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U.P. Man Held For Keweenaw County Break-Ins

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton County man is behind bars for allegedly breaking into a camp in Keweenaw County’s Sherman Township. 52-year-old Jeffrey Koski of Copper City is also being held as a suspect in a number of breaking and enterings in Keweenaw County. Koski was arrested Saturday by Keweenaw […]

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Break-In Suspects Facing Court Date Next Week

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two men charged in several Menominee County breaking and entering cases are each facing a preliminary examination next week. 18-year-old Steven Lemire and 19-year-old Dustin Lanaville, both formally of Escanaba, were arraigned in Menominee County District Court on 20 felony and misdemeanor charges each. The charges are […]

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UPPCO Explains Weekend Power Outage

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Upper Peninsula Power Company says an automobile accident was the cause of a power outage early Sunday morning that affected several hundred customers in Marquette County. Crews worked to restore power to the Gwinn-Little Lake area after a vehicle struck a utility pole near CR 456 […]

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L’Anse Road Project Underway This Week

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Marquette,MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major road resurfacing project is getting underway this week in the village of L’Anse in Baraga County. City officials say the the project is part of an overall effort to improve portions of Broad Street and Main Street. So far, improvements have included upgrading sidewalks, increasing handicapped […]

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Support Voiced For County Veterans Counselor

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Members of the U.P. legislative delegation, Marquette County veterans and veterans’ advocates met at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette yesterday in support of a special county-wide millage coming up on the ballot in November. State Senator Tom Casperson and Representatives John Kivela and Scott Dianda […]

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Sentencing Set For Bernard Fish

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The sentencing date has been set for a Wisconsin man recently found guilty of armed robbery and several other charges. 47-year-old Bernard Fish of Shawano, Wisconsin will be sentenced October 20th in Baraga County Circuit Court. Fish was found guilty of two counts each of armed robbery, […]

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Eagle Mine In Marquette County Ships First Concentrate

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County say the mine is now operating and will be ramping up to full production by mid-2015. In a statement released today, Lundin Mining says ore from the Eagle Mine is being processed into separate nickel and copper concentrates […]

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Delta County To Get New Sheriff

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta County Sheriff Appointment Board has selected a new Sheriff to succeed retiring Sheriff Gary Ballweg. Former Delta County Undersheriff Ed Oswald has been appointed to the post. He will take over when Ballweg retires on October 18th, and will hold the position for the remainder […]

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Marquette Country CCVB Hires New Executive Director

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors has hired a new Executive Director. The board has selected Nicole Young as incoming executive director. Young is a graduate of Escanaba High School and has fifteen years of tourist industry experience as founder and owner of […]

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Kivela Includes Bill In State Contract Reform Pacakge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela has included a measure as a part of a package of bills introduced in the Michigan House calling for increased accountability and transparency in the state contract process. The legislation was introduced by House Democrats following several reports of fraud and […]

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