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Labor Group Protests Trade Deal In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Protestors of an international trade deal currently under consideration in Washington, D.C. rallied in front of Congressman Dan Benishek’s downtown Marquette office yesterday afternoon. Members of the U.P. Regional Labor Federation are against the proposed Trans–Pacific Partnership. The measure is intended to increase economic relations between U.S. […]

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Seasonal Preventative Maintenance Available At Riverside Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes  Radio) – Today on Riverside Thursday, Riverside Marquette General Manager Paul Halbur stopped in to talk about seasonal maintenance of your vehicle and why it’s important . Halbur joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to encourage people to bring their vehicles in for a seasonal check up […]

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Coaches Lined Up For Annual U.P. Football All-Star Game In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio Sports) – The U.P. Football All-Star Game is coming back to Marquette County this summer. Todd Goldbeck, owner of Xcel Physical Therapy and Sports Training and organizer of the U.P. Football All-Star Game, called in to chat with Sports Director Mike Plourde on The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt […]

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Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center And The Hope Starts Here Challenge Celebrates 10 Years

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center will host its 10th annual Hope Starts Here Challenge Saturday  in Marquette. Dr. Robert Winn and Dr. Richard Rovin, co-founders of the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center,  joined Great Lakes Radio’s Walt Lindala to discuss the history of the Center and […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County Focusing On Outdoor Events And Activities

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – The YMCA of Marquette County is assisting the annual Pictured Rocks Run in Munising as well as other events to keep people active during the summer months. Matt Deal, with the YMCA of Marquette County, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for the regular […]

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French-Canadian Dinner Fundraiser Coming To Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the ACF Upper Michigan Culinarians Inc., are joining forces for a benefit dinner on Tuesday, May 12, featuring the cuisine of one of the Upper Peninsula’s largest ethnic groups. Dan Truckey, Director of the Beumier Center, and Tony Tollefson of the […]

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Dianda: Residents Sent Message With Vote

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker says voters sent a clear message with the vote on Proposal 1 this week. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says the vote showed residents want legislators to do their jobs and make a plan to get the state’s roads fixed. The Calumet […]

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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Critical Need For Blood

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System – Marquette, is currently in a critical need of O-negative, A-negative and B-negative blood types throughout the Upper Peninsula. The need is highest in the Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock and Sault Ste. Marie areas. All blood donated […]

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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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