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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming says a published report concerning the controversial transfer of retirement funds of former Police Chief Jim Bjorne from the county to the city was misleading and inaccurate. According to a City of Ishpeming statement released yesterday, an article in the Marquette Mining Journal […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has apologized for including an inaccurate account of an incident in a 2011 resolution urging Congress to remove gray wolves from the federal endangered species list. M-Live.com says Casperson admitted the error in a floor speech yesterday saying “I was mistaken, I am […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources has received an application from a Canadian firm outlining a plan to acquire more than 10,000 acres of state-managed forest in Mackinac County to develop limestone mine. The proposal by the Graymont, Inc. includes the acquisition of approximately 7,820 acres near Rexton […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University says they have received word that its Army ROTC program will remain on campus. In October, NMU was told its 44-year-old program was one of 13 that would be closed as of May 2015. The Army has announced a new plan that will monitor […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Teaching family Homes of Upper Michigan is holding its annual Krispy Kreme Doughnut Sale this week. Rich Rossway with TFH joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to share the details on the sale. Rossway says the sale is tomorrow and Saturday at the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  This week is Winter Weather Awareness Week in the state of Michigan. Matt Zika, from the National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the upcoming winter season. Zika says although some wintry weather has […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Economic Club of Marquette County is presenting their latest speaker this Monday evening in Marquette. Econ Club spokesman Tom Baldini stopped by The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike recently to talk about the speech and dinner meeting and encourage listeners to take part in […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources and the United Steelworkers Local Unions 4974 and 4950 have announced financial contributions to charitable organizations in Marquette, Alger and Baraga Counties. A total of $18,000 from the Cliffs Michigan Operations vending machine fund from vending machines located around the property used by employees […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Sewer and water rates in the City of Ishpeming are increasing effective immediately. The Ishpeming City Council voted unanimously yesterday to increase rates for both utilities in an effort to generate revenue for repair to the current water and sewer systems that are old and out of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A national conservative group has launched a media campaign praising 1st District Congressman Dan Benishek for his opposition of ObamaCare. Americans for Prosperity has placed media messages across Benishek’s district thanking him for his fighting of the measure. AFP-Michigan State Director Scott Hagerstrom says their group has […]

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