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Marquette Township Accident Injures Two

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Marquette Township this morning. The accident happened just after 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Brickyard Road and US-41 when a southbound Chevrolet Equinox ran a red light at the intersection and collided with a Chevrolet Suburban. […]

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Iowa Man Killed In U.P. Snowmobiling Accident

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was killed in a snowmobiling accident last night in Ontonagon County. The accident happened on Trail #12 about a quarter mile from Old Victoria Road in Rockland Township. The Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Brady Allan Kuennen of Waucoma, Iowa, was traveling on the trail around […]

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Injuries Reported In Sands Township Head-On Crash

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Sands Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police and Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a head-on traffic crash this morning in Sands Township. The accident, involving a pickup truck and a sedan, was reported around 9:15 a.m. on North M-553 near Oakridge Drive. Reports say there were people who were […]

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NMU Slated For Funding Increase In Snyder Budget

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder’s budget plan announced yesterday in Lansing includes an overall appropriations increase of 4.3 percent for Michigan’s public universities. Under the governor’s plan, Northern Michigan University would receive a 3.9 percent increase. NMU President Fritz Erickson and other university presidents will testify in Lansing later […]

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Alger County Sheriff To Retire

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Alger County Sheriff Robert Hughes has announced that he is stepping down at the end of this year. Hughes announced his retirement yesterday. He started his career with the Alger County Sheriff’s Office in 1978, and was promoted to Sheriff in 2010. Hughes says he is anxious […]

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UP 200 Preparations Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations for the annual running of the UP 200 and the Midnight Run sled dog races are on track. The Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association has opened race headquarters at the YMCA of Marquette County and mushers and their dog teams are beginning to arrive in the […]

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One Injured In Marquette County Crash

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was hurt in a two-vehicle crash around 7:00 p.m. on Midway Drive in Negaunee Township. State Police say 42-year-old Billie Heggaton of Negaunee was injured when her sedan collided with a pickup truck driven by 30-year-old Joshua Gravelyn, also of Negaunee. Troopers say Heggaton […]

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School Closings For Wednesday 2/10/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Moderate to heavy lake effect snow showers will continue near Lake Superior through tonight. The National Weather Service has posted a Lake Effect Snow Warning until 7:00 o’clock tonight for Marquette County and until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow for Alger County. Expect additional snow accumulations of 4 to […]

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Gwinn Schools Seek To Fill Board Vacancy

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – At their regular meeting last night, the Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education accepted the resignation of Board member Bill Nordeen. Nordeen’s resignation will be effective as of March 13th, and the Board is now seeking applications from community members to fill the vacancy. The person […]

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One Injured In Marquette Township Traffic Accident

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to a two-vehicle accident in Marquette Township this morning. The accident happened around 7:40 a.m. on eastbound US-41 at the Fox Marquette car dealership. Reports say one vehicle attempted to cross the lane and traveled into the path of an oncoming vehicle. One person […]

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