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Fatal Gladstone Fire Remains Under Investigation

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a fire that claimed the life of one person yesterday in Gladstone. The fire was called in around 5:15 p.m. yesterday at a residence in the South Bluff area on the 500 block of Loueda Avenue. The fire was quickly put down, […]

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Three Arrested On Meth Charges In Escanaba

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team is reporting the arrest of three people this week on meth charges. UPSET Detectives on Tuesday investigated a report of three Escanaba residents who had purchased components used to make meth. A search of a residence on North 16th Street in […]

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR THURSDAY, 3/24/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wintry weather across the southern and central portions of Upper Michigan has caused several schools to close for today. SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR THURSDAY, 3/24/16: Bark River – Harris Big Bay de Noc Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Escanaba & Escanaba Headstart Gladstone & Gladstone Headstart Hannahville Manistique Area Schools & […]

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Winter Storm Socks Southern & Central U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wintry weather across the southern and central portions of Upper Michigan is causing several issues this morning. The National weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning into this afternoon for Menominee & Delta Counties. Heavy, wet snow and high winds are affecting travel along areas of […]

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Marquette Re-Opens Lakeshore Drive

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette Department of Public Works has announced that Lakeshore Drive has been fully re-opened to through traffic as of this morning. A stretch of the roadway along the Lake Superior shoreline between Wright and Hawley Streets had been closed off over the last several […]

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Visitor Restrictions At Brookridge Heights Due To Flu

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County assisted living facility has put visitor restrictions in place due to illness. Officials with Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care in Marquette say due to numerous flu outbreaks throughout Marquette County, visitors are asked to refrain from coming to the facility until further […]

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Burglar Alarm Investigation Nets Pot Grow Site

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State police at the Iron Mountain Post report the discovery of a marijuana growing operation after they responded to a burglar alarm at a business in Dickinson County’s Breitung Township. Troopers were called to the business just before 1 o’clock this morning by the alarm and […]

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Manistique Home Total Loss After Fire

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a structure fire early this morning in the City of Manistique. Reports say the fire at a home on North 4th Street was called in just after 1:30 a.m., and firefighters arriving on the scene found the front of the building engulfed in flames. […]

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Testing Continues At Portage Lake Lift Bridge

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT says tests of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock are scheduled for this week as part of ongoing maintenance work and will cause brief delays for motorists. Contractors will be performing test lifts of the bridge, requiring brief closures of the bridge to […]

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Seasonal Unemployment Up In State

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in January rose in all of the state’s 17 major labor market areas. State officials say total employment declined in most regions over the month. In January, 12 of the state’s 17 major regions had unemployment rates at or below the national rate […]

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