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Two Killed In Ishpeming Traffic Accident

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash last night in Ishpeming. Police say 81-year-old Peter Ruokala of Ishpeming was driving a 2004 Chevrolet sedan and attempted to turn onto Lakeshore Drive from the westbound US-41 turning lane just after 6:00 p.m. His car crossed into the […]

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Marquette Man Arrested On Robbery And Larceny Felonies

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have arrested the suspect in the robbery of the Krist gas station on Lincoln Avenue in Marquette. Police arrested 27-year-old Anthony Gonzalez of Marquette on one count of Robbery and two counts of Larceny in a Building, all felonies. The robbery occurred just after […]

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Manistique Man Arrested On Marijuana Charges

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested a Manistique man in connection with an interstate marijuana operation. 37-year-old Jason Gregurash was arrested Monday for delivery of over 15 pounds of marijuana that was heading to Wisconsin. UPSET detectives were investigating a tip about an operation where large […]

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Five Arrested In Pair Of Delta County Meth Busts

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Five people have been arrested following the discovery of two separate meth labs in Escanaba. The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team says the first lab was located Tuesday night on the 3100 block of 14th Ave South. 35-year-old Lee Nelson and 30-year-old Boyd Nelson have both been […]

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Legal Questions Of Starting A Business To Be Answered At SmartZone Event

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Innovate Marquette SmartZone is hosting a free after work discussion this week on legal matters related starting up a business. Innovate Marquette SmartZone CEO Ray Johnson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to invite folks to this special event. Johnson said the […]

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Marquette Robbery Suspect Wanted By Police

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are searching for the suspect in a robbery of the Krist gas station on Lincoln Avenue in Marquette last night. Police say the robbery occurred just after 9:00 o’clock. The unarmed suspect was attempting to make a purchase and reached over the counter into […]

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VERSO Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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Quinnesec, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Verso Paper has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In a statement released today, the company says they are voluntarily making the filing to restructure $2.4 billion in debt to strengthen the company’s balance sheet and to position itself for long-term success. The company says the bankruptcy filing […]

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Changes Approved For Marquette Park Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some changes to plans for a proposed waterfront park in north Marquette were approved last night by the Marquette City Commission. Amendments to the original construction plans for the Clark Lambros Beach Park included the downsizing of a public beach house and revisions to the adjacent parking […]

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NMU Board Of Trustees Selects New Chair & Vice-Chair

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has elected a new Chair and Vice Chair. H. Sook Wilkinson of Bloomfield Hills will serve as the new Chair and Thomas Zurbuchen of Ann Arbor will serve as Vice Chair. University officials say this marks the first time in the […]

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Wisconsin Man Killed In Western U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Wakefield, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at the Wakefield Post report a fatal snowmobile crash last night in Gogebic County. Troopers say the crash occurred on Trail 2 near Barb Lake, about 6 miles east of Marenisco around 11:00 p.m. 61-year old John Riley of Darling, Wisconsin was riding as […]

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