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Delta County Traffic Accident Injures One

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post are investigating a traffic crash that happened yesterday afternoon in Delta County. It happened around 4:00 p.m. on 18th Road near Danforth Road when an eastbound pickup truck on 18th Road collided with a dirt bike. The driver of the dirt […]

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Rain Affects U.P. State Fair Attendance

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Organizers with the U.P. State Fair say bad weather during the traditionally busiest days of the event dropped this year’s total attendance. Nearly two inches of rain on Saturday, August 20th and flooding throughout the fairgrounds dropped gate attendance by 75 percent on the day that is […]

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Marquette City Commission To Hold Hearing On Budget And Discuss NMU Land Swap

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up tonight in Marquette. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the session. Angeli said a public hearing is scheduled at the meeting on the proposed Fiscal Year […]

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Mass City Woman Arrested For Car Theft

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ontonagon County woman has been arrested in connection with a recent car theft. 38-year-old Candi Finley of Mass City was arrested downstate earlier this week on a warrant for Unlawfully Driving Away an Automobile. Finley allegedly stole a 2013 Dodge Dart sedan in Ontonagon on August […]

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Menominee County Car-Train Accident Injures Two

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Menominee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post responded to an accident yesterday involving a vehicle and a train in Menominee County. It happened just after 9:30 am, central time, on County Road 348 in Ingalls. Troopers say a southbound Canadian National train hit a 2011 Ford station wagon […]

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Body Found In Little Bay De Noc

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The body of an Illinois man who was presumed drowned after a weekend boating accident was found yesterday on Little Bay de Noc in Delta County. Members of the Delta County Sheriff’s Marine Division located the body of Tom Petruszak shortly after noon. Petruszak had been missing […]

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NMU Enrollment Numbers Down From Last Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report is showing a continuing decline of students at the Marquette school. The current total enrollment is 7,750, a decrease of 419 or 5.1 percent from last year. Officials say the numbers reflect declining high school class sizes and larger recent […]

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Michigan Tech Enrollment Highest In 30 Years

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fall 2016 enrollment at Michigan Technological University is the highest in over 30 years. MTU’s report shows total enrollment at 7,268, the highest the school has seen since 1983. This is 30 students more than last fall. MTU officials say undergraduate enrollment totaled 5,827. New first-year undergraduate […]

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Labor Day Fatalities Down In Michigan

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say preliminary reports indicate traffic fatalities were down this Labor Day holiday weekend from last year. State Police are reporting nine deaths in nine separate traffic crashes during the 2016 Labor Day holiday weekend. That compares to 12 traffic crashes and 15 deaths during […]

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Ishpeming Receives Blight Elimination Grant

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming is receiving one of more than $11.7 million in blight elimination grants awarded to 10 cities and counties across Michigan. The city, in partnership with the Marquette County Land Bank Authority, is receiving a $250,000 grant for alleviating blight to improve neighborhoods. Local […]

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