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Marquette Man Arrested In Eastern U.P. Drug Bust

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man is one of two people arrested this week in the eastern U.P. on meth-related charges. The Tri-Dent drug enforcement team says 23-year-old Matthew Eric Durden of Marquette and 18-year-old Brianna Lynn Hart of Sault Ste. Marie were arrested in Sault Ste. Marie […]

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School Closings For Friday, 2/12/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Lake Effect Snow Warning is in effect for Marquette and Alger Counties until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. Moderate to heavy lake effect snow will continue to develop this morning into tonight especially for locations east of Harvey and over to Grand Marias. Northwest winds gusting as high […]

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Marquette Township Accident Injures Two

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Marquette Township this morning. The accident happened just after 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Brickyard Road and US-41 when a southbound Chevrolet Equinox ran a red light at the intersection and collided with a Chevrolet Suburban. […]

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UP 200 & Midnight Run Preparations On Track For This Weekend In Marquette & Alger Counties

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations for the annual running of the UP 200 and the Midnight Run sled dog races are on track. The Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association President Ron Hewson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to give the latest update. He said the UPSDA […]

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Iowa Man Killed In U.P. Snowmobiling Accident

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was killed in a snowmobiling accident last night in Ontonagon County. The accident happened on Trail #12 about a quarter mile from Old Victoria Road in Rockland Township. The Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Brady Allan Kuennen of Waucoma, Iowa, was traveling on the trail around […]

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Injuries Reported In Sands Township Head-On Crash

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Sands Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police and Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a head-on traffic crash this morning in Sands Township. The accident, involving a pickup truck and a sedan, was reported around 9:15 a.m. on North M-553 near Oakridge Drive. Reports say there were people who were […]

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NMU Slated For Funding Increase In Snyder Budget

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder’s budget plan announced yesterday in Lansing includes an overall appropriations increase of 4.3 percent for Michigan’s public universities. Under the governor’s plan, Northern Michigan University would receive a 3.9 percent increase. NMU President Fritz Erickson and other university presidents will testify in Lansing later […]

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Alger County Sheriff To Retire

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Alger County Sheriff Robert Hughes has announced that he is stepping down at the end of this year. Hughes announced his retirement yesterday. He started his career with the Alger County Sheriff’s Office in 1978, and was promoted to Sheriff in 2010. Hughes says he is anxious […]

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UP 200 Preparations Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations for the annual running of the UP 200 and the Midnight Run sled dog races are on track. The Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association has opened race headquarters at the YMCA of Marquette County and mushers and their dog teams are beginning to arrive in the […]

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PAAC Favorites Gather for Valentine Cabaret & Dessert Shows

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council and the Vista Theater are presenting a series of Valentine Cabaret & Dessert shows. Eliisa Gladwell, one of the performers, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to invite one and all to enjoy some great entertainment in the […]

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