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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Manistique Detachment are investigating a series of drive-by shootings of several residences along County Road 438 in Schoolcraft County. Troopers say the shootings happened just after midnight on Wednesday.  No injuries were reported , but several homes and other property was damaged. If […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming City Police say an incident last night in the city involving a person allegedly being exposed to toxic nerve gas was not real. Reports say a call was made to authorities about a person being exposed to World War II era nerve gas and that person […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies were called out to Hogsback Mountain in Marquette Township last night on a report of two missing hikers. The call came in from Central Dispatch around 7:30 p.m. when the two hikers, 19-year-old Steven Claucherty of Royal Oak and 18-year-old Melinda Fitaian of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –A special candidate forum is being held in Marquette tonight. The Upper Peninsula Children’s Coalition and the Marquette Branch of the American Association of University Women are hosting the forum in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. The forum will ask Congressional and State House […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Today is Eric Dompierre Day in Ishpeming. As declared by Ishpeming Mayor Pat Scanlon, the day honors Eric and his last regular season game on the Ishpeming High School Varsity Football team. The 19-year-old senior with Down syndrome recently was granted a waiver by the Michigan High School […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate in September edged down over the month by one-tenth of a percentage point to 9.3 percent. It marked the first monthly jobless rate decline for the state since April, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. A spokesman says Michigan unemployment […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Chocolay Township Police responded to a three vehicle accident yesterday evening. The accident occurred just before 7 p.m. on US-41 South near the Holiday Gas Station in Chocolay Township. A southbound vehicle, driven by Joseph Menze of Marquette, was attempting to turn left into the gas station when […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Legislation written by an Upper Michigan lawmaker has been signed into law in Lansing. The legislation, authored by State Representative Matt Huuki, now known as Public Act 341 of 2012, allows private and public transportation providers to perform fingerprinting and background checks for prospective applicants who would serve […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police are spending their next two weeks looking for sex offenders. Called Operation Verify, it’s the ninth annual sex offender sweep in the state as officers look for those who have not verified their address. How often an offender needs to do so depends on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan will be getting 78 new state troopers at the end of this week. The Michigan State Police will hold the graduation ceremony for the 123rd Trooper Recruit School on Friday at the Lansing Center, just a few blocks east of the state Capitol. The keynote speaker will […]

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