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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The man at the center of Michigan’s wolf hunt controversy is headed for a jury trial. 68-year-old John Koski pleaded not guilty last week to animal cruelty charges in Ontonagon County District Court. Koski is accused of neglecting two donkeys that were provided by the State of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man will be sentenced early next month after pleading guilty to an aggravated assault charge yesterday in Marquette County District Court. 43-year-old Daniel Summers was charged in connection with an incident in February of last year in which he is accused of physically harming his […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Four people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident in Marquette Township yesterday afternoon. According to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. on West Fair Avenue near Granite Street. Deputies say 52-year-old Lisa Wilcox of Big Bay was westbound on Fair Avenue in […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources says it will be making financial contributions more than $410,000 to Marquette County organizations this year through the Cliffs Foundation. Among the highlights of the Foundation announcement for this year are new multi–year commitments totaling $550,000 to Northern Michigan University, the Michigan Iron Industry […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a weekend house fire in Negaunee. The fire was reported around 10:15 p.m. on Saturday at 413 New Buffalo Road. Crews arriving on the scene found black smoke coming from windows of the two-story home. The fire caused heavy smoke and heat damage to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – He’s making it official, Governor Rick Snyder will announce Monday that he’s seeking a second term in office. The governor will kick off a statewide announcement tour Monday with appearances in Detroit, Lansing and Grand Rapids. He is expected to visit Traverse City, Frankenmuth and Oakland Community […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in December rose slightly in 11 of the 17 major labor market regions in Michigan. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels declined seasonally in nearly all areas over the month. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Congressman Dan Benishek says he is pleased with the release of additional heating assistance for low-income families in the U.P. and Northern Lower Michigan who are being impacted by the current propane shortage. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making $454 million available nationally, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dickinson County authorities report seizing a marijuana growing operation at a home in the Kingsford Heights area this week. County Prosecutor Lisa Richards said that the Kingsford-Iron Mountain-Norway-Dickinson drug team acted on a tip and executed a search warrant on Wednesday for the residence. Detectives located and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation sponsored by Upper Peninsula Congressman Dan Benishek to protect the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was unanimously passed by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources. The bill is now set to move to the House floor for a final vote. The legislation would designate approximately […]

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