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Hotcakes for Hospice This Sunday In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 3rd Annual Hotcakes for Hospice fundraiser is coming up on Sunday in Marquette. Sue Kitti, Chief Administrative Officer with Lake Superior Hospice, joined the SUNNY Morning Show today to talk about the event and invite everyone to come out and eat up. Kitti said the breakfast […]

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Car Crash Injures Two In Chocolay Twp.

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured in a two-car crash on M-28 in Chocolay Township yesterday. The accident happened just after 5:00 p.m. at the intersection of M-28 and Hiawatha. Police say a 24-year-old Ishpeming man pulled out from Hiawatha onto M-28 into the path of an eastbound […]

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Stolen Car Investigation Finds Meth Lab

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Bessemer, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post arrested two people this week after a meth lab was discovered during an investigation into a stolen vehicle. Troopers located the vehicle that had been stolen in Arizona at a residence in Bessemer on Monday. While Troopers were arresting two suspects, […]

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County Gets Grant For Mather Inn Project

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County has received a state grant to assist with the redevelopment of the Mather Inn building in Ishpeming. The $566,400 Community Development Block Grant was awarded by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority yesterday. It will be used to rehabilitate 15,000 square feet on the second […]

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Peters Pushes Senate Craft Beverage Bill

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Gary Peters has cosponsored bipartisan legislation supporting the craft beverage industry. Peters says the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act reduces excise taxes and compliance regulations for brewers, cider makers, vintners, and distillers. Peters says Michigan is home to makers of some of the […]

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Dianda To Host Energy Town Hall Meetings

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is starting off a series of three town halls to discuss energy issues this weekend in Hancock. The Calumet Democrat says the meetings will focus on energy generation and the Upper Peninsula’s energy independence. The town halls will feature a presentation […]

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NMU President Calls For Strategic Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson is calling on university faculty and staff to help develop a new strategic plan. During his annual Fall Convocation address, Erickson said dropping conventional thinking is required to help NMU adapt to higher education changes. Erickson said NMU faces nationwide decreases […]

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Negaunee Man U.P. Veteran Of The Year

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Negaunee man has been honored at activities focusing on veterans at the U.P. State Fair in Escanaba. Tom Stanaway was recognized today by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and others at a special ceremony as the 2015 Upper Peninsula Veteran of the Year. Stanaway served in the […]

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Summerhill Out As Ishpeming Schools Superintendent

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Public School District is in the market for a new Superintendent. Current Superintendent John Summerhill announced he is resigning from the post at a special meeting of the Ishpeming School Board today. In a statement to the board, Summerhill said he is leaving to take […]

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State Senator Tom Casperson Recaps Governor’s U.P. Visit And Talks Road Funding

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson checked in on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to give a quick legislative update. Casperson chatted with News Director Walt Lindala about Governor Rick Snyder’s whirlwind tour of the Upper Peninsula last week and gave his reactions to the […]

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