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17 Arrested In Eastern U.P. Drug Bust

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Chippewa County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the eastern U.P. have arrested seventeen people in connection with multiple drug investigations. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Team, or Tri-DENT, arrested 16 people on felony drug charges and one other person on a charge of harboring a fugitive. The charges include 23 counts of […]

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Ishpeming Street Shut Down Due To Sinkhole

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Public Works Department has closed a portion of East Division Street until further notice. The closure was put in effect yesterday evening due to unsafe road conditions caused by a sinkhole. The closure will last until the repairs have been made, which is expected […]

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Delta County Bridge Hit By Semi-Truck

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Delta County bridge was hit by a semi-truck yesterday afternoon. According to Gladstone Public Safety, the accident happened just before 5:00 p.m. when a semi-truck hauling a skidder on a lowboy trailer hit the M-35 railroad viaduct in Gladstone. The boom on the skidder exceeded the […]

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Street Closure In Marquette In Effect Through Friday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Sugarloaf Avenue in the City of Marquette is closed today to through traffic for road repairs at the intersection of Sugarloaf Avenue and Hawley Street. There is also a lane shift on Hawley Street. Traffic traveling between Wright Street and Hawley Street is being detoured on to […]

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Search Continues In WI For U.P. Escapee

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Green Bay, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Green Bay, Wisconsin police are continuing search efforts for an escaped prisoner from Houghton. Police located a stolen, gray 1995 Subaru Legacy that 34-year-old John Saatio was seen driving on the city’s west side Saturday morning. Saatio was last seen on a surveillance video from a […]

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M-DOT Starts Lengthy U.P. Road Resurfacing Project

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Newberry, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a road resurfacing project today in the eastern U.P. The week-long project will involve sealing pavement cracks along approximately 46 miles of M-28 from M-221 to M-123 in Chippewa and Luce counties. The project will require intermittent lane closures under […]

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Three People Injured In Delta County Accident

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Delta County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident last night in Delta County. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the accident around 6:45 p.m. on County 513 T Road near the Little Bay de Noc Campground. Reports say a vehicle, driven by 85-year-old Orville Pederson of Rapid River, […]

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U.P. Lawmakers Sponsor Meth Bills In Lansing

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. state lawmakers introduced several bills yesterday in Lansing continuing efforts to curb meth production. State Representative John Kivela of Marquette and Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba introduced legislation in both chambers creating a misdemeanor crime concerning meth production that gives prosecutors the option of charging a […]

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Victim Identified In Delta County Fatal Crash

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Delta County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County authorities have identified the victim in a fatal two vehicle accident this week near Schaffer that also injured eight other people. The Delta County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old John Miron of Bark River was killed in the accident on E.5 Road, north of M-69, […]

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Alger County Minivan – Semi Accident Injures Two

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Alger County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have released an update about an accident involving a semi-truck and a minivan yesterday in Alger County’s Autrain Township. The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. on M-94 near Forest Lake Road when a westbound minivan, driven by 47-year-old David Rinker […]

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