Home » Archives by category » U.P. News Updates (Page 167)

West Nile Virus Hits Michigan

Comments Off on West Nile Virus Hits Michigan

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan health officials say the first West Nile virus (WNV) activity for Michigan this summer has been identified in a mosquito pool from Saginaw County. The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is urging residents to apply repellents during peak mosquito biting periods such as dusk and […]

Continue reading …

New Laws Allow Louder Fireworks

Comments Off on New Laws Allow Louder Fireworks

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Independence Day period is always loud, but since Michigan changed its fireworks law three years ago, it’s become even louder.  The new law allows louder and more powerful fireworks, although the loudest, such as M-80s and Cherry Bombs, remain illegal.  This year, the state has issued […]

Continue reading …

Travel Set to Increase with Fourth of July Weekend

Comments Off on Travel Set to Increase with Fourth of July Weekend

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Mid-Summer holiday break is finally upon us, and millions of Michiganders will be setting out on the road this holiday weekend.  Nearly 1.35 million Michigan residents are expected to travel during the Fourth of July holiday, a 2.5% increase from last year. According to AAA, of […]

Continue reading …

Subaru Problems Lead to Massive Recalls

Comments Off on Subaru Problems Lead to Massive Recalls

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Subaru of America is recalling more than 660,000 Outback, Legacy, Impreza, and Forester vehicles registered in cold-weather U.S. states, including Michigan, due to possible corrosion of brake lines. Brake line corrosion could cause leaking of brake fluid and make the brakes less effective, increasing the risk of […]

Continue reading …

Campaign Against Drunk Driving Kicks Off This Week

Comments Off on Campaign Against Drunk Driving Kicks Off This Week

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officers from nearly 150 agencies in 26 Michigan counties kicked off a campaign Tuesday to pay special attention to drunk drivers over the Fourth of July holiday period.  The campaign attempts to decrease alcohol-related traffic deaths and serious injuries, which are the highest during the summer, with […]

Continue reading …

Governor Rick Snyder Signes PT Oriented Bill Package

Comments Off on Governor Rick Snyder Signes PT Oriented Bill Package

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed a five-bill package allowing Michigan patients to seek out and initiate physical therapy treatment without first receiving a referral from a physician. Under the legislation, residents would be able to visit a physical therapist up to 10 times during a 21-day […]

Continue reading …

Michigan’s Gubernatorial Race in Dead Heat According to New Poll

Comments Off on Michigan’s Gubernatorial Race in Dead Heat According to New Poll

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new poll finds Michigan’s gubernatorial race this year is now a dead heat.  The statewide poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling says incumbent Governor Rick Snyder in in a 40-40 percent tie with Democratic challenger Mark Schauer. Earlier the governor had leads of 49-29 in April […]

Continue reading …

More Information Released on US-41 Accident on July 1st

Comments Off on More Information Released on US-41 Accident on July 1st

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Shortly after 11am yesterday, a one vehicle rollover accident slowed traffic on US-41 in Negaunee Township near the Carp River Bridge. 87-year-old Patricia Sager from Negaunee was removed from the vehicle with the Jaw of Life and taken to the hospital by ambulance. Negaunee Township Fire Department, […]

Continue reading …

Homicide Suspect Ruled Competent in Houghton County Circuit Court

Comments Off on Homicide Suspect Ruled Competent in Houghton County Circuit Court

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man suspected of killing his wife in December 2013 has been bound over to Houghton County Circuit Court after being ruled competent to stand trial. 35-year-old Nima Nassiri of Dollar Bay allegedly assaulted his wife, Sanaz Nezami, who later died from the injuries she […]

Continue reading …

Accident on US-41 in Negaunee Township

Comments Off on Accident on US-41 in Negaunee Township

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Earlier today, at approximately 11am, a one-vehicle rollover accident occured on U.S. 41 in Negaunee Township near the Carp River Bridge. The driver was removed from the vehicle with the Jaws of Life and taken to the hospital by ambulance.  No name or cause has been released. […]

Continue reading …