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U.P. Lawmakers Sponsor Meth Bills In Lansing

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. state lawmakers introduced several bills yesterday in Lansing continuing efforts to curb meth production. State Representative John Kivela of Marquette and Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba introduced legislation in both chambers creating a misdemeanor crime concerning meth production that gives prosecutors the option of charging a […]

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Victim Identified In Delta County Fatal Crash

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Delta County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County authorities have identified the victim in a fatal two vehicle accident this week near Schaffer that also injured eight other people. The Delta County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old John Miron of Bark River was killed in the accident on E.5 Road, north of M-69, […]

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Alger County Minivan – Semi Accident Injures Two

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Alger County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have released an update about an accident involving a semi-truck and a minivan yesterday in Alger County’s Autrain Township. The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. on M-94 near Forest Lake Road when a westbound minivan, driven by 47-year-old David Rinker […]

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Annual Father’s Day Historic Automobile Exhibit This Weekend At MI Iron Industry Museum

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual “Iron, Steel and the Automobile” antique car show returns to the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee Township this weekend. Barry James from the museum joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the event, which commemorates the link between Michigan’s […]

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Former Manistique Postal Worker Charged With Mail Destruction

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former U.S. Postal Service mail carrier in Manistique has been indicted on charges of mail destruction. According to a statement from U.S. Attorney Patrick Miles, Sarah Jane Paradise allegedly did not deliver Standard A Mail, which is bulk business mail in Manistique from March 2013 until […]

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NMU Board Raises Tuition And Approves AAUP Contract

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved a 3.2 percent tuition increase for the upcoming academic year. University officials say the increase factored in enrollment projections, increased utility expenses, contract obligations and other inflationary costs. The increase makes the annual cost for full-time resident undergraduates […]

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Marquette Fire Department Receives FEMA Grant

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department is receiving a federal grant for purchase of specialized firefighting equipment. The grant of just over $64,000 will be used by the department to buy 12 self-contained breathing apparatuses. The grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters […]

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Michigan Tech Announces Tuition Decrease

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech University is lowering a previously passed tuition increase in response to higher education appropriations in the new state budget. Officials made the change following approval of a 1.6 percent increase in state funding for the Houghton university. The new budget, signed this week by the […]

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One Dead, Eight Injured In Delta County Crash

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Delta County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Delta County say one person died and eight others were injured in a two car accident last night near the town of Schaffer. According to the Delta County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened north of M-69 on E.5 Road, just after 7:00 p.m. Reports […]

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Emergency Training Exercise Saturday At Sawyer International Airport

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An emergency response full scale exercise is being held this Saturday at Sawyer International Airport. Teresa Schwalbach, Emergency Management Coordinator for Marquette County, and Alyson Sundberg, Director of Risk Management and Emergency Services at UP Health System Marquette, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike […]

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