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Marquette Township Seeks To Complete Road Reconstruction Project

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township officials are struggling to carry out a plan to resurface roads in the township in spite of a revenue shortfall due to the recent “dark stores” tax tribunal ruling. Township Supervisor Dennis Liimatta joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to […]

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Marquette City Commission To Hear Duke LifePoint Update

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has it’s regular meeting tonight at City Hall on Baraga Avenue. City Manager Bill Vajda joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the session and discuss some of the high points on the agenda. Vajda said that the […]

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Delta County Wildfire Burns 10 Acres

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Garden, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire crews with the Department of Natural Resources as well as volunteer fire departments responded to a wildfire yesterday in Delta County. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. yesterday in an area about 8 miles from Garden. The fire has been put out, but fire crews […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Armed Robbery

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing their investigation into a Friday night armed robbery. Police say two men who allegedly robbed an apartment at 515 North Front Street at gunpoint around 9:30 p.m. People in the apartment told police they were threatened by the two men who demanded […]

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U.P. Man Arrested For Triple Homicide

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West Frankfort, IL – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Manistique man has been arrested in southern Illinois in connection with the recent discovery of three bodies in a burned out SUV in Schoolcraft County’s Doyle Township. West Frankfort, Illinois police arrested 45-year-old Kenneth Daniel Brunke Sunday on a Michigan warrant for three counts of […]

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Man Arrested In Delta County Car Crash

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Ford River Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on M-35 in Ford River Township. Deputies say the vehicle left the road around 5:40 a.m. and struck a utility pole and knocked electrical lines onto the roadway, causing it to be closed for about […]

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Marquette Man sentenced In Meth Lab Bust

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man arrested in connection with a New Year’s Day meth lab bust has been sentenced to prison time. 32-year-old Michael Hill of Marquette was sentenced in Marquette County Circuit Court today to three to twenty years in prison. He was credited for 111 days […]

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Negaunee Male Chorus Presents Spring Concert This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Male Chorus is presenting their annual spring concert this weekend. Chorus members and long-time friends of the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike, Gary Penhale and Bill Schrandt stopped by this morning to chat with Mike Plourde about the concert. They explained that it’s […]

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Documentary On Monks In The Keweenaw Premieres In Marquette This Weekend

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A a full-length documentary on the life of Byzantine Catholic Monks living in Upper Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula will have it’s premiere this weekend in Marquette. The film, “Gladsome Light”, be shown Saturday at 11:00 am at the Marquette Cinemas on Commerce Drive. The film’s co-directors, Jeffrey Geniesse […]

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Newly Formed Marquette Chamber Of Commerce Unveiled

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group of Marquette businesses has officially formed the Marquette Chamber of Commerce. Former Marquette City Commissioner, Jason Schneider, has been hired as the executive director of the organization. Schneider joined Great Lakes Radio News Director Walt Lindala today for a discussion about the origins of the […]

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