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New Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt Talks About The Job

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County’s new Sheriff, Greg Zyburt, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about taking over the job. Zyburt talked about the transition from his previous post of Chocolay Township Chief of Police as well as some of the programs and initiatives […]

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Schools Closings And Delays For Thursday, 1/5/17

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Lake Effect Snow Warning is in effect into tomorrow for Alger, Luce, northern Schoolcraft and Chippewa Counties.  The National Weather Service says moderate to heavy lake effect snow will continue with winds up to 30mph along Lake Superior.  6 to 12 inches of snow is expected […]

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Probation For Big Bay Woman’s Meth Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette county woman arrested on meth charges has been sentenced to probation. 21-year-old Taylor Trezona of Big Bay was charged with Operating and Maintaining a Meth Lab in connection with the seizure of a meth lab last August. Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team […]

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Ishpeming Man Competent To Stand Trial For Murder

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man charged with murder has been found to be competent to stand trial. 24-year-old Derek Blemke is charged with Open Murder in the stabbing death of 21-year-old Brandon LaFavre of Marquette last June at an apartment on Wright Street in Marquette. Blemke’s competency examination had […]

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U.P. Woman Reappointed To MI Library Board

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Marquette woman has been reappointed to the Board of Trustees of the Library of Michigan. Governor Rick Snyder announced the reappointment of Pamela Christensen yesterday. The 13-member board makes general policy and budget recommendations concerning the Library of Michigan to the Michigan Department of Education. Christensen […]

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School Closings For Wednesday, 01/04/2017

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – High winds and bands of heavy lake effect snow are causing some school closings today.  Here is our latest list: AuTrain-Onota Schools  –  Closed Burt Township Schools  –  Closed Munising Public Schools  –  Closed Munising Baptist School  –  Closed Munising Head Start  –  Closed Ewen-Trout Creek Schools  […]

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WI Man Injured In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the Western U.P. say a Wisconsin man was injured in a snowmobile accident. The Ontonagon County Sheriff says the accident happened around 8:30 Friday night on Trail No. 8 near M-28 when a machine operated by Brandon Krogh of Middleton, Wisconsin went off the trail […]

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Gwinn Woman Arrested For Check Fraud

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have arrested a Marquette County woman for allegedly forging checks from an area business. 32-year-old Crystal May Thomas of Gwinn was arrested on three felony counts of Uttering and Publishing. She was arrested following a fraud investigation into reports of forged business checks from […]

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UPPCO Announces Spring Reservoir Drawdowns

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Peninsula Power Company has announced the annual spring drawdowns of their hydroelectric reservoirs. UPPCO officials say the lowering of the water levels is done every year in anticipation of spring runoff and precipitation. Drawdowns at the Victoria and Bond Falls reservoirs in Ontonagon County begin later […]

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New Marquette And Alger County Sheriffs Begin Jobs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – New Sheriffs in Marquette and Alger Counties are officially on the job starting this week. Former Chocolay Township Police Chief Greg Zyburt was sworn in last week as Marquette County Sheriff after serving with the Chocolay Township Police Department for 32 years. In Alger County, Todd Brock […]

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