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MI State Superintendent To Tour Marquette Schools

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Education State Superintendent is visiting the Marquette Area Public Schools tomorrow. Brian Whiston will take a tour of the district and sit in on classes and visit with students and teachers. Whiston says the visit will highlight best practices and celebrate great things […]

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Weekend U.P. Accident Injures Two

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Germfask Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident just after 3:00 p.m. yesterday in Schoolcraft County’s Germfask Township. Troopers say a 2008 Dodge Nitro, driven by 34-year-old Stephen Powers of Mackinaw City was southbound on M-77 near Robinson Road and slowed down to avoid hitting a dog. […]

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Brunke Takes Plea Bargain In Triple Murder Case

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect in a Schoolcraft County triple homicide is headed to prison after agreeing to a plea deal. 46-year-old old Kenneth Brunke of Manistique plead guilty today in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court to obstruction of justice, and lying to a police officer during the investigation of a […]

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Dianda Criticizes 3rd Grade Reading Level Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda voted no on a 3rd Grade Reading Level bill in the State House this week, saying he has heard from educators who say the state should not be mandating when students be held back. The Calumet Democrat says the state mandate essentially tells […]

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Phone Scam Reported In Escanaba

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety is warning residents of a telephone scam in the area. They report receiving complaints about calls from someone claiming to be from a collection agency seeking money for unpaid residential power bills on behalf of the city. The caller says power will be disconnected […]

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Michigan Tech Student Injured In Lab Accident

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A student was injured in a laboratory accident last night at Michigan Technological University. The accident was reported around 8:00 p.m. at the Minerals and Materials Engineering building on the Houghton campus. Reports say the student sustained minor hand injuries when chemicals he was working on in […]

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Marquette Woman At Fault In Two-Vehicle Crash

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette woman was ticketed after a two-vehicle crash in Marquette Township yesterday injured one person. The accident happened around 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of Wright Street and Commerce Drive when a car, driven by 29-year-old Hannah Erickson of Marquette, pulled out from Commerce Drive […]

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Marquette Township Traffic Crash Injures One

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A two-vehicle crash in Marquette Township this morning injured one person. The accident happened around 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of Wright Street and Commerce Drive when a car, driven by 29-year-old Hannah Erickson of Marquette, pulled out of Commerce Drive into the path of a […]

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Semi Truck Accident Closes Houghton County Highway

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Painesdale, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in the Copper Country are reporting an overturned semi-truck that shut down a portion of Highway M-26 this morning. Around 10:30 a.m. police were called to scene of the accident on M-26, just south of Painesdale in Houghton County. Few details have been released, but reports […]

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Two Arrested In Marquette County Meth Bust

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police and the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team have arrested two people on meth charges. 26-year-old Corey Racine and 26-year-old Brittany Marie Anders, both of Gwinn, face several felonies after an investigation into meth-making components found Monday on an ATV trail. Police launched the investigation […]

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