolf hunt in the U-P. The former congressman and state legislator from Battle Creek does not feel the 43 wolves that […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday on M-35 in front of the Kountry Konvenience store in Gwinn. The accident happened around 2:30pm when a southbound 1997 Ford pickup truck, driven by 20-year-old Tyler Seppanen of Gwinn, turned left into the path of an […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a traffic accident yesterday afternoon that injured two people. The accident happened just after 11:00am on US-41 west of M-95 in Humboldt Township when a westbound 2004 Dodge Stratus, driven by 19-year-old Taylor Dillinger of Chassell, struck a trailer […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police responded to a four-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon. The accident happened just after 1:30 pm at the intersection of US-41 and Teal Lake Avenue when a westbound Chevy minivan, driven by 29-year-old Jackie Swanson of Ishpeming, crossed the center turn lane and collided head-on with […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire crews responded today to a wildfire in northeastern Marquette County. The fire was reported late this morning in Chocolay Township between the Ojibwa Casino and Lake Le Vasseur, one mile east of Kawbawgam Road near M-28. Original reports said the fire was at least 30 acres […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team report the arrest of a Houghton County man on felony drug charges. The 50-year-old Calumet man was arrested Wednesday on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana. Authorities also seized approximately one ounce of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Keweenaw County man is facing a preliminary examination on August 29th following his arraignment this week on various drug charges. 63-year old Thomas Ornelas of Copper Harbor was arrested after police confiscated more than 15 pounds of marijuana during a raid Monday at his home. Keweenaw […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State and local police are beginning extra patrols today to combat drunk driving leading up to the Labor Day Holiday period. The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning says extra patrols from 155 agencies in 26 counties will be paying special attention to drunk drivers under the […]

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