Home » Archives by category » U.P. News Updates (Page 58)

Marquette Streets Closed For Construction

Comments Off on Marquette Streets Closed For Construction

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette says the 200 block of Front Street between Main Street and Spring Street will be closed to traffic today and tomorrow and also may possibly be closed on Thursday depending on weather and construction progress. The following streets will be closed to through […]

Continue reading …

Ishpeming City Council To Hold Special Meeting

Comments Off on Ishpeming City Council To Hold Special Meeting

Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council has a special meeting tomorrow morning. The meeting will feature several items, including a budget workshop, a discussion of the city manager’s performance review process and and agreement to demolish the old steam plant. The session is being held at the Carnegie Library […]

Continue reading …

MI State Superintendent To Tour Marquette Schools

Comments Off on MI State Superintendent To Tour Marquette Schools

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Education State Superintendent is visiting the Marquette Area Public Schools tomorrow. Brian Whiston will take a tour of the district and sit in on classes and visit with students and teachers. Whiston says the visit will highlight best practices and celebrate great things […]

Continue reading …

Weekend U.P. Accident Injures Two

Comments Off on Weekend U.P. Accident Injures Two

Germfask Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident just after 3:00 p.m. yesterday in Schoolcraft County’s Germfask Township. Troopers say a 2008 Dodge Nitro, driven by 34-year-old Stephen Powers of Mackinaw City was southbound on M-77 near Robinson Road and slowed down to avoid hitting a dog. […]

Continue reading …

Brunke Takes Plea Bargain In Triple Murder Case

Comments Off on Brunke Takes Plea Bargain In Triple Murder Case

Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect in a Schoolcraft County triple homicide is headed to prison after agreeing to a plea deal. 46-year-old old Kenneth Brunke of Manistique plead guilty today in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court to obstruction of justice, and lying to a police officer during the investigation of a […]

Continue reading …

Dianda Criticizes 3rd Grade Reading Level Legislation

Comments Off on Dianda Criticizes 3rd Grade Reading Level Legislation

Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda voted no on a 3rd Grade Reading Level bill in the State House this week, saying he has heard from educators who say the state should not be mandating when students be held back. The Calumet Democrat says the state mandate essentially tells […]

Continue reading …

Phone Scam Reported In Escanaba

Comments Off on Phone Scam Reported In Escanaba

Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety is warning residents of a telephone scam in the area. They report receiving complaints about calls from someone claiming to be from a collection agency seeking money for unpaid residential power bills on behalf of the city. The caller says power will be disconnected […]

Continue reading …

Michigan Tech Student Injured In Lab Accident

Comments Off on Michigan Tech Student Injured In Lab Accident

Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A student was injured in a laboratory accident last night at Michigan Technological University. The accident was reported around 8:00 p.m. at the Minerals and Materials Engineering building on the Houghton campus. Reports say the student sustained minor hand injuries when chemicals he was working on in […]

Continue reading …

Marquette Woman At Fault In Two-Vehicle Crash

Comments Off on Marquette Woman At Fault In Two-Vehicle Crash

Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette woman was ticketed after a two-vehicle crash in Marquette Township yesterday injured one person. The accident happened around 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of Wright Street and Commerce Drive when a car, driven by 29-year-old Hannah Erickson of Marquette, pulled out from Commerce Drive […]

Continue reading …

Marquette Township Traffic Crash Injures One

Comments Off on Marquette Township Traffic Crash Injures One

Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A two-vehicle crash in Marquette Township this morning injured one person. The accident happened around 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of Wright Street and Commerce Drive when a car, driven by 29-year-old Hannah Erickson of Marquette, pulled out of Commerce Drive into the path of a […]

Continue reading …