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Casperson Announces Hearing On Wolf Ruling

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Senate Natural Resources Committee will take testimony this week in Lansing on a resolution appealing a recent decision to return wolves to federal protection as endangered species. The measure, introduced by Senator Tom Casperson, calls on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Michigan DNR […]

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Marquette County Fatal Shooting Ruled Accidental

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Marquette County fatal shooting has been ruled accidental. State Police at the Negaunee Post say the shooting that claimed the life of 67-year-old Athena Engle of Republic Township was an accident. Troopers responded to Engle’s residence around 4:00 p.m. Friday after a call to Central Dispatch […]

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Counterfeit Money Appearing In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are warning community residents and businesses about counterfeit money circulating in the Marquette area. Officers are investigating reports of counterfeit money being used by individuals in stores and restaurants in and around Marquette. The department is investigating counterfeit $20 and $5 bills. Police are […]

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Investigation Continues In US-2 Fatal Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  State Police from the St. Ignace Post responded to a fatal car-pedestrian accident late Saturday afternoon in Schoolcraft County. Troopers say the accident happened just east of Manistique on US-2 near Walters Road in Manistique Township. The victim was identified as 51-year-old Leigh Peterson of Manistique. She […]

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Cliffs Cuts Debt By $400 Million, Drops Stock Dividends

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources says they have been able to successfully reduce the company’s debt by more than $400 million over the last three and a half months. The reduction was achieved through cash from operations in the fourth quarter of 2014 and net proceeds from the sale […]

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One Killed, One Injured In Snowmobile Crashes

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the eastern U.P. responded to two separate snowmobiling accidents over the weekend with one reported fatality. The Chippewa County Sheriff says 27-year-old Craig Althouse of Highland died Saturday when he crashed his snowmobile on Trail 480 south of Raco. Althouse was reportedly traveling too fast […]

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Manistique Man Sentenced On C-S-C Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan man has been sentenced on Criminal Sexual Conduct charges. 47-year-old Daniel Corwin appeared in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court today. Corwin was sentenced to a minimum of 10 years and maximum of 25 years in prison for one count of first degree C-S-C. He also […]

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Three Arrested In Newberry Drug Bust

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team and the Luce County Sheriff’s Department are reporting the arrest of three people in a drug bust in Newberry. Sheriff’s Deputies and UPSET detectives were joined by Michigan State Police in executing search warrants at three residences yesterday. Three people, a […]

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Snyder To Deliver State Of The State Address Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder delivers his fifth ‘State of the State’ message to a joint session of the Michigan Legislature tonight. During the speech Snyder is expected to highlight past successes of his administration and he will ask lawmakers to build on those successes. Snyder also is expected […]

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Delta County Airport Back Up And Running

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County Airport officials say flights are back on at the facility. The FAA Airport Weather Observation System was diagnosed and repaired as of 11:00 a.m. today. Afternoon flights are on time and service has been fully restored. The problem was found to be an antenna that […]

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