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Chippewa Co. Man Headed To Prison

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Chippewa County man has been sentenced in Federal Court to 3-and-a-half years in prison for domestic violence. 28-year-old Justin Wykoff of Sault Ste. Marie was charged with Domestic Violence by an Habitual Offender on connection with an incident in the Soo in December of […]

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Manistique M-94 Road Project Wraps Up Today

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says their major reconstruction of M-94 in Manistique is wrapping up today. M-DOT reconstructed 1.3 miles of M-94 from Chippewa Avenue to US-2 in Manistique. The $4.5 million project began in May. Final work is being completed today and the detour is […]

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Soo Man Gets 14 Years In Prison For Assault

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An eastern U.P. man has been sentenced to prison for assaulting an officer with a knife. 37-year-old Eric Verweibe of Sault Ste. Marie was sentenced to 14 years in prison for Assault on a Federal Officer with a Dangerous Weapon. He pleaded guilty last July […]

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Marquette Township Investigates Illegal Dumping

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Marquette Township are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into some illegal dumping in an area park. The Township is offering a reward to anyone who may have any information regarding the illegal dumping of 37 tires in an section of Schwemwood […]

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Incumbents And Newcomers Find Success In Key Election Races

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan has two new members of Congress, and all incumbent U.S. Representatives won re-election. In the 1st Congressional District, covering the entire U.P. and a portion of northern lower Michigan, Republican Jack Bergman beat former Michigan Democratic party chair Lon Johnson. Bergman will take over for Republican […]

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1st District U.S. Congressional Race & U.P. State House Results

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  U.S House of Representatives – 1st District Jack Bergman (R) 201,154 Lon Johnson (D) 144,319 Diane Bostow (L) 13,385 Ellis Boal (G) 4,773 Michigan House of Representatives – 107th District Lee Chatfield (R)  30,219 Phil Belfy (D)  14,776 Michigan House of Representatives – 108th District Beau LaFave (R) 22,006 Scott Celello (D) 19,718 Michigan […]

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Final Election 2016 Numbers For Key Marquette County Races

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Here are final number tallies from the November 8th, 2016 election for several of the key races in Marquette County. Marquette County – 96th District Court Judge Karl Weber 16,734 Derek Swajanen 10,837 Marquette County Board of Commissioners – 3rd District Stephen Adamini (D) 3,142 Bill Vajda […]

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Marquette County Election Results For Nov. 8, 2016

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Here are results for some of the key races in Marquette County:   Marquette City Commission – (2 seats) David Campana 4,719 Sarah Reynolds 4,565 Matthew Luttenberger 1,823 Marquette Board of Light & Power – (1 seat) Robert Niemi 3,597 Edward Angeli 3,405 Marquette County Commission District […]

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Bergman Wins Congressional Race, Incumbents Hold In State House

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Democrat Lon Johnson has officially conceded the race for the 1st Congressional District to Republican Jack Bergman. Bergman will now take over the seat currently held in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. by Republican Dan Benishek, who is retiring at the end of this […]

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Voter Turnout Reported Heavy For Election 2016

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Heavy turnout has been reported across the state as Michigan voters are weighing in on races for president, all 14 congressional seats in Washington, D.C., all 110 Michigan State House Representatives in Lansing and two state Supreme Court justices. In the race for the 1st District of […]

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