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Semi Truck Accident Closes Houghton County Highway

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Painesdale, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in the Copper Country are reporting an overturned semi-truck that shut down a portion of Highway M-26 this morning. Around 10:30 a.m. police were called to scene of the accident on M-26, just south of Painesdale in Houghton County. Few details have been released, but reports […]

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Two Arrested In Marquette County Meth Bust

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police and the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team have arrested two people on meth charges. 26-year-old Corey Racine and 26-year-old Brittany Marie Anders, both of Gwinn, face several felonies after an investigation into meth-making components found Monday on an ATV trail. Police launched the investigation […]

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State Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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Wakefield, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post are continuing to investigate the cause of a fatal motorcycle accident in Ontonagon County. Troopers responded to the scene of the accident Wednesday afternoon. A motorcyclist was discovered by a passing motorist in an area of trees off of Bond Falls […]

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Dianda Criticizes Energy Plan Robo-Calls

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda says U.P. residents are getting misleading phone calls and postcards that support a Republican-sponsored package of energy bills. Dianda says the automated calls tell residents to support the legislation and then connects them directly to Dianda’s office line to voice that support. He […]

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Two-Vehicle Crash In Marquette Township

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday in Marquette Towsnhip. It happened just after 11:30 a.m. on eastbound US-41 in front of the Ojibwa Express Gas Station. An eastbound pickup truck, driven by 78-year-old Michael Vilona of East Troy, Wisconsin was in the […]

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Marquette Township Investigates Rec Area Vandalism

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials in Marquette Township are looking for the public’s help as they investigate a case of vandalism of a public recreation area. Township crews discovered deep car tire tracks in the turf at Lion’s Field yesterday during a check of the facility. They believe the incident […]

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Marquette Traffic Accident Injures Four

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City police responded to a multiple vehicle crash yesterday afternoon on Wright Street. The accident happened just after 12:30 p.m. near Industrial Parkway when several vehicles had stopped to allow a group of bicyclists to cross the roadway. A tandem-trailer semi-truck was unable to stop in […]

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U.P. Traffic Stop Nets Wisconsin Felon

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Wakefield, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A recent traffic stop for speeding in the western U.P. resulted in the arrest of one man on a series of charges. State Police at the Wakefield Post say a Trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding late last month on M-28 in Wakefield and arrested the driver, […]

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Fatal U.P. Traffic Accident Under Investigation

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St. Ignace, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a weekend fatal traffic accident in Mackinac County. It happened around 12:45 a.m. Saturday about a mile south of M-123 on Mackinac Trail in St. Ignace Township. A vehicle, driven by 17-year-old Mitchell Snyder of Brevort Township, collided head-on with a […]

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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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