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State Police from the Newberry Detachment responded to an early-morning call on Wednesday at a residence on County Road 405 in Luce County on a report of several suspects wearing dark clothing who had broken into the home and were holding a man at knife point while others stole prescription drugs from the home.  The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s senior U.S. Senator is hailing the U.S. Supreme Court decision which upheld most parts of the Obama administrations national health care reform law. Senator Carl Levin says although the debate has intensified following the ruling, and U.S. House Republicans are planning a vote to repeal the […]

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Park Rangers at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Alger County rescued a kayaker stranded on Grand Island yesterday afternoon due to high winds and waves on Lake Superior. 58-year-old Craig Perdue of Kentucky was located by authorities on a small beach on the island where he had landed his sea kayak to get off of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Roller Derby is making its mark in Marquette.  The Dead River Derby is growing in support and interest and they are getting closer their first official practice. Dead River Derby members Amy Lakenen and Jess Laxo, who is also the team’s coach, chatted about the team and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A special bike moto cross or BMX event is being held this evening in Trenary, celebrating the recognition of BMX racing as an olympic level sport. Terry Creamer, Trenary BMX supporter and event coordinator, joined Great Lakes Radio’s Walt Lindala recently to chat about tonight’s event as […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township Manager Randy Girard joined the SUNNY Morning Show this morning to give a recap on a work session held this week looking at the township’s facilities and their future. Girard explained that Township Board is looking to make some decisions about the future of the […]

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State Police and the U.S. Coast Guard say the search is over for a missing diver near a shipwreck in Lake Superior.  52-year-old Derril Yerigan of New Richmond, Wisconsin, visited the S-S Samuel Mather shipwreck with three other divers on Monday.  The site is located 174 feet deep in the Whitefish Point Underwater Preserve about […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area 4th of July Committee is ready for the annual holiday celebrations, but there are concerns for next year. Debra Nance, Chair of the Marquette Area 4th of July Committee, joined the SUNNY Morning Show today to discuss the planned activities for this year and […]

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State Police at the Wakefield Post responded to a fatal single-motorcycle crash last night on M-28 in Ontonagon County’s Bergland Township.  Troopers say 73-year-old Charles Evans of Marenisco was westbound on M-28 near Sandy Beach Road just before 10-pm when a deer ran out on the roadway and struck the motorcycle.  Evans was thrown from […]

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Houghton County authorities are reporting the seizure of a meth lab in Chassell Township this weekend.  Deputies with the Houghton County Sheriff’s Department discovered evidence of a meth lab and a small production operation at a vacant trailer yesterday afternoon.  A search warrant was executed at the property and one man was taken into custody. […]

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