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Manistique Man Enters Plea In Assault Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A sentencing date has been set for a Manistique man who plead no contest to charges of felony assault and criminal sexual conduct. 58-year-old Thomas Becks Jr. entered the pleas to one count of Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder and one […]

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More Snow On The Way For The U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Heavy and wet snow moving from western to north central Upper Michigan may cause some travel problems overnight. A Winter Storm Watch is posted for Marquette County and areas of the western U.P. late tonight through noon tomorrow. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Baraga, […]

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UPAWS Receives Over $7K In State Grant Support

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter is receiving just over 77-hundred dollars through the Michigan Companion Animal Welfare Fund. The money comes from a state tax form check-off program and will fund projects totaling over $155,500 for 26 registered shelters this year. The Michigan Animal Welfare fund […]

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Tax Tribunal Public Session Coming To Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An informational session on the Michigan Tax Tribunal is being held at the Peter White Public Library this week in Marquette. The program will be held on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the library. The panel discussion will feature state and local elected […]

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U.P. Man Gets Prison Time For Child Abuse

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Dickinson County man has been sentenced to prison for child abuse. 27-year-old Ryan Barr of Iron Mountain was sentenced yesterday in Dickinson County Circuit Court to 23 months to ten years in prison on a count of second degree child abuse. Barr was arrested last August […]

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SUNNY FM Receives Special Tribute From Governor And U.P. Legislators

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The recognition of SUNNY fm by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters as Station of the Year has been honored by U.P. lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder. 109th District State Representative John Kivela presented a special tribute to the staff of SUNNY fm this week when he stopped […]

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Gwinn Man Arraigned For Felony Assault

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Gwinn man has been arraigned on a felony assault charge following his arrest last week. 29-year-old Brandon James Strohm was arrested following a reported domestic assault last Thursday. Forsyth Township Police were called to a residence on the 400 block of North River Drive. Authorities say […]

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Iron Mountain Man Arrested After Police Chase

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Iron Mountain Police arrested a man after a high-speed chase and brief standoff early Saturday. According to reports, officers responded to a possible domestic assault call at an apartment on the 400 block of Fairbanks Street. Officers arriving on the scene witnessed a vehicle leaving the area […]

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Meth Lab Discovered In Forsyth Towsnhip

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police and the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are reporting the recent discovery an active meth lab in Gwinn. Police responded to a residence on the 300 block of Quail Street last Wednesday morning for a possible meth lab. The person who made the report […]

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IRS Tax Day Phone Scams Continuing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As tax day approaches, authorities say IRS-based phone scams are continuing. Police in the Copper Country say they have been receiving reports of recent calls being made to individuals by people claiming to be police officers working for the IRS and that the victim may be arrested […]

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