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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Dickinson County man has been sentenced to prison for child abuse. 27-year-old Ryan Barr of Iron Mountain was sentenced yesterday in Dickinson County Circuit Court to 23 months to ten years in prison on a count of second degree child abuse. Barr was arrested last August […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The recognition of SUNNY fm by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters as Station of the Year has been honored by U.P. lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder. 109th District State Representative John Kivela presented a special tribute to the staff of SUNNY fm this week when he stopped […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Gwinn man has been arraigned on a felony assault charge following his arrest last week. 29-year-old Brandon James Strohm was arrested following a reported domestic assault last Thursday. Forsyth Township Police were called to a residence on the 400 block of North River Drive. Authorities say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Iron Mountain Police arrested a man after a high-speed chase and brief standoff early Saturday. According to reports, officers responded to a possible domestic assault call at an apartment on the 400 block of Fairbanks Street. Officers arriving on the scene witnessed a vehicle leaving the area […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police and the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are reporting the recent discovery an active meth lab in Gwinn. Police responded to a residence on the 300 block of Quail Street last Wednesday morning for a possible meth lab. The person who made the report […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As tax day approaches, authorities say IRS-based phone scams are continuing. Police in the Copper Country say they have been receiving reports of recent calls being made to individuals by people claiming to be police officers working for the IRS and that the victim may be arrested […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette authorities rescued two people off of the ice yesterday on Lake Superior near Presque Isle Park. Rescuers were called out after 6:30 last night on a report of two people stranded on a large piece of breakaway ice about 500 yards from shore on Middle Bay. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has named its current Executive Vice President of Business Development, P. Kelly Tompkins, as it’s new Executive V.P. & Chief Financial Officer. Tompkins replaces Terrance Paradie who resigned to work for another company. The company’s current Executive Vice President of Seaborne Iron Ore, Clifford […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – A special event is coming up early next month at Riverside Marquette to help fill area blood banks. Riverside Marquette GM Paul Halbur joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for Riverside Thursday with the details. Halbur explained that there will be a blood drive […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Phoenix man has been sentenced for marijuana trafficking into the U.P. 45-year-old Pedro Kobasic was sentenced to just over seven years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release. He was convicted of conspiracy to distribute more than 50 kilos of marijuana after […]

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