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Ironwood Woman Charged With Mail Fraud

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western Upper Michigan woman is facing fraud charges after reportedly collecting thousands of dollars in a years-long rebate scam. 59-year-old Carol Rae Vitton of Ironwood was charged last week with mail fraud. She’s accused of creating more than 700 sales receipts to get $9,000 in rebates […]

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NMU Mid-Year Commencement Tomorrow

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s mid-year commencement ceremony will be held tomorrow at the Superior Dome on campus. Of the 556 students eligible to graduate, 366 are expected to participate in the ceremony. The keynote speaker/honorary degree recipient is NMU alumnus Danny Pummill, acting undersecretary for benefits in the […]

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Agreement Reached For NMU – Marquette Land Sale

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – NMU has approved an agreement with the City of Marquette for the sale of property at 1100 Wright Street which is currently used as a student parking lot. The city plans to locate its new Municipal Service Center at the site. The agreement is for a cash […]

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Northern Michigan University Board Cuts Budget

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has approved a series of budget cuts to address a $2.6 million shortfall in funding due to declining enrollment. The board approved a revised general fund operating budget of $105.7 million for 2015-16, a decrease from the $108.3 million approved last […]

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Marquette Police Warn Of Scam

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Marquette are warning area senior citizens about a possible scam making the rounds. Marquette City Police say that they have received reports of of a scam in the form of a letter addressed to senior citizens from the so-called “Seniors Center”. Police say the letters […]

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Dianda Blasts Straight Ticket Voting Bill Passage

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker is criticizing the vote in the state House last night to end straight-ticket voting in the state. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says Michigan voters have made it clear that they want the option to vote a straight-party ballot. The Calumet Democrat […]

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State Police Investigate Menominee County Shooting

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Daggett, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post are investigating a reported shooting in Daggett last night. It happened around 6:30 p.m. when a dark colored single cab pickup truck pulled into the driveway of a home and the driver shot at the residence. A juvenile male inside the […]

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Rollover Accident In Ishpeming Township

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Excessive speed and black ice are being blamed for a single-vehicle rollover accident last night in Ishpeming Township. Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the accident around 11:00 p.m. on Deer Lake Road. Deputies say a northbound 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by 35-year-old Christopher Sgouris […]

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No Injuries In Negaunee School Bus Accident

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – No injuries were reported when a Negaunee school bus slid out of control and into a ditch this morning on North Road in Negaunee Township. The accident happened around 7:20 a.m. near Maple Ridge Road as the bus was cresting a hill and began to lose traction […]

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Marquette County Man CSC Hearing Postponed

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man was in court yesterday for a preliminary hearing after being arrested last month on over three dozen sexual assault and abuse charges involving children. The hearing in Marquette County District Court for 43-year-old Andrew Caron of Forsyth Township was adjourned after the prosecution […]

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