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Gwinn Man Sentenced For Firearm Possession

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man previously charged with a felony has been sentenced to prison for possessing a firearm. 42-year-old Kevin Houle of Gwinn was sentenced in federal court in Marquette to seven years in prison and three years of supervised release following the prison term. Houle plead […]

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Fatal Drunk Driving Accident In Chippewa County

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Criminal charges could be filed today against a woman arrested for drunk driving after a fatal traffic accident in the eastern U.P. State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post say the two-vehicle accident happened around 9:00 p.m. Friday in Chippewa County’s Soo Township. Reports […]

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Ironwood Woman Charged With Mail Fraud

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A western Upper Michigan woman is facing fraud charges after reportedly collecting thousands of dollars in a years-long rebate scam. 59-year-old Carol Rae Vitton of Ironwood was charged last week with mail fraud. She’s accused of creating more than 700 sales receipts to get $9,000 in rebates […]

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Looks Back On 2015

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder joined News Director Walt Lindala today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike for a look back on some of the major accomplishments in Lansing for 2015. In a fast-moving exclusive interview with Great Lakes Radio News, Governor Snyder discussed several topics, […]

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HONOR Credit Union Supports The Ishpeming Hematites

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Jamie Gollakner, Honor Credit Union Negaunee Branch Manager, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about their involvement with Ishpeming Hematite sports. Gollakner chatted with the voice of Ishpeming sports, Mike Plourde, and explained some of the ways that HONOR has partnered […]

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Annual Hickey’s Salvation Army Benefit Set For This Weekend At The Venice In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 12th Annual Hickey’s Salvation Army Benefit Nite will be held this Saturday from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at the Venice Pub and Pizzeria in Ishpeming. Co-Event Organizer and Music Coordinator Kurt Gronvall the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to promote the event […]

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NMU Mid-Year Commencement Tomorrow

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s mid-year commencement ceremony will be held tomorrow at the Superior Dome on campus. Of the 556 students eligible to graduate, 366 are expected to participate in the ceremony. The keynote speaker/honorary degree recipient is NMU alumnus Danny Pummill, acting undersecretary for benefits in the […]

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Agreement Reached For NMU – Marquette Land Sale

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – NMU has approved an agreement with the City of Marquette for the sale of property at 1100 Wright Street which is currently used as a student parking lot. The city plans to locate its new Municipal Service Center at the site. The agreement is for a cash […]

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Northern Michigan University Board Cuts Budget

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has approved a series of budget cuts to address a $2.6 million shortfall in funding due to declining enrollment. The board approved a revised general fund operating budget of $105.7 million for 2015-16, a decrease from the $108.3 million approved last […]

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Marquette Police Warn Of Scam

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Marquette are warning area senior citizens about a possible scam making the rounds. Marquette City Police say that they have received reports of of a scam in the form of a letter addressed to senior citizens from the so-called “Seniors Center”. Police say the letters […]

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