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Annual ArtPrize Event In Grand Rapids To Specially Feature U.P. Artists

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A collaboration of arts and tourism groups have created an opportunity for Upper Michigan art to be seen on an international stage. Tiina Harris, Arts & Culture Manager with the City of Marquette, and Pasqua Warstler, Artistic Director of the Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba joined the […]

Flags To Be Lowered In Honor Of U.P. Firefighters

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff tomorrow and Thursday across the state in honor of two members of the Beartown Fire Department from Baraga who died last Saturday. 23-year-old James Shelifoe, Jr. and 25-year-old Alan Swartz, both of Baraga, […]

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Two Arrested In UPSET Houghton Co. Drug Bust

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are reporting the arrest of two people in a drug bust in Houghton County. Detectives executed a search warrant at two residences in Atlantic Mine on Sunday and seized undisclosed amounts of heroin and crystal meth. Two suspects were […]

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Calumet Woman Takes Plea Deal In OWI Accident

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Calumet, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country woman who was arrested for drunk driving and assaulting a police officer after a traffic crash in July has been sentenced after a plea deal. 55-year-old Kimberly Fergan of Calumet had been charged with Operating While Intoxicated and Assaulting a Police Officer after she […]

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U.P. Tribal Colleges Receive Grant Funds

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Upper Michigan tribal colleges are receiving funding through a federal USDA Rural Development grant. Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga and Bay Mills Community College in Brimley will each receive $143,000 Tribal College Initiative Grants. The program provides funding to tribal colleges to make capital […]

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Marquette Chamber Monday: Demographic Research And Shop Local Efforts Gaining Steam

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Jason Schneider, Executive Director of the Marquette Chamber of Commerce, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for the latest Marquette Chamber Monday. He recapped some of the recent events that have gone on in Marquette and explained that the chamber is interested in […]

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Marquette City Commission To Discuss Cliffs-Dow Property

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up tonight. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the meeting. Angeli said Commissioners will be discussing the latest developments involving the future of the Cliffs-Dow property in […]

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Driver Arrested In Fatal Fire Truck Crash

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Blaine, MN – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver of an Upper Michigan fire crew truck that crashed this weekend in Minnesota, killing two fire fighters, has been arrested. 28-year-old Michael Johnson of Baraga has been charged with Criminal Vehicular Homicide for Operating a Vehicle in a Grossly Negligent Manner. The accident happened Saturday […]

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Ontonagon Authorities Search For Stolen Car

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a stolen vehicle in Ontonagon. Deputies say the vehicle was stolen Friday evening from the River Street area of the town It’s described as an orange and black 2013 Dodge Dart with […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up tonight. Commissioners will be discussing the latest developments involving the future of the Cliffs-Dow property in north Marquette. Also on the agenda is a presentation from the visiting Sister City delegation from Higashiomi, Japan, and a presentation […]

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