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Senator Tom Casperson Discusses CR 595 Support

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says he is pleased by the growing community support for the efforts of the Marquette County Road Commission to appeal a permit rejected by the EPA for a proposed roadway. Casperson called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today […]

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Island Resort & Casino Launches Major Upgrade

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Hannahville Indian Community and officials with the Island Resort and Casino have announced plans for a major renovation of their facility in Harris, MI. According to a statement released today, the Tribal Council has approved a two-year project featuring major expansions and renovations. The plans include […]

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Blue Cross/Blue Shield Of Michigan Seeking U.P. Schools To Apply For Grant Program

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan says now is the opportunity for Upper Michigan schools to apply for their Building Healthy Communities program. BC/BS of MI Director of Community Responsibility Suzanne Allen joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to encourage Michigan elementary schools to apply […]

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Dianda Praises Western U.P. Community Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is praising State House approval of a bill allocating Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants to seven western U.P. communities. The Calumet Democrat says the funds will be used to help the communities improve several parks, playgrounds and trails. Highlights of […]

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U.P. Snowmobile Law Enforcement Wave Successful

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. authorities say a weekend multi-agency effort to reduce injuries on area snowmobile trails was a success. The enforcement wave was held Saturday in Alger, Luce and Schoolcraft counties and was a collaboration between the county sheriffs, Michigan State Police from the St. Ignace and Sault Ste. […]

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Another Winter Blast On The Way For U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan is bracing for another round of arctic temperatures this weekend. The National Weather Service is forecasting wind chills of 25 degrees below zero and colder through Sunday, with the coldest blast coming tomorrow night. Lake effect snow will be a problem as well. A blizzard […]

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Starts Of Sled Dog Races Ready In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations are set in downtown Marquette for the kickoff of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Portions of Washington Street are closed off for the start of the races and will remain closed until 2:00 o’clock tomorrow morning. Opening ceremonies will begin at 6:15 tonight […]

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Dickinson County Man Arraigned For Shooting

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Dickinson County man has been arraigned for a shooting earlier this week that injured two Michigan State Police troopers. 49-year-old Richard Goodreau of Norway is charged in the incident that happened Wednesday afternoon when troopers were attempting to serve a warrant at a residence in Norway […]

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NMU Northern Nights Presents Grammy Nominated Artist In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Northern Nights series is presenting the Jeremy Kittel Band tomorrow night in Marquette. Series coordinator Dan Truckey joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to promote the show. Truckey said Kittel is an unique performer who breings a wide array of styles […]

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U.P. 200 Preparations In Home Stretch For 2015

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations are in full swing for the annual running of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Pat Torreano with the U.P. Sled Dog Association joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to update listeners on what’s coming up over the next few days. […]

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