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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a two car accident on the Chassell-Painesdale Road near US 41 in Chassell Saturday night. Police say a 39-year-old woman was westbound around 9:30 p.m. when she looked down to adjust her radio and crossed the centerline into […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National weather Service says a Flood Watch continues for the Peshekee River near Champion in Marquette County. Rapid melting of the above normal snowpack over much of the river’s basin will continue and the flood watch is in effect from through Thursday evening. At last report, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming is currently repairing a water main break at the intersection of South Pine Street and Division Street. Motorists are asked to avoid the intersection if possible. The impacted water service area is: Division Street from First Street to Lakeshore Drive, First Street from […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates declined in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in March, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. The Ann Arbor area had the state’s lowest jobless rate last month at 5.1 percent while Northeast Lower Michigan had the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate has approved an amended version of a bill that allows the Michigan Natural Resources Commission to designate certain species as game animals. However, the Senate removed from the measure a controversial appropriation, which would have made it immune from referendum. Senate Republican Tom Casperson […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the alcohol-fueled stabbing death of another U.P. man in North Dakota last month. 31-year-old Ryan Anderson of Iron River is charged with murder and attempted murder. He’s accused of stabbing to death 32-year-old Christopher King […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation to bring the legal blood alcohol content for boating, snowmobiling and ORV riding in line with driving has been in the works for 10 years, but the lead sponsor of the package said he hopes this is the year it will finally become law. Representative Matt […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation will start the Adopt-A-Highway litter pickup program in the Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Peninsula tomorrow. It will run until May 5 south of the Mackinac Bridge and May 12 in the U.P. due to the snow that’s currently on the ground.  […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-Live is reporting the Michigan Senate has approved legislation that could allow a wolf hunt in three areas of the U.P. regardless of what happens with a pending statewide voter referendum. The Senate approved Senate Bill 288, authored by Escanaba Republican Tom Casperson, by a 25-11 vote […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Escanaba City Council has approved the sale of a 3 acre parcel of property to Bell’s Brewery, Incorporated, in the amount of $30,000 for the construction of a brewery and bottling manufacturing facility. Company founder and president Larry Bell met with the Escanaba City Council today […]

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