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Marquette Township Offices Relocating

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s time for a move in Marquette Township. Township offices will be relocating to the new Township Hall/Community Center over this weekend.  Township officials say as of 8 a.m. this upcoming Monday, all Township office services will be in operation at the new facility at 1000 Commerce […]

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Items Stolen From West Branch Cemetery

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of items from an area cemetery. Solar lights, planted shrubs, and an engraved lighted bench at the West Branch Cemetery have been reported stolen by officials of West Branch Township. The Sheriff’s Office is looking for help from […]

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Two Killed in Alger County Accident

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Alger County are reporting a two-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon on H-58 that claimed the lives of a Grand Marais couple. State Police from the Munising Detachment say 83-year-old Robert Pine, and his 79-year-old wife Lucy, were killed when the vehicle he was driving north on […]

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Police Asking Negaunee Residents to Use Caution with Possible Scam

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police are encouraging residents to be cautious if they are approached by someone in their neighborhood who is selling magazine subscriptions. The department says they have been receiving calls about door-to-door magazine sellers and the police cannot vouch for the validity of these offers and […]

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Name Released in High-Speed Chase

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The name of the man arrested yesterday by State Police at the Negaunee Post following an early-morning high-speed chase has been released. 22-year-old Robert Tyler Johnson of Wilson was charged with Fleeing & Eluding Police and Operating While Intoxicated after a chase that started around 4 a.m. […]

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No Decision Yet on Casino in Mackinaw City

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Mackinaw City Village Council is not quite ready to make a decision on the proposed casino by the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians. At their last meeting, the village fathers announced they will wait until the new tribal officials take office later this month. […]

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MDOT, MTU Working to Better Railways

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is collaborating with the Rail Transportation Program at Michigan Tech and the Tioga Group, Inc. in two separate studies that investigate the potential toward better use of rural rail lines in Northern Michigan. Essential to this process is an understanding of the […]

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Local Governments Can Now Set Limits on Alcohol Sales

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled that local governments can set limits on alcohol sales through zoning regulations. The court issued its opinion yesterday (Wednesday) upholding a Bloomfield Township zoning regulation that set limits on package alcohol sales at gas stations as being permissible under state […]

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High-Speed Chase Ends on US-2: Escanaba Man Arrested

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post report the arrest of a 22-year-old Escanaba man following an early-morning high-speed chase today. The man was charged with Fleeing & Eluding Police and Operating While Intoxicated after a chase that lasted about 25 minutes. Troopers attempted to stop the man […]

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Six Accused of Scamming Casino in Sault Ste. Marie

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Six people are being indicted for allegedly scamming the Kewadin Casino Hotel & Resort in the eastern U.P. out of nearly $10,000. The feds say Joe Michael Koster used a device known as a “light wand” to trick a video poker machine at the Sault Ste. Marie […]

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