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Western U.P. Traffic Accident Injures Four

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Alston, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a traffic accident Saturday afternoon in Laird Township. The accident happened in Alston at the intersection of M-38 and North Laird Heights Road. A vehicle operated by a 24-year-old Ann Arbor man went out of control on M-38, left the […]

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American Transmission Company Plans Next Decade

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – American Transmission Company has released an operational plan covering their main investments in the region over the next 10 years. The Wisconsin-based firm says their Transmission System Assessment calls for an investment of $3.7 to $4.5 billion in the grid that serves eastern Wisconsin and the U.P. […]

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Parole Legislation Passes State House

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Nonviolent inmates would be up for release from prison once they’ve served their minimum sentence under legislation supported by an Upper Michigan lawmaker that has passed in the Michigan House. State Representative Ed McBroom pushed for passage of the bill saying people are overstaying their welcome in […]

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Zintman Found Guilty

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A jury has found a Forsyth Township man guilty in the death of his girlfriend. The jury handed down the verdict against 46-year-old Steven Zintman of Gwinn after less than three hours of deliberation yesterday in Marquette County Circuit Court. Zintman was charged with First Degree Murder […]

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Stranded Boaters Helped In Delta County

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Delta County rescued a pair of boaters from their capsized vessel yesterday evening. Officers with Gladstone Public Safety responded to a call of a catamaran that had flipped over in Little Bay de Noc about 200 yards from shore. They were able to reach the […]

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Jury Deliberations Underway In Zintman Murder Trial

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The jury now has the case after closing arguments were heard today in the trial of a Forsyth Township man charged in the death of his girlfriend. The prosecution and defense rested their cases yesterday in Marquette County Circuit Court in the trial of 46-year-old Steven Zintman […]

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USW And Cliffs Extend Current Contract For 30 Days

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A contract extension has been agreed to by the United Steelworkers Union and Cliffs Natural Resources to allow for continued negotiations for a new contract. The agreement extends the terms of the current contract by 30 days as the talks between the two groups move ahead. The […]

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New Marquette Township Supervisor Sworn In

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township officially has a new Supervisor. Township officials swore in Lyn Durant today as the new Township Supervisor. Durant takes over for former Supervisor Dennis Liimatta who stepped down recently to become the Township Supervisor in downstate Grand Blanc. Durant has served on the Marquette […]

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Investigation Continues Into Two-Vehicle Accident

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday morning in Negaunee Township. The accident happened just before 9:00 a.m. on US-41 near Pond Road. Troopers say a westbound 2006 Chevy Malibu, driven by 38-year-old Peter Comment of Marquette, left the roadway, crossed […]

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MSP: Fugitive Died Of Self-Inflicted Wounds In U.P.

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Sault Ste. Marie – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post have released an update of their investigation into the case of a Virginia man who was found dead in a cabin on Drummond Island in Chippewa County last week. Troopers say autopsy results show that 38-year-old Aaron Furness […]

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