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MDOC Officer Guilty Of Assault

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan Department of Corrections officer has been found guilty of assault. 49-year-old Danny Johnson was accused of hitting an inmate that he was transporting on a bus last fall to the Kinross Correctional Facility in Chippewa County from the Oaks Correctional Facility in downstate Manistee. The […]

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Escanaba Woman Gets Jail Time

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Delta County woman has been sentenced to jail on drug charges. 24-year-old Kelley Hansen of Escanaba was sentenced yesterday in Delta County Circuit Court to eight months in jail after pleading guilty last month to one count of soliciting another person to obtain pseudophedrine. Hansen was […]

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Victim Identified In Baraga County Fatal

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L’Anse, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Calumet Post have released the name of the victim in a Baraga County vehicle-pedestrian accident. It happened Saturday around 3:30 a.m. when 44-year-old Charles Joseph Maki of L’Anse was lying in the roadway on Second Sand Beach Road, near Pequaming Road in L’anse […]

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Marquette Area Youth Theater Names New Directors

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette-based youth theater has named a new Managing Director and Artistic Director. The Superior Arts Youth Theater, a regional non-profit group, has hired Jalina Olgren as its new Managing Director and David Dagenais as its new Artistic Director. The pair are taking over for outgoing Executive […]

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Suspect Arraigned In Escanaba Home Invasion

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The man arrested in Escanaba over the weekend in connection with a home invasion has been arraigned. 25-year-old Harley Finnerty was arraigned in Delta County Circuit Court on five counts including second degree home invasion and attempted second degree home invasion. Escanaba Public Safety officers responded to […]

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Identities Of Weekend Drowning Victims Released

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have released the identities of the two people who drowned in Lake Superior Saturday near Little Presque Isle in Marquette County. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says two 22-year-old women, Kaylilyn Tansey of Grand Ledge and Abigail Sprinkle of Marquette, were swimming to a nearby rock […]

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Investigation Continues In Baraga County Fatal Accident

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L’Anse, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Calumet Post have released more information about a Baraga County vehicle-pedestrian accident that claimed the life of one person. It happened Saturday around 3:30 a.m. when a person lying in the roadway on Second Sand Beach Road, near Pequaming Road in L’anse Township, […]

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Marquette Man Arrested For Stealing Lawn Mower

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police arrested one person after he allegedly attempted to steal a riding lawn mower from an area business. Officers were called out to the Marquette Sears store on O’Dovero Drive around 2:30 this morning on a report of a suspicious situation. Police arriving on the […]

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Man Arrested For Larceny In Escanaba

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety officers responded to the report of a home invasion in the 1400 block of North 20th Street just after 4:00 a.m. Saturday. A short time later, they were sent to investigate a report of a man rummaging through a vehicle as well as reports […]

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Marquette Breaks Ground For New Service Center

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the City of Marquette held a groundbreaking ceremony this morning for the construction of the city’s new Municipal Service Center. The groundbreaking kicked off the official construction of the Service Center to be located at 1100 Wright Street. The site includes adjacent property formerly used […]

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