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State Rep. John Kivela Explains MI Proposal 1, Talks “Dark” Store Legislation And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela recently weighed in on Proposal 1, the sales tax increase to be decided by voters in May, during a swing into Marquette. Speaking on The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week, the Marquette Democrat explained several elements of […]

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Congressman Dan Benishek Discusses Iran, Veterans And The EPA

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek visited the SUNNY Studios this week to give an update on issues in Washington important to Northern Michigan residents. Benishek chatted with News Director Walt Lindala about several items including his intentions to run for another term and how that is connected to […]

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Tax Tribunal Public Session Coming To Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An informational session on the Michigan Tax Tribunal is being held at the Peter White Public Library this week in Marquette. The program will be held on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the library. The panel discussion will feature state and local elected […]

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U.P. Man Gets Prison Time For Child Abuse

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Dickinson County man has been sentenced to prison for child abuse. 27-year-old Ryan Barr of Iron Mountain was sentenced yesterday in Dickinson County Circuit Court to 23 months to ten years in prison on a count of second degree child abuse. Barr was arrested last August […]

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SUNNY FM Receives Special Tribute From Governor And U.P. Legislators

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The recognition of SUNNY fm by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters as Station of the Year has been honored by U.P. lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder. 109th District State Representative John Kivela presented a special tribute to the staff of SUNNY fm this week when he stopped […]

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Representative Scott Dianda Discusses Proposal 1, Powdered Alcohol, Smartzones And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about things happening at the capital in Lansing. The Calumet Democrat touched on several items including the upcoming ballot proposal seeking to increase the state sales tax to free […]

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Donate Life Event Coming Up In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An event designed to educate attendees about personal health and it’s connection to organ donation is happening this week in Marquette. Event organizer Amy Harju joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to invite listeners to the Donate Life Celebration at Synergy Fitness in […]

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Gwinn Man Arraigned For Felony Assault

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Gwinn man has been arraigned on a felony assault charge following his arrest last week. 29-year-old Brandon James Strohm was arrested following a reported domestic assault last Thursday. Forsyth Township Police were called to a residence on the 400 block of North River Drive. Authorities say […]

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Iron Mountain Man Arrested After Police Chase

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Iron Mountain Police arrested a man after a high-speed chase and brief standoff early Saturday. According to reports, officers responded to a possible domestic assault call at an apartment on the 400 block of Fairbanks Street. Officers arriving on the scene witnessed a vehicle leaving the area […]

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Meth Lab Discovered In Forsyth Towsnhip

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police and the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are reporting the recent discovery an active meth lab in Gwinn. Police responded to a residence on the 300 block of Quail Street last Wednesday morning for a possible meth lab. The person who made the report […]

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