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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Delta County are reporting a fatal truck-pedestrian accident yesterday morning in Bay De Noc Township. State Police at the Gladstone Post say a 73-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck as he was walked along New Wilsey Bay Road.  The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are looking for the public’s help in finding a hit–and–run driver who struck a pedestrian yesterday. The accident happened just before 10 am at the intersection of Presque Isle Avenue and Wright Street.  Police say a southbound pickup truck turned off of Presque Isle […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates decreased in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in August according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. A spokesman says regional jobless rates fell in August mostly due to seasonal labor force reductions adding that fewer unemployed workers […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man was convicted of drunk driving one too many times and is now on his way to prison. A Mackinac County jury found 44-year old Edward Parrett of Menominee guilty of a third offense of operating while under the influence, a second offense of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Rural Development grant has been awarded to an Alger County health care facility. Munising Memorial Hospital is receiving a $50,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development initiative.  Hospital officials say the funds will be used to purchase and install Digital Mammography equipment at […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a structure fire yesterday morning in Marquette County’s Sands Township. The fire was reported just after 9 a.m. at a home at the 553 Mobile Estates on M-553.  The occupants of the home were able to get out safely and firefighters had the fire […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Over 500 EMS personnel will be in Marquette later this week for the 31st Annual U.P. EMS Conference. The conference, which runs from tomorrow through Sunday, is Michigan’s most comprehensive educational program for rural emergency responders with over 70 various classes being offered. Most of the U.P.’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – High winds caused power outages for thousands of customers in the eastern U.P. and northern lower Michigan yesterday. Cloverland Electric says about 1,100 of their customers were without power in areas including Manistique, Naubinway and St. Ignace.  Power companies in the region said the high winds were […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post say a moose died yesterday after being struck by a semi truck in the central Upper Peninsula. Reports say the crash happened around 11:15 Monday morning just north of Perkins. Troopers believe the bull moose ran into the semi truck, then […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect in the series of bomb threats reported last Friday around Marquette County is currently in custody and is receiving psychiatric therapy at Marquette General Hospital. Authorities say the suspect was identified Friday after the threat against the Sawyer Medical […]

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