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Marquette Man Arrested For Theft And Fraud

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have arrested one person following an investigation of a breaking and entering of a car and use of a stolen debit card. 18-year-old Austin Hartman of Marquette was arrested and charged with felony counts of stealing, using, or retaining a financial transaction device and […]

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Marquette Woman Arrested On Cocaine Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette woman has been arrested on a felony drug possession charge. 29-year-old Stephanie Bryan was arrested on a warrant for possession of between 25 and 49 grams of cocaine. Bryan is being held on a bond of 10 percent of $20,000. She is scheduled to appear […]

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Manistique River Cleanup Gets Federal Grant

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is receiving a federal grant to help continue the cleanup of the Manistique River. The nearly 3-point-9 million dollar grant will help the DEQ develop and implement measures to remediate PCB contamination in sediment from industrial waste in the watershed. When […]

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M-DOT Starts 13 Mile M-553 Resurfacing Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is officially starting a major road project today in Marquette County. M-DOT is investing $1.6 million to mill and resurface 13 miles of M-553 from M-35 to County Road 480. M-DOT says the project will require lane closures under flag control. The […]

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Casperson Bills Increase State Accountability

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation authored in part by an Upper Michigan lawmaker to make state departments more accountable has been approved in the state Senate. Senator Tom Casperson says the bills would require most state government departments to pay the court costs of winning parties when they win in court […]

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Fire Destroys Au Train Township Fire Hall

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Au Train, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire destroyed an Alger County Fire Hall yesterday afternoon. The fire was reported at the Au Train Township Fire Hall on 16 Mile Lake Road. Reports say no one was inside the structure when the fire started, and no injuries have been reported, but a pumper […]

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Two Hurt In U.P. Motorcycle-Van Accident

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Forsyth Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police say two people were injured when a motorcycle was struck by a van yesterday evening. The accident happened around 7:15 p.m. at the intersection of M-35 and Johnson Lake Road when the van pulled out into the path of the motorcycle. A man […]

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Eastern Upper Peninsula Judge Suspended

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A judge in the eastern Upper Peninsula has been ordered suspended for four months without pay. According to reports, Chippewa County Judge Elizabeth Church was suspended for dismissing charges and tickets without holding a hearing in dozens of cases. The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed […]

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Lawmaker Blasts Northern Michigan Prison Closure

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Traverse City, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Traverse City lawmaker is blasting the decision to close a northern Lower Michigan prison. Republican State Senator Wayne Schmidt says the announced closing of the Pugsley Correctional Facility in Kingsley is a mistake and will have a deep negative impact on the community. The 1300-bed […]

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Stabenow Tours U.P. Small Businesses

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow is meeting with local small business owners in the U.P. today and tomorrow. During the trip, Stabenow will be meeting with manufacturers, store owners, and other entrepreneurs. Stabenow will be meeting with businesses in Delta and Marquette Counties today and will conclude the […]

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