Home » Archives by category » U.P. News Updates (Page 128)

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A man wanted by police in the Upper Peninsula is behind bars after several months on the run. State Police say 40-year-old Raymond Ojala, Junior of Hubbell turned himself in on Saturday at the Houghton County Jail. He was wanted on a charge of kidnapping-custodial interference. Ojala […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A coalition formed to protect wolves in Michigan says it will try to put a proposal on the statewide ballot to block a potential gray wolf hunt in the state. The group “Keep Michigan Wolves Protected” says it wants to gather 225,000 signatures of Michigan voters by […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Reputed Detroit mob underboss Anthony Zerilli came out this weekend to say he knows where the bodies are buried – one body in particular, belonging to Detroit’s most notorious missing person – Jimmy Hoffa. The 85-year old Zerilli says Hoffa’s killers buried him in a shallow grave […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists will find gas prices up 2.5 cents a gallon this week. AAA Michigan reports the current statewide average is just over $3.26 per gallon, down more than 31 cents from this same time last year. The Auto Club says that the lowest average price among […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post say an accident involving two semi trucks at the intersection of US-141 and US-2 in Breitung Township in Dickinson County yesterday morning closed down the intersection for about three hours. The accident happened just after noon central time when a semi […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Police are reporting the arrest yesterday of a Marquette County man who was considered armed and dangerous and was wanted on several charges. Police say they arrested 31-year-old Todd Raymond Mills of Ishpeming around 7 o’clock yesterday evening in a vehicle in the City of Ishpeming. […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The trial of a man charged in connection with an armed robbery and home invasion in Alger County is slated to begin today. The trial of 35-year-old Ruben Joseph Rodriguez of Chicago is beginning today in Alger County Circuit Court with jury selection. He is one of […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up this evening in Marquette. The Commission has several items on the agenda including a public hearing on some proposed residential rezoning and a presentation from the Marquette Food co-op. Also up for discussion are several administrative and […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Menominee County Prosecuting Attorney will review the case against a seventh grade student at a Menominee County school who was arrested this week for possession of a dangerous weapon on school property. The Menominee County Sheriff says the incident occurred Wednesday at the Carney-Nadeau School. Authorities […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation to increase payments in lieu of taxes to local governments for state-owned land within their boundaries has been signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder. The legislation, sponsored in part by State Senator Tom Casperson, addresses repetitive problems with PILT payments not being paid on time […]

Continue reading …