Home » Archives by category » U.P. News Updates (Page 205)

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Public Schools Board of Education has voted to not support a recently-negotiated contract between teachers and the district. At their meeting last night, the Board said language in the contract concerning teacher tenure and “at will” employee hiring and firing policies has been deemed as […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department is looking for the public’s help in their investigation into the disappearance and death of an elderly Bessemer woman.  79-year-old Ethel Grzena-Peters was last seen in Bessemer on August 3rd.  Her remains were found in Watersmeet Township on August 13th.  Authorities say […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – General Motors is recalling nearly 250,000 mid-size SUVs in 20 states and the District of Columbia because of a side door power lock failure that could lead to fires. GM says fluid could get inside the driver’s door module and cause corrosion, which could short out the […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan motorists are paying nine cents less for gas this week, following last week’s nearly one-cent dip. According to ‘Triple A Michigan’, the current statewide average of nearly three-dollars-90- cents a gallon is 22 cents more than at this time last year. Of the cities it surveys, […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post report a single-vehicle rollover accident this weekend. Troopers on routine patrol spotted a westbound car traveling at a high rate of speed around 1:15 Saturday morning on County Road 480 near the M-35 crossroads. As troopers began to give pursuit, the […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -The Iron County Sheriff’s Department says an Illinois man was hospitalized in a weekend ATV accident. Deputies say a 29-year-old Palatine, Illinois man was injured when the ATV he was operating on Iron County Recreational Trail #16 went out of control and struck some trees. The accident happened […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Bay Mills Indian Community will be able to reopen its casino in Northern Lower Michigan under a federal court ruling this week that essentially found the state and other tribes challenging the casino had no standing. The ruling from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Michigan State Police post commander in the Upper Peninsula has waived his arraignment on a drunk driving charge.  Lt. William Smith of the Gladstone Post was arrested on July 7th for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. The charge is a 93-day misdemeanor with a maximum […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Marquette City Police are reporting a motor vehicle/pedestrian accident that happened last night around 9:15 at the intersection of South Front and Main Street. Police say a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old Marquette resident was southbound on Front Street when the pedestrian was struck.  the pedestrian, a […]

Continue reading …

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow held a roundtable discussion session today in Marquette with community leaders to discuss the impact of Farm Bill reforms on the region. Stabenow, Chair of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, hosted the session at Northern Michigan University to urge passage of […]

Continue reading …