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Open House Kicks Off Season At Michigan Iron Industry Museum

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee is starting the season with an open house this weekend. Museum historian Barry James joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to talk about the open house and other highlights of the schedule. James said the […]

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Three Arrested In Marquette Armed Robbery Of Marijuana Grow

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police have arrested three men in connection with an armed robbery last night. Police say a man wearing a hoodie and a ski mask with a handgun attempted to enter a residence at 919 West Fair Avenue just after 8:30 p.m. The man partially entered the […]

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New Marquette County Undersheriff To Be Sworn In

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County’s new Undersheriff will be sworn in later today. Sergeant Mike Klein from the NMU Department of Public Safety is taking over for Jack Schneider, who is retiring after 39 years with the Sheriff’s department. Klein has an extensive background in law enforcement and military service […]

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UP Health System – Marquette CEO Resigns

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UP Health System – Marquette is beginning a national search for a new CEO following the resignation of CEO Ed Banos. In a statement released yesterday, the hospital says Jim Bogan is assuming the top leadership post at the hospital while the search is launched. Bogan, who […]

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Dianda Small Business Bill Clears State House

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker’s bill to assist rural small businesses has been approved in the State House. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda’s bill allows businesses that currently sell beer and wine to also sell gas. The bill waives a $10,000 inventory requirement for businesses located in […]

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Houghton Woman Arraigned For Car Crash With Kids

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton woman has been arraigned on misdemeanor alcohol and drug charges following a rollover traffic accident last Friday with her children inside the car. 34-year-old Annie Marion Freeman is charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated with an occupant less than 16 years old, which is […]

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Northern Names Schuiling As New Provost

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dr. Kerri Schuiling has been named the new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Northern Michigan University. Schuiling is a graduate of NMU and served most recently as professor and dean of the College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies. NMU President Fritz Erickson says […]

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NICE Community Schools Busy As Academic Year Heads To Close

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Back in the studio for the latest edition of our Tuesday Superintendent Series, NICE Community Schools Superintendent Bryan DeAugustine gave us an update on the latest in the district. DeAugustine shared info about a grant recently awarded to the district that they will be using for auditorium […]

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Fire At WE Energies Presque Isle Power Plant In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters responded to an early morning fire today at the WE Energies Presque Isle power plant on Lakeshore Boulevard. The fire in the plant’s coal bunker was discovered by workers and was called in just before 4:30 a.m. City fire crews worked with WE Energies […]

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M-DOT Opens All U.P. Parks For Season

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – All 32 Michigan Department of Transportation U.P. roadside parks have now reopened for the season. M-DOT says roadside parks in Upper Michigan usually open in mid to late April each year but some openings were delayed this year. Most parks reopened April 27th. A handful of parks […]

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