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TRAVEL ADVISORY – Friday, 2/12/16

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say M-28 between Kawbawbam Road in Chocolay Township and Munising is closed as of 1:30 pm today. Heavy lake-effect blowing snow is causing zero visibility. The alternate route is M-94 between Munising and US-41 South in Skandia Township. Marquette City Police say drivers are […]

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have issued a weather-related travel advisory to all motorists passing through the Marquette area. Drivers are being advised to avoid using US-41 South if at all possible at this time because of poor visibility conditions. They add if you need to travel, please use […]

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a three-vehicle crash late last night in Marquette Township. The accident happened on US-41 at the intersection of County Road HQ around 11:00 p.m. A car driven by 22-year-old Amelia Sackmann of Marquette turned off off the highway onto County […]

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Office says one person was killed in a snowmobile accident yesterday. It happened on Trail #8 near Airport Road in Grand Marais just before noon. 49-year-old Scott Edward Reimer of downstate Bay City was pronounced dead at the scene. Reports say he was […]

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man is one of two people arrested this week in the eastern U.P. on meth-related charges. The Tri-Dent drug enforcement team says 23-year-old Matthew Eric Durden of Marquette and 18-year-old Brianna Lynn Hart of Sault Ste. Marie were arrested in Sault Ste. Marie […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Lake Effect Snow Warning is in effect for Marquette and Alger Counties until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. Moderate to heavy lake effect snow will continue to develop this morning into tonight especially for locations east of Harvey and over to Grand Marias. Northwest winds gusting as high […]

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Marquette Township this morning. The accident happened just after 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Brickyard Road and US-41 when a southbound Chevrolet Equinox ran a red light at the intersection and collided with a Chevrolet Suburban. […]

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was killed in a snowmobiling accident last night in Ontonagon County. The accident happened on Trail #12 about a quarter mile from Old Victoria Road in Rockland Township. The Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Brady Allan Kuennen of Waucoma, Iowa, was traveling on the trail around […]

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Sands Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police and Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a head-on traffic crash this morning in Sands Township. The accident, involving a pickup truck and a sedan, was reported around 9:15 a.m. on North M-553 near Oakridge Drive. Reports say there were people who were […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder’s budget plan announced yesterday in Lansing includes an overall appropriations increase of 4.3 percent for Michigan’s public universities. Under the governor’s plan, Northern Michigan University would receive a 3.9 percent increase. NMU President Fritz Erickson and other university presidents will testify in Lansing later […]

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