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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Alger County school principal plead guilty today in Alger County Circuit Court to a charge of sexually assaulting a student. Benjamin David Franklin II, 35, was charged with three counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct involving a female student between the age of 16 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation and the city of Ishpeming will host an open house tomorrow to discuss the planned construction of a roundabout on US-41 in Ishpeming. M-DOT plans to build a roundabout in 2016 at the intersection of US-41 and 2nd Street with the intent […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major road repair project is starting up today in Marquette County. The Michigan Department of Transportation will be repairing the concrete roadway on 5 miles of US-41 running from the Carp River Bridge to Northwoods Road in Marquette. This project will require lane closures and traffic […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Charges are being sought by the Marquette County Prosecutor against the driver of a car involved in a single-vehicle rollover accident over the  weekend. The accident happened just before 2:30 Saturday afternoon on US-41 in Skandia Township when a southbound 2007 Chevy Cobalt, driven by a 48-year-old […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s highway roadsides will get a sprucing up beginning this weekend. Almost 3,200 volunteer groups will clean up litter along more than 7,200 miles of Michigan highway as the year’s second Adopt-A-Highway pickup gets underway tomorrow. The pickup will run through July 21st, and follows an April […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say preliminary reports indicate 11 people lost their lives in 10 separate traffic crashes during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. That compares to 4 people who died in traffic crashes during the 2012 Fourth of July holiday weekend. Of the 11 fatalities, alcohol […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Deer Advisory Team will be meeting tomorrow in Munising. Officials say the session will focus on the results of the 2012 Hunter Harvest Survey and discussing the current regulations season that is under way. The group will also be finalizing their buck management recommendation […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Natural Resources Commission has again voted to allow a wolf hunting season in the Upper Peninsula. The NRC voted yesterday to designate wolves a game species in the state and allow a hunt beginning in mid-November.  The NRC voted earlier this year to allow the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved a tuition increase for next school year. The annual cost for full-time resident undergraduates will be $9,094, an increase of $328, or 3.75 percent. Gavin Leach, vice president for finance and administration, says NMU will also be making […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says a six-year-old boy is back with his family after going missing for nearly five hours in Houghton County yesterday. Deputies say the boy walked away from his family while berry picking in Schoolcraft Township. An intensive ground and air search lasted […]

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