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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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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight. Commissioners will be hearing the latest update on the status of the Duke LifePoint UP Health System-Marquette hospital project and a report from the City Planning Commission. The Commission is also expected to take action on bond repayment […]

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Ishpeming Woman Arrested For Embezzlement

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman has been arrested on felony embezzlement and forgery charges. 32-year-old Alison Dehlin of Ishpeming was arrested by Marquette Police today following an investigation into a a possible embezzlement of funds at a Marquette housing complex dating back to last November. Dehlin was charged […]

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One Injured In Marquette Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a snowmobile accident last night near Marquette Mountain. The accident happened just after 8:30 p.m. on Trail #417 when a snowmobile went out of control on an icy portion of the trail. Police say the operator, a 47-year-old downstate Lincoln Park man, […]

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Casperson Bill Bans Drones Near Mackinac Bridge

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation by an Upper Michigan lawmaker would make flying a drone near the Mackinac Bridge illegal. The bill would prohibit a person from flying a drone within 1,000 feet of the Mackinac Bridge, unless the drone is being used for an engineering inspection or for security or […]

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State Police Warn Of U.P. Phone Scam

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post are warning area residents of a phone scam. Troopers say the caller, with what is being described as a middle eastern accent, says he is calling on behalf of the local school’s “Education Association” and attempts to solicit funds. Officials at […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Thefts From Vehicles

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a series of thefts from vehicles in the city. Police say they have received several complaints of thefts over the last few days. They say the thefts are being reported all around the city, and are not concentrated in any specific areas. […]

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Former U.P. Prison Aramark Employee Sentenced To Prison Time

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Kincheloe, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Aramark supervisor at the Kinross Correctional Facility in the eastern U.P. has been sentenced to prison time in an assault-for-hire case. 27-year-old Michael Robert Young of Kincheloe was sentenced to 24 months to 5 years in prison after he was convicted of asking an inmate […]

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