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Fatal Snowmobile Accident In Alger County

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal snowmobiling accident yesterday in Alger County. Troopers say the crash occurred in Munising Township on H-13 near the Hiawatha National Forest Wide Waters Campground access road. A machine operated by 57-year-old Steve Short of Fort Wayne, Indiana was […]

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Benishek Endorses Casperson In U.S. House Race

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Retiring U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is endorsing Tom Casperson for U.S. House of Representatives in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District. Benishek, who currently holds the seat, is not seeking re-election at the end of his current term. Benishek announced today he is endorsing Casperson in the race because […]

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Allen Enters 1st District Congressional Race

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The race for the 1st Congressional District in Michigan is heating up. Former State Senator Jason Allen has formally announced a run for Congress on the Republican ticket. Allen, a native of Traverse City, is facing current State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba in the Republican primary. […]

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Iron River Woman Charged With Prostitution

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Iron River, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Iron county woman has been arrested and arraigned on a series of charges including prostitution, drug possession and bond violations. 33-year-old Sarah Eddy of Iron River was arraigned following her arrest earlier this month by Iron River Police for Solicitation of Prostitution, Possession of Morphine […]

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Marquette County Man Attempts To Switch Plea

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man who recently plead no contest to first degree child abuse is attempting to withdraw that plea. 27-year-old Nicholas Racine of West Branch was in Marquette County Circuit Court yesterday with a new defense attorney to argue he did not fully understand the terms […]

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Two Injured In Marquette County Head-On Crash

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Sands Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Marquette County’s Sands Township. Authorities say it happened just after 1:00 p.m. on M-553 when a southbound SUV, driven by 19-year-old Rylee Paquet of Illinois, went out of control and crossed the center line. The […]

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Michigan Tech Online Grad Program Performing Well

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University’s online graduate engineering program is performing well in rankings of national online programs. According to new numbers from US News & World Report, Tech’s program ranked in the top half of online graduate engineering programs in the country. The Houghton school’s online graduate engineering […]

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Northern Michigan University Launches Realignment Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has begun implementation a new Realignment Plan for the Marquette school. NMU President Fritz Erickson says the first steps are now being taken on campus and will include changes across all divisions of the university. He says among the foremost steps is applying a […]

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School Closings For Tues 1/12/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY POSTED FOR MARQUETTE & ALGER COUNTY Moderate to heavy lake effect snow into this afternoon for Marquette and Alger counties. Moderate to heavy snow showers over Lake Superior will push onshore through this morning as winds shift to the north. The snow showers […]

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Two Vehicle Crash In Marquette County Injures One

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Ely Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A two vehicle crash this morning in Marquette County’s Ely Township injured one person. The accident happened just after 9:00 a.m. on County Road CD South of County Road PPX. A southbound pickup, driven by 20-year-old Damien Desjardins-Racine of Marquette, went out of control and crossed […]

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