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U.S. Senator Gary Peters Checks Out Marquette Brewery

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Gary Peters visited a Marquette brewery today to promote legislation he has cosponsored reducing excise taxes for small breweries. Peters toured the Blackrocks Brewery on West Washington Street and discussed the legislation which seeks to drop the tax rate per barrel from $7.00 to $3.50 […]

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“Beatles & Brews” Coming This Fall To Marquette To “HELP” Feed Kids

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – On Saturday November 7th, the annual “Beatles Night” becomes the “Beatles & Brews” fundraiser with all proceeds raised being donated to the group JJ Packs. Organizer Dave Stensaas joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike last Friday to promote the event and the beneficiary group […]

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CIty Manager Previews Tonight’s Marquette City Commission Meeting

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight in Marquette. City Manager Bill Vajda joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to discuss the agenda for the meeting. Vajda said the agenda is relatively short, but there are some good new stories going on […]

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Driver Charged In Mackinac Bridge Fatal Crash

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St. Ignace, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The driver of a semi-truck involved in a seven-vehicle fatal accident Friday on the Mackinac Bridge is facing charges. The accident happened around 4:00 p.m. on the northbound lanes of I-75 just south of the bridge toll booths. State Police say a northbound semi failed to […]

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Escanaba Woman Dies In Traffic Crash

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Skandia, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say one person was killed yesterday afternoon when their vehicle rear-ended an armored truck. The accident happened around 2:20 p.m. on US-41 at Dukes Road in Marquette County’s Skandia Township. Troopers say a northbound car driven by 66-year-old Donna Jaksic of […]

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Eagle Mine Earnings And Production On Track

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lundin Mining says quarterly earnings for the Eagle Mine in Marquette County have met the firm’s expectations. Over the current three-month period, the Eagle Mine generated operating earnings of $40.3 million. The company says Eagle Mine’s earnings were generally in-line with expectations, with nickel and copper production […]

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Michigan Tech Partners With Portage Health Foundation

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech in Houghton has entered into a community health partnership with the Portage Health Foundation. MTU President Glenn Mroz says the partnership combines the missions of both organizations as well as their existing strengths and financial resources to help improve health in the community. The partnership […]

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Marquette Streets To Close For Bike Race

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A series of streets in the City of Marquette will be closed down tomorrow for the annual Ore to Shore mountain bike race. Starting at 9 a.m. and continuing through 6 p.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard, and Powder Mill Road from County Road […]

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Annual Motorcycle Run To Benefit Jacobetti Veterans Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association is holding their annnual motorcycle run this Saturday across the central U.P. to benefit the veterans at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. A.J. Bower, Local Chapter Secretary, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt and Mike today to get […]

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U.P. Motorcycle Crash Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in an early morning motorcycle accident in Marquette County. State Police at the Negaunee Post say the accident happened just after 3:30 a.m. today on Brown Deer Road off of County Road 550 in Marquette Township. Reports say the motorcycle left the roadway […]

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