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Three Arrested On Meth Charges In Marquette Co.

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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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Portage Lake Lift Bridge Maintenance Continues

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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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Lockdowns At Two Marquette Area Schools

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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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Three Arrested In WI-MI Drug Investigation

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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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Weekend Fire Destroys Ishpeming Home

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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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Minnesota Man Injured In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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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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Dianda Blasts M-DOT For Lack Of Fiscal Oversight

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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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Suspect In High Speed Chase Arraigned

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver arrested following a brief high-speed chase Wednesday night in Skandia has been arraigned. State Police from the Negaunee Post attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding on US-41 near M-94 and when the driver refused to stop, they began a chase. The officer ended the […]

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Former Ishpeming City Manager Investigated

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A northern Michigan city government official with ties to the U.P. is under investigation as he is hospitalized in Grand Rapids. According to reports, police were called to the home of Traverse City Manager Jered Ottenwess on Monday, February 16 by his mother, who said he was […]

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Snowmobile Accident Injures Minnesota Man

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say one person was injured in a snowmobile crash in Marquette County yesterday afternoon. 46-year-old Kent Holtz of Becker, Minnesota was injured when he lost control of his machine and it left the trail and struck a tree. The accident happened […]

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