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Marquette Township Selects New Fire Chief And Awards Bid For Road Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Township Board has selected a new Township Fire Chief and has awarded the contract for the firm to begin a long-term road reconstruction effort. Township Supervisor Dennis Liimatta joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss these developments and more about […]

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Verdict Reached In Escanaba Murder Trial

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A guilty verdict has been handed down in the trial of an Escanaba man accused in the stabbing death of his wife last September. 36-year-old Kallay Batchelor was found guilty of first degree murder by a jury today after about four hours of deliberation in Delta County […]

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MI AG Files Charges Against Former Aramark Prison Contractor

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Kincheloe, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed a felony charge against a former Aramark supervisor employed at Kinross Correctional Facility for allegedly soliciting an inmate to help orchestrate the assault of another inmate. 27-year-old Michael Young of Kincheloe was charged yesterday with one count of Solicitation to […]

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Prosecution And Defense Rest In U.P. Murder Trial

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The prosecution and defense have rested in the trial of an Escanaba man accused in the stabbing death of his wife last year. 36-year-old Kallay Batchelor faces one count of open murder in Delta County Circuit Court. Escanaba Public Safety says officers were called to the couple’s […]

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Street Closure In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Traffic on a portion of Washington Street in the City of Marquette is being periodically stopped over the next week. The temporary shutdowns will be between Lincoln and Seventh Street to allow access for trucks working at the Liberty Way construction site. The hauling will occur during […]

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Gwinn Schools Busy As School Year Comes To A Close

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gwinn Area Community Schools Acting Superintendent Karen Anderson joined the SUNNY Morning Show to give an update on what’s happening in the district. Anderson outlined some key dates for the end of the school year for the students including graduation and the end of the academic year. […]

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State Senator Tom Casperson On What’s Next For Road Funding In Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson checked in during the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about road funding options on the Senate side of the State Capitol. Casperson said the vote on Proposal 1 was disappointing for him, but showed the frustration of voters […]

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State Rep. John Kivela Discusses Road Funding Plans After Prop 1 Defeat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about future road funding plans following the resounding defeat of Proposal 1. Kivela said that the defeat of Proposal 1 came due to it being too convoluted. He added […]

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Marquette Police Investigate 3rd Street B&E

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating a break-in at a business on North Third Street. Officers were called out to Third Street Bagel around 2:40 this morning on a report of a breaking and entering. Police say the suspect or suspects had gained entry into the business through […]

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U.P. M-DOT Projects Starting Up Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a few projects around the U.P. today. In Crystal Falls, a concrete repair project on US-2 from Park Street to County Road 424 will result in a short detour for eastbound traffic. The project is expected to be complete in […]

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