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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Upper Peninsula Power Company is warning their customers of a phone scam. Officials say someone may call a customer posing an UPPCO representative and threaten service disconnection unless financial or credit card information is provided within a short period of time due to allegedly being delinquent […]

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Hoff Selected As Ishpeming City Attorney

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council has selected Bonnie Hoff as the new City Attorney. Following a somewhat contentious meeting with debate over Hoff’s residency and her availability, the Council voted last night to offer her the position. Hoff previously served as attorney for the City of Marquette and […]

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Assailant Arraigned In Escanaba Murder Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety have updated their investigation into the death of a woman who was killed early yesterday morning in Escanaba. Officers were called out to 206 Stephenson Avenue around 4:20 a.m. on a report of an assault. Officers say the victim, 32-year-old Heather Batchelor, died from […]

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Ishpeming City Commission To Pick City Attorney

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council has a special meeting coming up this evening. According to the published agenda, tonight’s meeting will feature the review of candidates for the position of City Attorney, followed by the selection of the new Attorney. The meeting gets underway at 6:00pm at Ishpeming […]

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Dianda Wants More Funding For Winter Repairs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is pleased Governor Rick Snyder will appropriate funds from the Disaster Contingency Fund to aid U.P. communities with costs following this year’s winter, but the Calumet Democrat says it’s still not enough. Dianda welcomes the funds, but says it’s not enough […]

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Eascanaba Woman Murdered Early This Morning

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Escanaba Public Safety say a woman was killed during an incident early this morning in Escanaba. Officers were called out to 206 Stephenson Avenue around 4:20 this morning on a report of an assault. Few details have been made available, but reports say the woman, […]

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Bear Hunting Season is Upon Us

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GLADSTONE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The bear hunting season is right around the corner, and officials at the Hiawatha National Forest in the Upper Peninsula have some reminders about hunting on forest land. The biggest reminder is that the “dragging” of forest service roads and trails is illegal.  Hunters sometimes will “smooth […]

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Mackinac Island Bridge Walk

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Mackinac Bridge, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – About 30,000 walkers participated in the Labor Day Mackinac Bridge walk this year.  Just before Monday’s walk, about 350 runners celebrated the Pure Michigan FIT campaign and hit the bridge deck to promote and encourage healthy physical activity in communities throughout Michigan. For the third year […]

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Community Assistance Needed

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Marquette City Police Department is asking for assistance in locating a black SUV that was involved in a hit-and-run property damage accident that occurred at 122 N. Third Street on August 30th at roughly 2:30 in the morning. The business sustained damage and witness statements indicated it […]

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MAPS District Tentative Agreement Announced

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education has reached a tentative agreement with the Marquette teachers’ union. Officials with the Marquette Area Education Association could not release any information regarding the details of the tentative agreement, but they say they are pleased the issue appears to […]

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