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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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Marquette County Receives State Recognition

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Following a recent initiative to increase broadband access, Marquette County has been recognized as the U.P.’s first “Certified Connected Community”. The Marquette County Broadband Initiative was a collaboration lead by representatives from NMU, the Lake Superior Community Partnership and Marquette County to identify local broadband gaps and […]

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Sled Dog Race Preparations Underway In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Street closures have begun in the City of Marquette for the annual kickoff of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard has been closed today and will remain closed until 2:00 a.m. on Saturday. Many other streets in […]

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Winter Blast Causes Problems In Central U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – High winds off of Lake Superior along with lake effect snow caused poor visibility and slippery roads resulting in several minor traffic accidents around the Marquette and Alger County areas this morning. The winter weather blast also caused school closings and delays around the region. A Winter […]

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Traffic Accidents Close Marquette Highway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting a pair of traffic accidents this morning on US-41 South between Marquette and Harvey that briefly closed down the highway. According to Police, a two-vehicle accident happened when one vehicle rear-ended another as the first vehicle was driving slowly due to whiteout […]

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School Closings And Delays For Thursday, 2/12/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – High winds off of Lake Superior along with lake effect snow have caused several school closings and delays this morning. M-28 Closed from Kawbawgam Road to Munising Winter Storm Warning is in effect for ALGER County until 7:00 PM EST Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for […]

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NMU Board Extends Charter School Agreement

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has voted to reauthorize NMU’s charter with North Star Academy in Marquette. The contract is for two years, with a two-year extension if the academy continues making progress toward goals. University President Fritz Erickson says NMU could potentially partner with […]

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