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Marquette Schools Advance Computer Initiative

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public School District is moving ahead with a computer initiative to give all students full access to new technology. The MAPS Board of Education approved approximately $650,000 last night to complete its 1 to 1 computer initiative. According to District Superintendent Bill Saunders, the […]

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DNR Investigating U.P. Wolf Poaching

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of someone who shot a gray wolf Saturday in Houghton County. It happened sometime between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on M-26, a half-mile south of Twin Lakes. The DNR says the […]

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Winter Weather Causes Several Traffic Accidents

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Rapidly changing weather conditions yesterday evening were factors in several traffic accidents in Marquette County. State Police at the Negaunee Post say they received dozens of 9-1-1 calls about accidents as wintry conditions caused whiteouts and freezing road surfaces. Police responded to at least 24 traffic crashes […]

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Two Arrested In Copper Country Drug Bust

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two downstate men have been arrested in the Copper Country on felony drug charges. The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, Houghton County Sheriff and Houghton Police arrested a 35-year-old Flint man and a 43-year-old Detroit man Wednesday. Authorities executed a search warrant at a Lake Linden residence […]

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U.P. Woman Arrested After Rollover Crash

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident early yesterday on M-69 in Sagola Township. It happened just east of North Dickinson School around 2:45 a.m. central time when a 2009 Chevrolet Impala left the road and rolled onto its roof. […]

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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Info About Child Sex Abuse Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation of a Forsyth Township man charged with 39 felony counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct and Child Sexual Abuse. 43-year-old Andrew Caron of Forsyth Township was arrested after a seven month investigation. He was arraigned yesterday on 10 counts […]

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Iron Mountain Man Arrested For Assault In Bar Fight

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Ralph, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post say one person was arrested after a multiple injury assault at a Dickinson County tavern. The incident was called in around 5:00 p.m. yesterday at the Hunter’s Tavern in Ralph. Troopers responding to the scene found multiple people involved in […]

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Man Arrested On Felony Larceny Charge In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police report the arrest of one person in connection with the theft of prescription drugs from a residence in the city. Police say they arrested 21-year-old Abdulrahman Aldhekair on a felony charge of Larceny In A Building. The theft of the prescription medications was reported […]

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Two Injured In Three-Vehicle Crash On M-35

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash this morning in Marquette County’s Richmond Township. Authorities say a minivan, driven by 53-year-old William Belmore of Ishpeming, was southbound on M-35 near Goose Lake around 7:00 a.m. when he began to pass a semi truck on a marked […]

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Marquette County Man Arraigned On 39 CSC & Child Sexual Abuse Counts

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been arrested and charged with 39 felony counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct and Child Sexual Abuse. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Andrew Caron of Forsyth Township was arrested after a seven month investigation. He was arraigned yesterday on 10 counts […]

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