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State Rep. John Kivela Arrested On OUIL Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela says he is seeking help for alcohol addiction following his arrest on a charge of Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol. In a statement released this afternoon, the Marquette Democrat said he was arrested on the charge last night just outside […]

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State Police Release Update On U.P. Fatal Traffic Accident

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Calumet, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Calumet Post have released an update of their investigation into a single-vehicle fatal traffic crash. It happened around 5:30pm Sunday on US-41 near Highway Location Road in Houghton County’s Osceola Township. Troopers say a vehicle operated by 48-year-old Diane McCollum of Calumet crossed […]

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Marquette City Commission Selects New Mayor

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette has a new mayor in office today. The Marquette City Commission selected Commissioner Dave Campana as the new mayor at an organizational meeting last night in Marquette. Commissioner Sara Reynolds was voted in as Mayor Pro Tem. The meeting also featured the installation […]

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Ishpeming Schools Finalize New Superintendent Contract

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Ishpeming Public Schools Board of Education has finalized the contract for a new Superintendent. At a brief meeting yesterday evening, the board formally approved the contract for Carrie Meyer to become the new District Superintendent. Meyer comes to the Ishpeming Schools from the the L’Anse Area […]

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Fatal Accident In Western U.P.

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Calumet, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Calumet Post responded to a single-vehicle fatal traffic crash yesterday evening. The accident happened around 5:30pm on US-41 near Highway Location Road. Witnesses told Troopers they saw the vehicle cross the center line and run off the left side of the roadway, went […]

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Eastern U.P. Armed Robbery Investigated

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Cedarville, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the eastern U.P. say two people are in jail after the armed robbery of a business over the weekend. The suspects are accused of robbing a pharmacy in Cedarville in Mackinac County at gunpoint Saturday. One of the robbers demanded morphine at the pharmacy and […]

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Casperson Announces Congressional Bid

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has formally announced a run for Congress. The Escanaba Republican is running for the seat in the U.S. House of Representatives currently held by Republican Dan Benishek, who is retiring at the end of his current term. Casperson says he is entering the […]

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Marquette City Commission Selects New Mayor Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette will have a new mayor in office later today. The Marquette City Commission is meeting this evening and will select the new mayor. Current Mayor Mike Coyne will be stepping down from both the post and the commission due to being term limited […]

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Gwinn Man Charged With Credit Card Fraud

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the arrest of a Gwinn man on charges of illegally using a stolen credit card. 39-year-old Eric Brown was charged with three counts of Illegal Sale/Use of a Financial Transaction Device. He is alleged to have used the stolen credit card in […]

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MI House OK’s Kivela Soo Locks Measure

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A resolution by State Representative John Kivela supporting upgrades to the Soo Locks has been approved in Lansing. The measure supports a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study considered crucial to advancing construction of a second large lock at the locks in Sault Ste. Marie. Kivela says […]

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