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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post and the Munising Detachment are investigating a single-vehicle accident that claimed the life of one person over the weekend. Troopers were called to the scene on ET Road just south of Eben Saturday around 7 p.m.  The driver, 59-year-old Jill Siitala […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton County man has been sentenced to prison for possession of child pornography. 68-year-old Rex Sweitz, Jr. of Laurium was sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette to 3 years in federal prison for possession of images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Sweitz was also […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin woman has been sentenced for embezzling money from a labor union representing U.P. workers. 37 year old Renita Dompier of Greenville, Wisconsin was sentenced to one year of probation with six months of home detention for embezzlement from a labor organization by an employee. Dompier […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson is hosting a roundtable meeting for business owners to meet with their state senator to learn about and request regulatory reform this afternoon in Marquette. The Escanaba Republican is being joined by a representative from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce from 4 to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 20 years after the start of the Keweenaw National Historical Park in the Upper Peninsula, Michigan U.S. Senator Carl Levin says he is pleased with the development of the park and local communities. Levin was a guest speaker at an event Saturday in Calumet commemorating the anniversary. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Upper Michigan men were sentenced to 30 years in prison each today in Federal Court in Marquette for separate sexual assault cases involving children under the age of 12. 30 year old Aaron VanZile of Watersmeet was sentenced for an incident on the Lac Vieux Desert […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are looking for the public’s help with their investigation into a series of break-ins reported in Marquette County. Troopers say the break-ins were reported in South Republic earlier this week.  The break-ins happened sometime between 5 p.m. on Wednesday and 8 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Treasurer of the Village of Baraga is facing a felony embezzlement charge. 45-year-old Cynthia Wadaga was arraigned in Baraga District Court on a charge of Embezzlement of more than $20,000 but less than $50,000. If convicted, Wadaga could get up to ten years in prison and/or […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western Upper Peninsula woman will spend two months in jail for stealing more than $15,000 from a youth hockey organization. 43-year old Anne Pollard of Ontonagon had pleaded no contest to attempted embezzlement. She admitted to taking money while serving as treasurer of the  Ontonagon Amateur […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department is reminding residents that the annual Fire Prevention Week static display and parade that was cancelled last week due to weather, will take place tomorrow. The event will be held from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Harlow Park in Downtown Marquette. […]

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