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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group of students from the Marquette Alternative High School are literally taking steps to stop bullying in schools. Cindy DePetro, teacher and students Sophia Novak, Jessica Haskell and Kylie Bressette joined Great Lakes Radio’s Mike Plourde today on the SUNNY Morning Show to discuss the “Love […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 1st Annual “Run for Life” is coming to the Ellwood Mattson Lower Harbor Park in early June. This new event features a 10K and 5K run as well as a walk and is designed to promote organ donation.  The events will get underway at 9am on […]

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The Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Department is reporting a fatal weekend off-road-vehicle accident that claimed the life of one person and injured another.  The accident occurred early Sunday morning when the o-r-v, operated by 19-year-old Jordon Roberts went out of control and crashed into several trees on Lake Shore Road near the Tamarack Waterworks.  Roberts was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Male Chorus is preparing to present their spring concert this weekend. The concert, entitled “Sing Your Way Home”, is being performed this Saturday at the  W.C. Peterson Auditorium in Ishpeming.  The show starts at 7:00pm. Chorus members Bill Schrandt and Gary Penhale chatted this morning […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In recognition of Brain Tumor Awareness month, the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center will host its 7th annual Hope Starts Here Challenge tomorrow in Marquette. Dr. Robert Winn from NMU and Dr. Richard Rovin of MGH joined Great Lakes Radio’s Walt Lindala to discuss the Upper Michigan […]

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David Haynes has been appointed the 14-th president of Northern Michigan University by the NMU Board of Trustees, effective this Monday. He will replace Les Wong, who has accepted the presidency at San Francisco State University.  Haynes, a graduate of NMU, has been professionally affiliated with the university for 27 years in various capacities. In […]

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It is election day across the state and voters have a series of ballot proposals to decide today.  Voters in Forsyth Township in Marquette County have millage issues to vote on while voters in the City of Ishpeming are deciding whether or not to recall certain members of the Ishpeming City Council.  Millage issues are […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UPAWS, the animal shelter for Marquette County is featuring a promotion entitled “Back in Black” this month. UPAWS Community Relations Chair Ann Brownell stopped in this morning at the Great Lakes Radio studios to discuss this promotion, which is intended to encourage the adoption of black dogs […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Cheryl Hill joined Great Lakes Radio News Director Walt Lindala earlier today to discuss a growing trend in the county, the influx of meth arrests and it’s production. Hill explained how cases of meth production and arrests have been climbing over […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dallas Seavey, winner of the 2012 Iditarod Sled Dog Race, visited the SUNNY 101.9 studio this morning to talk about his win as well as preview a speaking engagement set for later this evening in Marquette. At 25 years of age, Seavey became the youngest musher to […]

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