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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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Powerball Jackpot Increases

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Lottery officials say tonight’s Powerball jackpot has been upgraded to $425 million due to the volume of sales. The cash value is $244.7 million. The Powerball jackpot has rolled over 12 times since this jackpot run started on June 26.  The biggest Powerball jackpot so far […]

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Election Results For August 6th, 2013 For Central Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Here are the latest results for various issues and ballot proposals from the August 6th, 2013 election: Marquette County Election Results Marquette City Commission – 4 candidates move on to November election. David J. Campana – 1151 Sarah Reynolds – 625 Tony Tollefson – 500 Mike Plourde […]

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One Arrested in Stephenson in Armed Assault Case, One at Large

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect in the recent armed robbery in Baraga County’s Covington Township has been arrested while a second suspect is still at large. The first suspect in the case was arrested without incident yesterday at a residence in Stephenson following a tip to State Police. The second […]

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Single Vehicle Rollover Accident on M-553

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A portion of M-553 between the Marquette Mountain ski hill and the crossroads was closed this morning due to a single-vehicle traffic accident. State Police at the Negaunee Post say a vehicle went out of control, left the roadway and rolled over around 8:15 this morning. According […]

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Marquette County Man to Be Sentenced for Meth Lab

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man will be sentenced later this month on felony drug charges after pleading guilty by reason of mental illness. 31-year-old Todd Raymond Wentworth of Ishpeming will be sentenced on August 28 after pleading guilty to a charge of conspiracy to maintain a methamphetamine lab. […]

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