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UPDATE – Ishpeming Man Injured In ATV Accident

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the driver injured in an ATV accident Saturday morning in Tilden Township. 56-year-old James Laitinen of Ishpeming was seriously injured when he missed a curve on Trail #82 just west of Stoneville Road and struck a tree […]

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One Killed, One Injured In Pair Of U.P. Snowmobiling Accidents

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Paradise, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a pair of snowmobiling accidents, including one fatality. The fatal accident happened on Friday morning when 43-year-old Eric Parrish of downstate Lincoln, MI lost control of his machine on a curve on Trail #8 near Paradise and crashed into some […]

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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. The Commission is expected to vote on proposed changes to a development agreement for the Clark Lambros Beach project involving the downsizing of a public beach house to be constructed on the site. Also on the agenda is […]

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Snowmobiler Killed In Houghton County

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was killed in a snowmobiling accident early Saturday in Houghton County. 50-year-old Matthew Ray Heikkinen of Hancock was killed in the accident that happened around 3:00 a.m. on Trail #3 in Adams Township between South Range and Atlantic Mine. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office says […]

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Ishpeming Man Hurt In Weekend ORV Accident

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Tilden Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says a 55-year-old Ishpeming man was seriously injured in an ORV/ATV accident Saturday morning in Tilden Township. The man was injured when he missed a curve on Trail #82 just west of Stoneville Road and struck a tree around 1:00 a.m. […]

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Two Injured In Iron Mountain Head-On Crash

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were hospitalized Saturday evening after a head-on collision in the city of Iron Mountain. The accident happened just before 5:30 p.m., central time, on Hydraulic Falls Road. Authorities say an SUV crossed the center line and struck a car head-on. The driver of the […]

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Riverside Auto Mall Of Marquette Moving To Marquette Township

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A dormant Marquette Township lumber yard and retail location has been purchased by an Upper Michigan development group. Dagenais Enterprises of Escanaba has purchased the former Pro Build building supply location to construct a new Riverside Auto Mall of Marquette. According to Riverside Marquette General Manager Paul […]

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Three Arrested In Chippewa County Drug Bust

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three people have been arrested on several drug charges in the eastern U.P. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force says 27-year-old Adam Edwardson and 26-year-old Britney Edwardson, both of Sault Ste. Marie, and 22-year-old Alisa Leblanc of Brimley were arrested Wednesday night. The charges include […]

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Dianda Chides Snyder State Of The State Address

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lake Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says Governor Snyder’s State of the State address did little for families in the U.P. Dianda says Upper Michigan families need policies that recognize the unique nature of the U.P. The Calumet Democrat says the state must develop strategies to attract […]

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Open Water Warning On Munising Bay

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Department has issued a warning about open ice in the Munising Bay area. Authorities say a fishing boat left the bay early this morning breaking up ice in the bay. They are now encouraging people in the area use caution and be aware […]

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