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Cliffs Finalizes Energy Agreement With WE Energies

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources has finalized an interim power agreement with WE Energies for its Michigan operations. According to Cliffs officials, this is a key step in a series of short and long-term agreements essential to the viability of their iron ore mines in the U.P., and the […]

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VA Hospital Holding Veterans Town Hall Meetings In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain will be hosting two Veteran Town Halls in the Marquette and Ishpeming next month. The meetings will be held on Thursday, March 12th. The first town hall will be held at 1 p.m. at the […]

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Testimony Heard On Controversial Road Proposal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan lawmakers and Marquette County Road Commission representatives testified in Lansing yesterday on resolutions supporting a controversial county road proposal. State Representatives John Kivela of Marquette and Scott Dianda of Calumet along with State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba joined Marquette County Road Commission Chair Dave […]

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Gwinn Woman Injured In Car-Grader Accident In Negaunee Twp.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say a Marquette County woman was injured this morning when her car rear-ended a grader. The accident happened around 9:00 am on County Road 480 in Negaunee Township when an eastbound car, driven by 23-year-old Kayla Gilstorff of Gwinn, drove into […]

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Ishpeming Public Schools Developing Programs And Facilities

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Our latest guest on out Tuesday Superintendent Series is Ishpeming Public Shools Superintendent John Summerhill. Summerhill joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to give listeners an update on the latest things going on in the district. He reminded area parents of 5-year-olds that […]

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Annual MARESA Transition Program Fundraiser This Saturday In Harvey

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual MARESA Transition Program snowmobile ride-in fundraiser is this Saturday at the Dry Dock Bar & Grill in Harvey. Dry Dock owner Vicky Hood joined Mike Plourde on The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to promote the event. According to Hood, the event […]

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Bills Banning Drones In Hunting Pass State Senate

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate has passed legislation banning use of drones to harass hunters or take game. The bills, sponsored by Senators Tom Casperson and Phil Pavlov outlaw the use of certain unmanned aerial or submersible vehicles to harass or stalk hunters or anglers and ensure that such […]

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Juveniles Arrested For Car Theft And Drugs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Calumet Post are reporting the arrest of four juveniles on charges related to stealing a car and drug possession. The juveniles, two boys aged 15 and 16 and two girls aged 14 and 15, were taken into custody after troopers investigated a suspicious […]

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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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