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Six Arrested In Eastern U.P. Drug Bust

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team says six people have been arrested in Chippewa County for illegal distribution of prescription medications and marijuana. The suspects were identified during a two-month investigation involving a conspiracy to illegally distribute prescription medications. Detectives executed a search warrant yesterday […]

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Dianda To Hold Deer Issue Town Hall Meeting

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says he will be holding a town hall meeting later this week to discuss deer hunting in the U.P. The Calumet Democrat says he is hosting the session to give the public a chance to meet with Department of Natural Resources […]

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Man Arrested After Rollover Traffic Crash

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police say an Upper Peninsula man was arrested after a single-vehicle roll over accident yesterday afternoon. The accident was reported just after 2:30 p.m. on County Road 480 in the city of Negaunee. Reports say the driver of an eastbound pickup lost control of the […]

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Woman Charged With OWI In Fatal U.P. Crash

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ontario, Canada woman has been arrested after a fatal traffic accident in the eastern U.P. State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post say the two-vehicle accident happened around 9:00 p.m. Friday in Chippewa County’s Soo Township. 19-year old Jared Baragwanath of Brimley and […]

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Marquette City Commission Moves Hospital Project Ahead

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has voted to formally approve land sales and purchases that will allow for the start of the construction of a new hospital in the city. At their regular meeting last night, Commissioners approved the sale of land along Baraga Avenue to Duke LifePoint […]

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Gwinn Man Sentenced For Firearm Possession

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man previously charged with a felony has been sentenced to prison for possessing a firearm. 42-year-old Kevin Houle of Gwinn was sentenced in federal court in Marquette to seven years in prison and three years of supervised release following the prison term. Houle plead […]

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Fatal Drunk Driving Accident In Chippewa County

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Criminal charges could be filed today against a woman arrested for drunk driving after a fatal traffic accident in the eastern U.P. State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post say the two-vehicle accident happened around 9:00 p.m. Friday in Chippewa County’s Soo Township. Reports […]

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Ironwood Woman Charged With Mail Fraud

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western Upper Michigan woman is facing fraud charges after reportedly collecting thousands of dollars in a years-long rebate scam. 59-year-old Carol Rae Vitton of Ironwood was charged last week with mail fraud. She’s accused of creating more than 700 sales receipts to get $9,000 in rebates […]

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NMU Mid-Year Commencement Tomorrow

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s mid-year commencement ceremony will be held tomorrow at the Superior Dome on campus. Of the 556 students eligible to graduate, 366 are expected to participate in the ceremony. The keynote speaker/honorary degree recipient is NMU alumnus Danny Pummill, acting undersecretary for benefits in the […]

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Agreement Reached For NMU – Marquette Land Sale

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – NMU has approved an agreement with the City of Marquette for the sale of property at 1100 Wright Street which is currently used as a student parking lot. The city plans to locate its new Municipal Service Center at the site. The agreement is for a cash […]

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