Rock River Township

ROCK RIVER TOWNSHIP, MI--   One person was sent to the hospital, following a two-vehicle crash in Alger County Sunday. 

Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post were dispatched around 1:15 p.m. to M-94 near Kannisto Road in Rock River Township. Investigation revealed Scott Schappe, 54, of Skandia pulled out onto the highway from Kannisto Road and into the path of a vehicle driven by Christopher Koren, 45, of Marquette.

Schappe was taken to UPHS-Marquette with unknown injuries. Koren was not injured.

Schappe was cited for failure to yield.

ROCK RIVER TOWNSHIP, MI--   Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal house fire in Alger County.

Troopers from the Munising detachment were called to N5113 ET Road Saturday around 1 a.m. Firefighters from the Rock River Township Fire Department discovered remains inside the house after the flames were 


The house itself was completely destroyed.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined, but foul play is not suspected.

No names have yet been released.