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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University say William Vandament, the 10th president of NMU who served from 1991-1997, has passed away. Vandament died Saturday at his home in Signal Hill, California at the age of 81. Vandament had a long career as a university administrator. At Ohio State […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The city of Grand Rapids remains under a state of emergency due to flooding on the Grand River. Mayor George Heartwell made the declaration Saturday afternoon as the waters rose and the threat of severe flooding exists for the rest of this week after heavy rains a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists are getting a real jolt at the gas pumps this week. Triple-A reports that the current statewide average price is now almost $3.75 per gallon. That’s up more than 23 cents from a week ago. On the bright side, the average is still down nine […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Criminal charges have been authorized against the driver of a pickup truck who caused a three vehicle accident in February in Ontonagon County. Charges against 17-year-old Zachary Seld of Rockland include one count of Operating While Intoxicated Causing Serious Injury. The charge is a felony punishable by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a three-vehicle accident Saturday morning in Marquette Township at the intersection of US-41 and County Road HQ near the Walmart store. The accident happened around 10 a.m. when a westbound 2001 Mercury, driven by Sandra Borden of Bark River ran a […]

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Iron County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident yesterday morning that injured one person. The accident was reported just before 7 a.m. Central time near Sunset Shores in Iron County’s Bates Township.  Residents called authorities after they heard a loud crash in the area.  Deputies found the vehicle crashed into a tree and the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post are investigating a fatal one-car accident early yesterday morning in Chippewa County. The accident was reported to authorities just after 5:30 a.m. near Brimley on 6 Mile Road.  Troopers say a vehicle left the roadway, rolled over and struck […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police investigated the reported overdose of three girls, ages 13 and 14, over the weekend. Police were called to the MGH ER around 11:45 Friday night on a report of a 13-year-old girl who had overdosed on over the counter cold medicine. Police say the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have arrested two people on felony larceny charges following a lengthy investigation into the jewelry theft from a Marquette residence. 34-year-old Jason Bennett and 25-year-old Christina Koskela, both of Gwinn, were arrested yesterday in Gwinn on warrants authorized by the Marquette County Prosecutor. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee says significant winter weather is hitting the northern half of the Upper Peninsula today. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the western U.P. until 2 a.m. tomorrow while a Winter Weather Advisory is posted for the central and eastern […]

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