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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Snyder doesn’t appear happy with a Pure Michigan ad sponsored by Michigan Economic Development Corporation that ran in the Wall Street Journal last week touting Michigan’s new status as a right-to-work state. Snyder said yesterday at the Michigan Agri-Business Association annual meeting in Lansing that he […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An inmate at a state prison in the western Upper Peninsula was beaten to death. Police say 26-year old Randolph Connor died Saturday after being punched and kicked several times by two other inmates in the prison’s TV room at the minimum security Ojibway Correctional Facility in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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