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Investigation Into ALTRAN Fire Continuing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Investigation is continuing today into the fire that destroyed the ALTRAN facility in Munising. The fire was called in around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the building located at 530 East Munising Avenue. The facility, which is used to house offices and buses operated by the Alger County […]

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Marquette Man Sentenced To Federal Prison

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man convicted on felony charges has been sentenced to prison for firearm possession. 37-year-old Joseph Glenn Etheridge was sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette yesterday to 6 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Etheridge plead guilty last November to an indictment […]

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Casperson Bills Seek To Hold State Agencies Accountable

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has co-sponsored bills intended to make sure state departments do not unfairly push matters into court and to hold departments accountable if legal action is pursued and the department loses. The Escanaba Republican says the bills would make most state departments, including the […]

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YMCA of Marquette County Continuing Facility And Program Improvements

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is continuing upgrades, improvements and expansions of both their facilities and their programs. YMCA of Marquette County CEO Lisa Coombs-Gerou joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to give an update on the latest projects. She talked about […]

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Marquette Man Travels To Finland To Compete In Fat Tire Bike Race

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Evan Simula recently returned to Marquette after competing in a winter sports race in northern Finland. Simula joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about his competing in the ROVANIEMI 150 Arctic Winter 150 KM race. He explained that the competition is […]

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Marquette Township Board Addresses Tax Tribunal Issues And Votes To Support CR 595 Lawsuit

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Township Board has taken steps to consider options to the budget of a voter-approved plan to recondition roads in the township. Township Supervisor Dennis Liimatta joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to talk about the adjustments needed in light of […]

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New Fundraiser Started By Copper Country Group

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw Community Foundation, a philanthropic agency serving Houghton and Keweenaw counties, has started a new fundraiser. The program is called the Keweenaw Gold Club, which is comprised of 20 community members. Each member has purchased a natural stone tile in the name of an endowment fund, and […]

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U.P. Educational Partnership Gains State Award

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan educational collaboration has received state recognition. The Upper Peninsula Education Partnership received the 2015 Collaborate Award this week at at the Michigan Economic and Education Summit, hosted by Governor Rick Snyder in Detroit. The partnership is led by the presidents of the U.P.’s three […]

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Traffic Stop Gets U.P. Man Arrested For Drugs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette County, WI Sheriff’s deputies seized a large amount of illegal drugs from a U.P. man. The 44-year-old Kingsford man was stopped yesterday for speeding in Middle Inlet, WI. During the stop, the deputy smelled an odor of marijuana on the man. While the suspect was outside […]

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Three Arrested On Meth Charges In Marquette Co.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three Ishpeming men were arraigned yesterday on meth charges. 37-year-old Daniel Tonge, 24-year-old Bradley Merrills, and 19-year-old Kyle Dorow were arrested Monday. Police were notified of someone buying possible meth components at an area store and were then tipped that three people appeared to be making meth […]

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