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ATC Using Drones To Inspect Power Lines

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Marinette County, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – American Transmission Company is conducting a pilot program this week using drones to inspect transmission lines in northeast Wisconsin. ATC has contracted a firm that will use a drone with a high definition camera to inspect portions of two 69,000-volt transmission lines near Beaver, WI and […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be taking up a controversial rate increase proposal from the Marquette Board of Light & Power tonight. The Commission will be taking action on a BLP proposal to build a multi-million dollar energy center in the city that will raise rates for […]

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Rep. Kivela Criticizes $1.2 Billion House Road Funding Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is criticizing a road funding plan approved by the State House this week. The Marquette Democrat says the $1.2 billion plan is not a good one and is not a sustainable solution to the road problems in the state. The plan […]

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UPAWS Celebrates 40th Anniversary This Weekend

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter is celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a special open house this Saturday. Ann Brownell from UPAWS joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to invite everyone out to the open house at their location at 84 Snowfield […]

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Superior Health Foundation Awards Large Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Health Foundation awarded more than $275,000 in health-centered large grant funding at its Fall Grants Awards Celebration last night. The Marquette-based foundation gave out more than $54,000 in large grants along with $221,000 in funding to improve the mental health for people in the Upper […]

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Marquette Car-Pedestrian Accident Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say one person was injured in a car-pedestrian accident this morning. The accident was reported just before 8:00 o’clock at the intersection of Fair and Norway avenues near the NMU campus. Police say a vehicle that was southbound on Norway turned left onto Fair […]

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State Rep. John Kivela Criticizes House Road Funding Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is criticizing a road funding plan approved by the State House this week. The Marquette Democrat called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to voice his displeasure with the plan. Kivela says the $1.2 billion plan […]

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Negaunee Co-op Preschool Says “Trek or Treat”

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Co-op Preschool is holding their first annual “Trek or Treat” Halloween Fun Run/Walk on Saturday October 31st as a fundraiser. Chelsea Pekrul, a teacher at the preschoo,l and co-op board member Nicole Carlson joined the SUNNY Morning Shwo with Walt & Mike today to preview […]

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Forest Roberts Theatre At NMU Gets Spooky For Halloween

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Forest Roberts Theatre on the campus of Northern Michigan University is being transformed into a fun and spooky Haunted Theatre. Marty Martello and Shane O’Connor joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to invite people over for a good scare. Martello says the […]

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YMCA Features Fall Programs In Marquette And Negaunee

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County has a variety of fall programs getting started at their west end location in Negaunee and at their Marquette location. Rachel Berglund, Senior West End Leader with the Y, joined the SUNNY Morning show with Walt & Mike today for a Y […]

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