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Congressional Candidate Injured In Crash

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Traverse City, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Democratic candidate running for the 1st Congressional District remains hospitalized downstate after a car accident. 67-year-old Jerry Cannon of Fife Lake was injured in an accident around 9:00 p.m. Saturday after a campaign stop in Benzie County. Reports say Cannon had to be extricated from […]

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One Injured In Fire At Hancock Business

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Hancock City Police have released more information about a fire at Fine Line Tire in Hancock yesterday evening. Authorities were called out shortly after 6:00 p.m. and found a semi trailer used to store old tires on fire next to the building. As fire crews worked the […]

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Charge Dropped In MTU Yik Yak Threat Case

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Charges in the case of a Michigan Tech student arrested for posting a threat on a social media site have been dropped. 21-year-old Matthew Shultz of Norway, Michigan was in Houghton County District Court this morning for his pretrial hearing. He was charged with disturbing the peace […]

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Two Arrested In Delta County Drug Bust

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested people yesterday in Delta County for delivery of prescription narcotics. UPSET detectives conducted an investigation yesterday at a residence located on the 200 block of North 21st Street in Escanaba. A 42-year-old woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant related […]

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UPSET Seizes Drugs And Guns In Eastern U.P.

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Mackinac County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In the eastern U.P., UPSET detectives arrested one person yesterday on drug and weapons charges. A 66-year-old man was arrested after a search of a residence on Fish Road in Mackinac County. Detectives found an illegal marijuana growing operation inside of the residence, and a search […]

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MI Unemployment Shows Seasonal Trends

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates showed little movement in October in most of the state’s 17 major labor market areas. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget says total employment and labor force levels rose moderately in the majority of regions over the month. The overall unemployment […]

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Rural U.P. Airports Could Get Tax Revenue

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Airports in rural areas of the state would receive funding for repair and maintenance costs under legislation approved in the state Senate. The legislation would better manage the way aviation fuel taxes are collected and appropriated in the state. One of the sponsors, Senator Wayne Schmidt of […]

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Marquette Man Arrested After Dog Stolen

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police arrested a man after investigating the theft of a dog from a residence. Officers were called to 540 West Ridge Street just after 5:00 p.m. yesterday on a report of a possible break-in. Police were told someone had broken into the home and stolen the […]

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Tax Bills Sent Out In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Winter tax bills totaling $1.7 million have been mailed to Marquette City property owners. Tax payments are being accepted at the City Treasurer’s office without penalty through Feb. 14, 2016. The 2016 winter property tax bill represents millage levies for Marquette County Transit, County Aging Services, The […]

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Flint Man Arrested In U.P. On Drug Felonies

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St. Ignace, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Flint mas was arrested on Thanksgiving Day in St. Ignace on multiple drug charges. 37-year-old Sammy Laporta III was arrested after police say they purchased cocaine from him. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Taskforce, or Tri-Dent, alleges Laporta transported the cocaine from lower Michigan just prior […]

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