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Gogebic County Fatal Rollover Accident

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Marenisco, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a single-vehicle rollover accident that claimed the life of one man early Saturday. The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department says 27-year-old Jesse David Tice of Marenisco was killed when the vehicle he was driving rolled over around 2:30 a.m. on […]

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Pedal Pub Legislation Advances Out Of State Senate

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State Senate has approved legislation regulating commercial quadricycles, also known as pedal pubs, in Michigan. The legislation forbids purchase or sale of alcohol on board a pedal pub, but allows passengers to possess and consume it while on board. The measure, sponsored by Senator Wayne Schmidt […]

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Food Drive Successful In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Area letter carriers say last Saturday’s annual food drive was a success. Marquette County postal workers collected food donations to help re-stock local food pantries in the annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. The collection is a nation-wide effort by the National Association of Letter Carriers and […]

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U.P. Lawmaker Named To New State House Committee

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda Speaker has been named to a new committee formed in the State House to address funding Michigan’s infrastructure in the future. The Calumet Democrat was named to the Committee on Roads and Economic Development by GOP House Speaker Keven Cotter. Cotter […]

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Three Men Arraigned For Marquette Armed Robbery

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three Marquette men have been arraigned in connection with an armed robbery that happened earlier this week. 18-year-old Nasir Jones, 21-year-old Stephan Akins and 22-year-old Aiseah Achesah are each charged with armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and firearm weapons charges. All three are felonies punishable […]

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Three Arrested In Marquette Armed Robbery Of Marijuana Grow

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police have arrested three men in connection with an armed robbery last night. Police say a man wearing a hoodie and a ski mask with a handgun attempted to enter a residence at 919 West Fair Avenue just after 8:30 p.m. The man partially entered the […]

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New Marquette County Undersheriff To Be Sworn In

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County’s new Undersheriff will be sworn in later today. Sergeant Mike Klein from the NMU Department of Public Safety is taking over for Jack Schneider, who is retiring after 39 years with the Sheriff’s department. Klein has an extensive background in law enforcement and military service […]

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UP Health System – Marquette CEO Resigns

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UP Health System – Marquette is beginning a national search for a new CEO following the resignation of CEO Ed Banos. In a statement released yesterday, the hospital says Jim Bogan is assuming the top leadership post at the hospital while the search is launched. Bogan, who […]

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Dianda Small Business Bill Clears State House

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker’s bill to assist rural small businesses has been approved in the State House. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda’s bill allows businesses that currently sell beer and wine to also sell gas. The bill waives a $10,000 inventory requirement for businesses located in […]

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Houghton Woman Arraigned For Car Crash With Kids

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton woman has been arraigned on misdemeanor alcohol and drug charges following a rollover traffic accident last Friday with her children inside the car. 34-year-old Annie Marion Freeman is charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated with an occupant less than 16 years old, which is […]

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