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MTU Says Wolf Numbers Down At Isle Royale

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Researchers at Michigan Tech in Houghton say the number of wolves at Isle Royale National Park is at an unprecedented low. The Annual MTU Winter Study found only three wolves appear to remain at the island park on Lake Superior. The number marks a sharp decline from […]

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U.P. Receives Federal Money For Homeless Veterans

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Over $34,000 in federal funding is heading to the U.P. to provide assistance to help end veteran homelessness. The assistance is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program. $34,241 is going to the Michigan […]

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Missing Women Last Seen In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police are continuing to search for two women last seen a week ago in Marquette County. 52-year-old Leslie Roy and 56-year-old Lee Wright were traveling through the U.P. visiting family in Ishpeming where they were last seen on the evening of April 10th. They were scheduled […]

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Casperson Bill Links Upper And Lower Peninsulas To Power Grid

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill by State Senator Tom Casperson connecting the Upper and Lower Peninsulas to the same electrical grid has been submitted in Lansing. The Escanaba Republican says the measure addresses a concern that, with only one major power plant, most U.P. residents rely on electricity from outside […]

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House Fire In Munising

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a house fire yesterday afternoon in Munising. The fire at a home on West Onota Street was reported just after 4:00 p.m. The fire at the two-story building caused extensive structural damage as well as smoke damage through the entire house. There is no […]

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Marquette County Hospital Top Performer Nationwide

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System–Bell say the Ishpeming hospital has been named by a federal agency as among the top seven percent of hospitals nationwide for patient satisfaction. The rating comes from a survey by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. […]

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Project: Feed A Neighbor Collection Tomorrow In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major food drive is being completed this weekend in Western Marquette County. “Project: Feed A Neighbor” will benefit the food pantries of the Salvation Army and St. Vincent dePaul stores in Ishpeming and Negaunee. Drive organizer Dick Derby joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & […]

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Update On Gilbert Elementary Re-Opening By The Gwinn Schools

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education recently voted to reopen Gilbert Elementary School. Karen Anderson, acting Superintendent for the district, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss the plans for the re-opening and more. She also talked about the board […]

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Grants Available For Non-Profits For Arts And Cultural Programs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Council For Arts And Cultural Affairs is providing a total of $9.7 million for non-profit groups to present arts and culture programs. Tiina Harris, Community Services Manager with the City of Marquette Arts & Culture Center joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike […]

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Riverside Marquette Is Your Leasing Center

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – This week on our Riverside Thursday update, Paul Halbur, General Manager at Riverside Marquette, stopped in to talk about leasing a new vehicle. Halbur explained how leasing is a solid financing option for those who are looking to get into a new vehicle with a manageable monthly payment. […]

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