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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan’s legislative delegation will join Governor Rick Snyder and Delta County prosecutor Steve Parks at the U.P. State Fair in Escanaba today to honor the inclusion of the term “Yooper” in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Parks’ efforts over several years and multiple tries resulted in the term […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has endorsed Grant Carlson, the Democratic candidate running for the 108th District in the Michigan House. Dianda says Carlson’s commitment to U.P. communities and a promise to fight for increased education funding and tax relief for families and seniors as reasons […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have updated their investigation into the death of a competitor Saturday during the Ore to Shore bike race. Police have identified the victim as 37-year-old Peter Joseph Bausch of Elm Grove, Wisconsin. Authorities searched the course and located Bausch’s body around 2:30 p.m. Saturday […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Aerial tree trimming around electrical transmission lines is planned for this week for Marquette, Baraga and Houghton counties. American Transmission Company says a helicopter and heavy-duty air saw will be used during August to trim trees along a 138,000-volt transmission line between the Perch Lake Substation near […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing their investigation into a death that occurred over the weekend during the Ore to Shore bike race. Police located the body of a 37-year-old Elm River, Wisconsin man after he was overdue to finish the race. Authorities searched the course and located […]

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Wakefield, MI – August 8, 2014 – State Police at the Wakefield Post executed a pair of search warrants at separate residences in Ontonagon County’s Carp Lake Township near White Pine in relation to the recent theft of copper in the area. During the search, two men were arrested for Breaking and Entering. The men, […]

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Ironwood, MI – August 8, 2014 – Three Ironwood Residents arrested by the Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team on Wednesday evening were formally charged in 98th District Court yesterday. 35-year-old Mark Overton was charged with possession of a firearm while committing a felony, possession of methamphetamine, possession of heroin, marijuana and analogues and maintaining a […]

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Marquette, MI – August 8, 2014 – Formal charges are being considered against one person who was arrested yesterday after a short early morning standoff with police in Marquette. Officers were called to the 1400 block of Lynn Street just before 6:00 a.m. on a report of a man making threats to an ex-girlfriend. Officers […]

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Marquette, MI – August 8, 2014 – Marquette City Police arrested one person for Operating While Intoxicated after a single vehicle accident in Marquette. The accident happened around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday when an eastbound vehicle on US-41 West left the roadway, crossed the median and the westbound lanes of US-41, crossed through the Bald Eagle […]

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Iron Mountain, MI – August 8, 2014 – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon in Dickinson County’s Sagola Township. The accident happened at the intersection of M-69 and M-95 when a car, driven by 34-year-old Andrew Vogt of Mount Prospect, Illinois, pulled out onto M-95 from a […]

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