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Angeli: Role As Acting Marquette City Manager Unexpected, But He’s Ready To Serve

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police Chief Mike Angeli says being called up this week to serve as acting City Manager was surprising, but he is prepared to stay on the job as long as needed. Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today and spoke briefly […]

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State Rep. John Kivela On Todd Courser & Cindy Gamrat House Expulsion Vote

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela says the behavior of former Representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat has been an “international embarrassment” to the State House and he is glad they no longer in office. Following a marathon session on the House floor in Lansing,  legislative leaders reached an […]

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Marquette Diocese Investigates Marygrove Center

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Catholic Diocese in Marquette is reporting an investigation into suspected financial improprieties at the Marygrove Retreat Center, located in Garden. In a statement released today, Diocese officials say the director of the center, Father Brian Gerber, has been placed on administrative leave in light of the […]

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Michigan Tech Sets Fall Enrollment Records

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Michigan Tech in Houghton are reporting record fall enrollment numbers. The student count for Fall 2015 is 7,238, which is the highest the school has seen in over 30 years. Female enrollment is at a record high, with women making up nearly 27 percent of […]

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Mike Klein Discusses Candidacy For Marquette County Sheriff

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Current Marquette County Undersheriff Mike Klein is running for the job of Marquette County Sheriff. Klein joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about his recently announced candidacy for the post. He shared some of his personal history as well as his […]

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Dianda Discusses Dark Store Resolution

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution in Lansing calling for an investigation into impacts of the so-called “dark store” tax methodology. Dianda called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the resolution and it’s intentions. Dianda […]

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Gladstone Receives Million Dollar Besse Foundation Gift

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Gladstone has received a $1-million gift from the John and Melissa Besse Foundation. The gift was announced at a ceremony this morning at the Besse Forest Products corporate office in Gladstone. City officials say the donation includes $500,000 for the purchase of a new […]

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Death Of U.P. Woman Ruled Homicide

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Menominee County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post say they have started a homicide investigation into the death of woman who’s body was discovered yesterday in Menominee County. The body of the 43-year-old woman, who had been reported missing, was found by a State police Trooper at the […]

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Northern Michigan University Enrollment Down

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has released it’s 10th day enrollment figures. The numbers exceed projections of a decrease in total numbers based on declining high school student numbers and recent larger graduating classes. University officials say the total headcount of undergraduate and graduate students is 8,169, which reflects […]

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Dianda Calls For “Dark Store” Tax Investigation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling for an investigation into impacts of the so-called “dark store” tax methodology. Dianda says the Governor and State Tax Commission should conduct a statewide study on the current and future effects of the method. Currently, big-box […]

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