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New Fundraiser Started By Copper Country Group

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw Community Foundation, a philanthropic agency serving Houghton and Keweenaw counties, has started a new fundraiser. The program is called the Keweenaw Gold Club, which is comprised of 20 community members. Each member has purchased a natural stone tile in the name of an endowment fund, and […]

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan educational collaboration has received state recognition. The Upper Peninsula Education Partnership received the 2015 Collaborate Award this week at at the Michigan Economic and Education Summit, hosted by Governor Rick Snyder in Detroit. The partnership is led by the presidents of the U.P.’s three […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette County, WI Sheriff’s deputies seized a large amount of illegal drugs from a U.P. man. The 44-year-old Kingsford man was stopped yesterday for speeding in Middle Inlet, WI. During the stop, the deputy smelled an odor of marijuana on the man. While the suspect was outside […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three Ishpeming men were arraigned yesterday on meth charges. 37-year-old Daniel Tonge, 24-year-old Bradley Merrills, and 19-year-old Kyle Dorow were arrested Monday. Police were notified of someone buying possible meth components at an area store and were then tipped that three people appeared to be making meth […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Maintenance on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock in the Keweenaw Peninsula is continuing. New lift cables are being installed on the bridge this week, so that means multiple 20-minute closures are planned all week long. The closures will happen between 7:00 at night […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Marquette Area Public Schools say a lockdown occurred at the Superior Hills Elementary and Bothwell Middle School this morning. District Superintendent William Saunders says a 9-1-1 alarm was accidentally triggered at Superior Hills Elementary. The staff and students used precautionary measures and went into […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three people have been arrested following a joint drug investigation along the Michigan-Wisconsin border. Arrested were a 46-year-old man from Othello, WA, a 33-year-old-man from Iron Mountain, MI, and a 36-year-old woman from the Kingsford, MI area. They have been charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming firefighters responded to a house fire in the city this weekend. The fire was reported around 11:30 Saturday morning at 713 N. 2nd Street. Fire crews found flames coming from the front of the basement and first floor of the home. The home’s owner, David McNease, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Calumet Post are reporting an early-morning snowmobile accident that injured one person. Troopers say the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. today on Trail #3 in Houghton County’s Schoolcraft Township. Reports say a 49-year-old man from Andover, Minnesota missed a turn, lost control of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda is blasting the Michigan Department of Transportation for issues in a pair of state audits. The Calumet Democrat is demanding M-DOT be held accountable for problems concerning unused rail cars and road work warranties. Dianda spoke out in a joint meeting of the […]

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