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Election Results For Wednesday, 5/6/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan voters gave a resounding “no” to Proposal 1 yesterday. The measure to increase the sales tax a penny was designed to help raise $1.2 billion for roads. Nearly 80-percent of voters across the state voted “no” compared to just over 20 percent that said “yes”. Experts […]

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Structure Fire In Escanaba Damages Vacant Home

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is underway into the cause of a fire last night at a vacant home in Escanaba. The fire was reported around 10:20 p.m. at 212 N. 12th Street. Authorities arriving on scene reported the fire was spreading along the outside wall of the structure in […]

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Suspicious Note Closes Marquette County School

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a suspicious incident last night at the Aspen Ridge Elementary School in Ishpeming Township. They were called to the school around 7:40 p.m. by school staff when custodians found a note in a classroom computer lab that read “RIP, those […]

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Four Arrested And Charged For Meth In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police report the arrest four people on meth charges late last month. Police say 27-year-old Ryan Barry and 28-year-old Emily McCullum, both of Marquette, were arrested in a vehicle parked at the Menards store on US-41 on April 25th. Both were wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. […]

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Negaunee Public Schools Nearing The End Of The Academic Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lots of things are going on at the Negaunee Public School District as the academic year begins to draw to a close. Superintendent Dan Skewis joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today as part of the regular Tuesday Superintendent Series to give listeners a […]

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Eagle Mine Adopts New Public Meeting Style And Rolls Out Schedule

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Eagle Mine in Marquette County are adopting a new public meeting format to encourage discussion and participation. Dan Blondeau, Senior Advisor of Communications & Media Relations with Eagle Mine, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about the new meeting […]

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Midwest Youth Team Tennis Seeking Players In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Kids are getting the chance to learn about the game of tennis this month. Josh Kitto, Tennis Teaching Professional with Midwest Youth Team Tennis, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to let parents know about the opportunities in Marquette and Ishpeming. […]

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Marquette Street Project Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 200 block of West Washington Street in the City of Marquette will undergo a major repair and improvement project beginning today. The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says the project will include complete replacement of the curbing, removal of brick pavers, installation of stamped concrete, and the […]

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Two-Vehicle Crash In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a two-vehicle traffic accident yesterday morning. The accident happened around 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Grove Street in South Marquette. Reports say a northbound driver on Grove Street went through a red light and was hit by an eastbound […]

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Menominee County Highway Project Begins

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Menominee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a road resurfacing project on M-35 in Menominee County today that will run through the summer. M-DOT will resurface 5.9 miles and pave shoulders on M-35 from 48th Avenue in the City of Menominee to north of Birch Creek Road. […]

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