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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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Dianda Measure Caps M-DOT Administrative Costs

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An amendment by State Representative Scott Dianda capping administrative costs of the Michigan Department of Transportation has been added to a road funding package approved by a House Committee yesterday in Lansing. The amendment holds administrative costs of M-DOT at 7 percent of its total budget. The […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County Features Active Older Adult Activities

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This time on our Y Wednesday Update, we heard from Ruth Almen, the new Active Older Adult Leader at the YMCA of Marquette County. She recently joined the staff at the Y and is working to continue and expand the Livewise Program for those with early onset […]

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Carpet Specialists Carpet One Celebrates Success And Helps Injured Vets

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Carpet Specialists Carpet One owner Scott Patrick joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to celebrate some recent success. Patrick said that his stores have been selected as the top floor covering stores in the area in a recent public survey. He said this […]

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Eagle Mine Reports New Ore Body And Offers Public Tours

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County say they have identified another potentially successful ore body near their current mine. Eagle Mine Spokesperson Dan Blondeau joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the new area of high‐grade mineralization. Blondeau […]

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Lundin Mining Locates New Ore Body Near Eagle Mine

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Big Bay, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County say they have identified another potentially successful ore body near their current mine. A report released yesterday says recent exploratory drillings have located a new area of high‐grade mineralization about a mile-and-a-quarter east of the current deposit […]

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Wanted Marquette County Man Arrested

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says a man who failed to return to jail Monday afternoon has been taken into custody. 24-year-old Cory M. Carter was arrested around 6:30 this morning in Marquette. He has been lodged in the Marquette County Jail on a felony charge of […]

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