Home » Archives by category » U.P. News Updates (Page 79)

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police are looking for the public’s help as they investigate a hit and run accident. The accident happened around 4:00 p.m. last Friday on the 600 block of Blemhuber when a 16-year-old Marquette male stepped off the curb in front of his house to check the […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette woman has been arrested on a charge of felony Uttering and Publishing. Marquette City Police arrested 35-year-old April Marie Barkle yesterday following a two-month investigation. Police say the investigation focused on a personal check that was stolen from the victim’s car, altered and cashed at […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in early December on the state’s lawsuit challenging the Bay Mills Indian Community’s casino in Northern Michigan. Attorney General Bill Schuette says the case raises important questions about the relationship between state and tribal sovereignty. The state’s lawsuit challenges […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Capitol Christmas tree for 2013 will come from the Western Upper Peninsula. A 68-foot tall spruce tree currently located in the backyard of Jonny and Barbara Waara’s home in Iron River has been selected to be displayed in front of the Capitol building in Lansing throughout […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Marquette City Police report the discovery of remnants of a meth lab near Division Street and Pioneer Road. Officers found some burned debris yesterday in a sand pit and a closer inspection found the makings of several one pot meth labs. Police say meth users frequently burn […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A conservative political action group is criticizing U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek for his vote this week to end the Federal shutdown. The group, Americans for Limited Government, says in voting for the continuing resolution Benishek allowed funding for Obamacare to take effect. ALG President Nathan Mehrens says […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say a Manistique man was arrested after attempting to break into a Marquette business last Sunday. 28 year old John Eric Rachel was arrested and charged with attempted breaking and entering a building with intent, which is a felony punishable by up to five […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Technological University has been recognized nationally for its efforts to create a more diverse and inclusive campus for the second year in a row. The Houghton school received the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. MTU received the award because […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The recently created Cliffs Natural Resources/Eagle Mine Marquette County Community Fund has announced contributions to 12 community organizations totaling over $1.2 million. The fund was created in 2012 through an infrastructure transaction involving the two companies and is intended to provide financial assistance to major community projects […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Following this week’s vote by the Marquette City Commission to hold a special meeting on October 30th to conduct a public hearing and consider adopting a proposed truck route ordinance, city officials are seeking input from all interested parties. City staff have crafted a “Frequently Asked Questions” […]

Continue reading …