Home » Archives by category » U.P. News Updates (Page 94)

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has approved a series of budget cuts to address a $2.6 million shortfall in funding due to declining enrollment. The board approved a revised general fund operating budget of $105.7 million for 2015-16, a decrease from the $108.3 million approved last […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Marquette are warning area senior citizens about a possible scam making the rounds. Marquette City Police say that they have received reports of of a scam in the form of a letter addressed to senior citizens from the so-called “Seniors Center”. Police say the letters […]

Continue reading …

Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker is criticizing the vote in the state House last night to end straight-ticket voting in the state. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says Michigan voters have made it clear that they want the option to vote a straight-party ballot. The Calumet Democrat […]

Continue reading …

Daggett, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post are investigating a reported shooting in Daggett last night. It happened around 6:30 p.m. when a dark colored single cab pickup truck pulled into the driveway of a home and the driver shot at the residence. A juvenile male inside the […]

Continue reading …

Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Excessive speed and black ice are being blamed for a single-vehicle rollover accident last night in Ishpeming Township. Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the accident around 11:00 p.m. on Deer Lake Road. Deputies say a northbound 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by 35-year-old Christopher Sgouris […]

Continue reading …

Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – No injuries were reported when a Negaunee school bus slid out of control and into a ditch this morning on North Road in Negaunee Township. The accident happened around 7:20 a.m. near Maple Ridge Road as the bus was cresting a hill and began to lose traction […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man was in court yesterday for a preliminary hearing after being arrested last month on over three dozen sexual assault and abuse charges involving children. The hearing in Marquette County District Court for 43-year-old Andrew Caron of Forsyth Township was adjourned after the prosecution […]

Continue reading …

Traverse City, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Democratic candidate running for the 1st Congressional District remains hospitalized downstate after a car accident. 67-year-old Jerry Cannon of Fife Lake was injured in an accident around 9:00 p.m. Saturday after a campaign stop in Benzie County. Reports say Cannon had to be extricated from […]

Continue reading …

Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Hancock City Police have released more information about a fire at Fine Line Tire in Hancock yesterday evening. Authorities were called out shortly after 6:00 p.m. and found a semi trailer used to store old tires on fire next to the building. As fire crews worked the […]

Continue reading …

Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Charges in the case of a Michigan Tech student arrested for posting a threat on a social media site have been dropped. 21-year-old Matthew Shultz of Norway, Michigan was in Houghton County District Court this morning for his pretrial hearing. He was charged with disturbing the peace […]

Continue reading …