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Police Crackdown on Dangerous Driving Habits on I-94

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Marquette, MI – August 1, 2014 –  Michigan State Police are once again joining forces with other state patrols to step up traffic enforcement, focusing on dangerous driving behaviors including seat belt use, speeding, aggressive and impaired driving. Beginning today (Friday), troopers and motor carrier officers will be patrolling along I-94 as part of the “I-94/90 […]

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NMU Ends Tobacco Use

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Marquette, MI –The general use of tobacco is no longer allowed on the campus of Northern Michigan University. Starting today (Friday), the Marquette campus is officially tobacco free. The policy prohibits all tobacco products including cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco. It covers the university property and university-owned vehicles as well. There are some exceptions […]

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Pure Michigan 400 Grand Marshals Announced

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Jackson County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s-own 2014 Olympic Champion ice dancing team of Meryl Davis and Charlie White will serve as the grand marshals for the NASCAR Spring Cup race next month at the Michigan International Speedway near Brooklyn in Jackson County. White from Royal Oak and Davis of West Bloomfield […]

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Houghton County Police Chase Suspect Pleads Guilty

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Houghton, MI – August 1, 2014 – A Houghton County man scheduled to go to trial this week for his role in an April high-speed police chase has pleaded guilty instead. As part of his deal, 26-year-old Travis Kuopus admitted to third-degree fleeing and eluding police and attempted stalking.  Three other charges, including aggravated stalking […]

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Sault Ste. Marie-LSSU Renovations

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A busier than normal construction season has meant a delay in renovations to Lake Superior State University’s South Hall. Sherry Brooks, L-S-S-U’s vice president of finance, says the bids that came in this summer for the 12-million-dollar project were not complete and/or favorable. An update […]

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Car Crashes Into Dump Truck in Ishpeming

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Ishpeming, MI – August 1, 2014 – Reports say there has been an accident at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Second Street in Ishpeming.  It involved a dump truck and a car.  Reports say the accident happened just before 11am this morning.  The dump truck was heading east on U.S. 41.  The driver of […]

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Manistique Stabbing Suspect Update

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A 58-year-old Manistique man could spend the rest of his life in prison after allegedly stabbing a woman. Thomas Becks was arraigned via video Wednesday afternoon on charges of attempted murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and assault with a dangerous […]

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Eagle Mine Right on Track

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Eagle Mine in Marquette County remains on track to begin producing ore by the end of the year. In its second quarter results statement issued on July 30th, Lundin Mining says there are 500 people working at the site, including its own employees and those of […]

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Michigan Retail Industry on an Uptick

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s retail industry rang up its best sales performance in more than three years during June, based on a new survey released by the Michigan Retailers Association.  The MRA’s “Michigan Retail Index” found 53% of retailers polled in June reported increased sales over the same month last […]

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Crash on North Road

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver of a vehicle that struck a utility pole on North Road.  The driver of the vehicle is identified as John Argall, 65, of Negaunee.  Investigation revealed that Argall became drowsy and drifted off the road striking the telephone pole.  Argall […]

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