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Callers in Negaunee Posing as Members of Michigan State Police

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at Central dispatch in Negaunee are letting residents know about a new phone scam circulating in the area. Troopers say callers are posing as members of the Michigan State Police, claiming residents must pay money to clear a warrant to avoid being arrested. The […]

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Motorcyclist Injured in US-41 Crash

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming City Police responded to a motorcycle-minivan accident last night around 9:00 o’clock on US-41 in the city. Reports say a motorcyclist was eastbound on US-41 when the minivan pulled out onto the highway into the path of the motorcycle while attempting to turn left in front […]

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Superior Watershed Partnership To Restore Marquette Shoreline

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Watershed Partnership has teamed up with the City of Marquette to host a community-wide volunteer event to help protect and restore the Lake Superior dunes and beaches within the city limits. Organizers say the city has over ten miles of Lake Superior shoreline and a […]

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The Pasty…Michigan’s Official Sandwich??

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan does not have an official “state sandwich.” But according to one prominent restaurant rating survey, it does. And it can mostly be found in the Upper Peninsula. Zagat-dot-com, in its feature “50-states, 50-sandwiches,” has named the Pasty as Michigan’s “state sandwich.” The article notes what is […]

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Unemployment Rates Down Around Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates dropped in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in August, according to state officials. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget says total employment and labor force levels declined seasonally in the majority of regions over the month. Officials say […]

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One Injured In Skandia Twp. SUV/Pedestrian Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies were called out to a vehicle/pedestrian accident yesterday evening in Skandia Township. The accident happened around 5:00 p.m. on the 100 block of Ingalls Road when a 56-year-old Skandia man backed his 2006 Chevrolet Trail Blazer out of his driveway, striking a 61-year-old […]

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Lawmakers Want To Keep E-Cigs Away From Minors

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – At least two bills are being introduced in the Michigan House to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes — also called “e-cigarettes” — to minors. The separate bills are sponsored by House Republican Rick Outman of Six Lakes, and House Democrat Sam Singh of East Lansing. Outman […]

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Republicans Wrap Up Annual Conference On Mackinac Island

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Republicans wrapped up their three-day Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference yesterday on Mackinac Island. During the event state GOP members set goals to maintain its legislative majority, win its first U.S. Senate seat in 20 years in 2014, and put Michigan in the corner of the Republican […]

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Marquette Man Arrested On Indecent Exposure Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arrested on felony indecent exposure charges in connection with an incident at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 59-year-old Mark Axton Hammond was arrested on Friday on charges of aggravated indecent exposure and indecent exposure by a sexually delinquent person. Police […]

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Marquette Man Arrested On Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the arrest of a Marquette man on Criminal Sexual Conduct charges. 25-year-old Charles Deangelo Rogers was arrested Friday on a felony charge of 3rd Degree C-S-C in connection with an alleged incident at his residence in the early morning hours of Sunday, […]

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