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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools are looking for a new superintendent. At the last meeting of the Gwinn school board, it was decided to not continue the contract of superintendent Dru Milliron effective June 30th. Milliron was hired to the post last July. He came to Gwinn […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gladstone Public Safety arrested a 16 year-old suspect yesterday for allegedly stealing a car and then crashing it later. Officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle around 5:00 p.m. on the 800 block of Delta Avenue. While investigating that complaint, officers were notified of a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek says the Army Corps of Engineers must prioritize replacing the Soo Locks before maintenance issues interrupt commerce. Benishek has joined a bipartisan, bicameral effort encouraging the Army Corps to publicly release new information related to the locks. According to Benishek, the Army Corps […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As the seasons begin to change, the Marquette County Y is getting ready for the start of the spring and summer programs. Matt Deal with the Marquette County Y stopped in at the SUNNY Studios for a “Y Wednesday” update and shared information about activities in the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Women, Leadership, Inquiry, Action, or WLIA, is a new Northern Michigan University initiative that will present “Conversations about Graduate School” at NMU. Event coordinator Heather Pickett joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to encourage all interested women to attend the session. Pickett, who […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two men convicted in connection to a pair of home invasions in the Marquette area were sentenced to prison yesterday. 25-year-old Jonathan Roy and 25-year-old Kyler Arrieta, both of Marquette, were each sentenced in Marquette County Circuit Court to 15 to 30 years in prison for one […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the from the Negaunee Post say a logging truck went off US-41 early this morning in Marquette Township near a local car dealership. The accident happened around 4:45 a.m. when an eastbound semi-truck log hauler, driven by 18-year-old Kassie Metcalf of Newberry, left the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The investigation is continuing into the death of an inmate at the Houghton County Jail. Reports say the 38-year-old male inmate was taken by ambulance to UP Health System – Portage on Saturday, due to an unknown medical emergency. The inmate was then transferred to UP Health […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says the moose population in the state is declining. According to the DNR 2015 moose population survey, 323 of the animals in the western Upper Peninsula, down from 451 in 2013. From 1997 to 2007, surveys of prime moose areas in Baraga, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools are moving through the month of March with several programs and activities on the docket. MAPS Superintendent William Saunders joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today as part of the ongoing Tuesday Superintendent Series to give an update. Saunders […]

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