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Stranded Paddle Boarder Rescued In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to the Picnic Rocks area in the City of Marquette for a paddle boarder in distress just before 6:00 o’clock yesterday evening. Two Marquette Lifeguards on a jet ski where deployed out to the paddle boarder. The lifeguards stayed with the person until Coast Guard […]

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Downstate Man Drowns In Lake Superior

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downstate man was the victim of an apparent drowning in Lake Superior yesterday. 49-year-old Andrew Kneeshaw of Grand Blanc died in the incident reported near the shore of McLain State Park in Houghton County. Reports say Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call about a stranded swimmer […]

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County Road 480 Section Closing Down Monday

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Road Commission is closing a portion of County Road 480 in Negaunee beginning Monday. Crews will begin work on a $900-thousand repair and maintenance project on a bridge that runs over a section of railroad tracks. The Road Commission is replacing the deck and […]

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Benishek Veterans Amendment Passes U.S. House

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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 County Man Arrested For B&E

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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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Meth Materials Found In Marquette Township

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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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Drugs Factor In U.P. Two-Car Crash

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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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Delta County Motorcycle Fatality Investigated

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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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Marquette County House Fire Claims One Life

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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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Two Injured In Marquette Twp. Motorcycle Accident

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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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