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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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New Marquette Township Traffic Light Activated Today

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation reminding motorists of the activation of a set of new traffic lights in Marquette Township. The lights have been installed on US-41/M-28 at Brickyard Road near the Best Buy store. M-DOT says the new lights were put in due to increased […]

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Manistique Woman Arraigned For Head-On Crash

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver in a head-on crash in Manistique on Monday afternoon has been arraigned. 32-year-old Theresa Gorney of Manistique was arraigned in 93rd District Court on one count of operating with a suspended, revoked, or denied license causing serious injury. Authorities say she was the driver of […]

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NMU Board To Discuss Tuition And Fees Tomorrow

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees is holding a regular meeting tomorrow in Marquette. Agenda items include a discussion of tuition and fees for the upcoming school year as well as formal action on approval of a recently negotiated five-year contract between the administration and the NMU […]

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Teal Lake Paddle To Raise Funds For Negaunee Lions Club Programs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Teal Lake Paddle is coming up later this month on Saturday, the 27th in Negaunee. Neil Lynch, Teal Lake Paddle Chairperson, and Gary Rasmussen, President of the Negaunee Lions Club, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to promote the event. Lynch shared […]

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Strong Storms Hit Central U.P.

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Strong thunderstorms moved across portions of western and central Upper Michigan overnight causing some damage and power problems. Power outages and downed trees and branches were reported in areas including near Lake Antoine in Dickinson County. The National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township says the […]

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Marquette Police Report Phone Scam

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are warning residents of a phone scam in the area. Police say the scam involves altered caller ID information, also known as caller ID “spoofing”. Residents say they received calls that read “Marquette Police Department” with the department’s phone number on the caller ID. […]

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