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Man Held For Attempted Murder In Escanaba Assault

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety have released more information about a weekend assault case. Officers were called out around 2:15 a.m. Saturday to the 1200 block of 1st Avenue on a report of a man being discovered severely beaten and covered in blood. The victim, who is only being […]

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One Hurt In Houghton County Car-Pedestrian Accident

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Calumet Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a weekend car-pedestrian accident in Houghton County. The accident happened just after 3:30 p.m. Saturday on US-41 near Union Street in Calumet Township. State Police at the Calumet Post say a 60-year-old Calumet man was northbound on US-41 when a 48-year-old […]

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Wisconsin Man Dies In U.P. Kayak Accident

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Ironwood Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post and Deputies with the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department responded to a kayaking accident on Saturday that claimed the life of a Wisconsin man. Officers were called out around 2:30 p.m., central time, to the Black River in Ironwood Township near […]

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Lift Bridge Testing Continues This Week

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More tests of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock are being done this week. The Michigan department of transportation says the testing is part of ongoing maintenance work and will likely result in brief delays for motorists. The delays will last 10 to 15 […]

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U.P. Pink Power Hosts AED Fun Raiser Walk This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. Pink Power volunteers are taking part in their annual 17 mile Walk-A-Thon this Saturday to raise money to purchase Automated External Defibrillators for the U.P. Dawn Lambert, U.P. Pink Power member and event coordinator, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about […]

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Marquette Drug Suspects Arraigned On Felony Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Four people arrested Sunday on drug and weapons charges after a traffic stop in Marquette have been arraigned. The incident happened just after 5:00 p.m. on McClellan Avenue near Center Street when police stopped a vehicle and found undisclosed amounts of methamphetamine, ecstacy, hydrocodone and marijuana as […]

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U.P. Delegation Meets Governor, Department Heads In Lansing

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A delegation of business and community leaders from eight U.P. counties visited Lansing this week to meet with state officials to discuss various economic issues. The group included representatives from several area economic development agencies and private business. The group met with Governor Rick Snyder as well […]

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Bay College Makes $1.2 Million In Budget Cuts

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bay College has announced a series of budget cuts at their Escanaba and Iron Mountain campuses to address a deficit of over one million dollars. Officials say enrollment drops and a double-digit percentage increase in health care costs resulted in the need for the financial adjustments. Faculty […]

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Four Arrested For Drugs And Weapons In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police arrested four people yesterday on drug and weapons charges after a traffic stop. The incident happened just after 5:00 p.m. on McClellan Avenue near Center Street when police stopped a vehicle and found undisclosed amounts of methamphetamine, ecstacy and marijuana and a firearm in […]

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Recycling Survey To Be Discussed In Marquette Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Results of a recent city-wide community recycling survey in Marquette will be shared with city officials this evening. Residents were surveyed last October by students in an Environmental Studies class at Northern Michigan University to gather information on community recycling habits and make recommendations for improvement. The […]

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