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Marquette Streets Closed For Construction

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette says the 200 block of Front Street between Main Street and Spring Street will be closed to traffic today and tomorrow and also may possibly be closed on Thursday depending on weather and construction progress. The following streets will be closed to through […]

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Ishpeming City Council To Hold Special Meeting

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council has a special meeting tomorrow morning. The meeting will feature several items, including a budget workshop, a discussion of the city manager’s performance review process and and agreement to demolish the old steam plant. The session is being held at the Carnegie Library […]

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MI State Superintendent To Tour Marquette Schools

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Education State Superintendent is visiting the Marquette Area Public Schools tomorrow. Brian Whiston will take a tour of the district and sit in on classes and visit with students and teachers. Whiston says the visit will highlight best practices and celebrate great things […]

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Weekend U.P. Accident Injures Two

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Germfask Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident just after 3:00 p.m. yesterday in Schoolcraft County’s Germfask Township. Troopers say a 2008 Dodge Nitro, driven by 34-year-old Stephen Powers of Mackinaw City was southbound on M-77 near Robinson Road and slowed down to avoid hitting a dog. […]

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Senator Tom Casperson Gives Legislative Update

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson called in today to update listeners about several pieces of legislation that he is working on. The Escanaba Republican joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about his Dark Store legislation as well as a few other bills he […]

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Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson Discusses Budget Issues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about some of the budgetary challenges the university is currently facing. Erickson said NMU is using a multi-level approach in an attempt to address a $2.6 million dollar shortfall […]

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Brunke Takes Plea Bargain In Triple Murder Case

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect in a Schoolcraft County triple homicide is headed to prison after agreeing to a plea deal. 46-year-old old Kenneth Brunke of Manistique plead guilty today in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court to obstruction of justice, and lying to a police officer during the investigation of a […]

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Dianda Criticizes 3rd Grade Reading Level Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda voted no on a 3rd Grade Reading Level bill in the State House this week, saying he has heard from educators who say the state should not be mandating when students be held back. The Calumet Democrat says the state mandate essentially tells […]

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Project Keep Kids Warm Picks Up Items Tomorrow In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)– The next step in the effort to gather clothes to keep kids warm in our area is happening tomorrow in western Marquette County. Organizer of Operation Keep Kids Warm, Dick Derby with the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Ishpeming, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today […]

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Econ Club Presents NMU President Fritz Erickson Monday Night In Marquette

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

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