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109th District State Representative John Kivela Discusses Budget And Roads

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela stopped by the SUNNY Studios today to talk budgets and road funding. The Marquette Democrat joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to explain what he liked and didn’t like about the budget for the upcoming fiscal year that […]

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U.S. Senator Gary Peters Visits SUNNY Morning Show

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Gary Peters visited the Marquette area today for several stops including The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike. Peters talked about his visit to the area, which included a tour of the Great Lakes vessel, James L. Oberstar, which was docked in Marquette’s Upper […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets On Monday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is having a regular this upcoming Monday night in Marquette. Acting City Manager and City Police Chief Mike Angeli joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to fill in for City Manager Bill Vajda to preview the meeting. Angeli said […]

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The City of Marquette Taking Comments On Community Master Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is reminding residents there is still time to make comments on an amended Community Master Plan. City Planner Dave Stensaas and Taylor Klipp, Chair of the Marquette City Planning Commission, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about […]

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All Hail The Mighty Chicken! It’s Time For The Kiwanis Chicken BBQ!

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One of the most popular events in the area is happening this weekend in Marquette. The Annual Kiwanis Chicken Barbeque is this Sunday at Lakeview Arena from 11:30am to 2:00pm. Marquette Noon Kiwanis President-Elect Amy Lerlie joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to whet […]

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U.P. Woman Takes Plea Deal In Drug Case

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Ontonagon County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Western U.P. woman has agreed to a plea deal in a drug investigation. 36-year-old Rhonda Heikkinen of Rockland plead guilty in Ontonagon County Circuit Court to one count of delivery of methadone. She originally faced one count of delivery of methadone and one count of […]

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UPPCO To Draw Down Levels Of Silver Lake Basin

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Peninsula Power Company will be making a temporary drawdown of water levels in the Silver Lake Storage Basin on the Dead River in Marquette County. UPPCO will draw down the basin approximately four to five feet below its normal summer level. The draw down is necessary […]

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Dianda Bill Addresses Tax Tribunal Issues

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation introduced by an Upper Michigan lawmaker this week would assist local governments who lose tax revenues due Michigan State Tax Tribunal rulings. State Representative Scott Dianda’s measure creates a corporate user fee that would make local governments whole when big box stores convince the Tribunal to […]

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Marquette DDA Says Street Projects On Schedule

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says some streetscape projects in the city are wrapping up soon. The 200 block of West Washington Street has undergone just over $200-thousand in infrastructure repairs and improvements. The DDA says the project is part of an ongoing effort to increase pedestrian […]

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Beacon House U.P. Celebrity Golf Classic Coming Soon!

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette-based regional hospitality house known as Beacon House getting ready for their annual golf fundraiser, the U.P. Celebrity Golf Classic, coming up later this month. Mary Dowling, Beacon House CEO, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the event and […]

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