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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An amendment authored by U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek that calls for increased accountability of the Veterans Affairs Agency has passed in the U.S. House. The amendment was part of an overall package of VA reforms. The Upper Michigan Republican says his ‘Demanding Accountability for Veterans’ amendment is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have arrested a Marquette County man in connection with a recent break-in of a Marquette business. 18-year-old Clay Overmeyer of Skandia was arrested and charged with Breaking and Entering with Intent following the investigation into a break-in at the Cruise and Coffee location on […]

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team is reporting the seizure of meth-making components at a residence in Marquette Township. UPSET Detectives executed a search warrant at 2422 Huron Street yesterday and found components used to manufacture meth and hazardous waste resulting from the manufacturing of meth. […]

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Blaney Park, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from Manistique Detachment responded to an accident on M-77 three miles North of US-2 in Blaney Park just after noon Saturday. Troopers say 71-year-old Pamela Jones of Atlanta, MI was northbound on M-77 at when she was rear ended by a 61-year-old Curtis man […]

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into a fatal motorcycle accident that happened Friday night in Delta County. Escanaba Public Safety responded to the accident involving a motorcycle and a vehicle just before 10:00 p.m.at the intersection of Ludington Avenue and 30th Street North. The operator of the motorcycle […]

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Michigamme, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are investigating an early-morning fire yesterday in Michigamme that claimed the life of one woman. The fire was reported at 6:00 a.m. at 326 W. Lake Street. The Michigamme Fire Department arrived on scene and found the second story of the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a motorcycle-car accident yesterday on County Road 550 near Wetmore Landing in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 5:20 p.m. when a car driven by 18-year-old Carrie Ward of Marquette pulled out from the Wetmore Landing parking area into the path […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual Marquette musical reunion is underway this weekend featuring members of several bands that made up the musical scene in the area in the early 1980’s. “Scene And Reheard 2015” is being held Friday night at 9:00 o’clock at the Dry Dock Bar in Harvey and […]

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill introduced by Congressman Dan Benishek giving Congress and the public access to key data from VA hospitals across the country has passed unanimously in the U.S. House. The Veterans Information Modernization Act directs the Secretary of the VA to submit an annual report to Congress […]

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Chatham, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police responded to a fatal traffic accident last night in Alger County. The accident happened after 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of M-94 and M-67 when a westbound vehicle on M-94, driven by 50-year-old Peggy Sue Larsen of Skandia, slowed or stopped at the stop […]

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