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Driver Cited In Logging Truck Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the from the Negaunee Post say a logging truck went off US-41 early this morning in Marquette Township near a local car dealership. The accident happened around 4:45 a.m. when an eastbound semi-truck log hauler, driven by 18-year-old Kassie Metcalf of Newberry, left the […]

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Death Of Inmate Under Investigation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The investigation is continuing into the death of an inmate at the Houghton County Jail. Reports say the 38-year-old male inmate was taken by ambulance to UP Health System – Portage on Saturday, due to an unknown medical emergency. The inmate was then transferred to UP Health […]

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DNR Reports Decline In Moose Population

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says the moose population in the state is declining. According to the DNR 2015 moose population survey, 323 of the animals in the western Upper Peninsula, down from 451 in 2013. From 1997 to 2007, surveys of prime moose areas in Baraga, […]

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Marquette Area Public Schools Moving Along Through March

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools are moving through the month of March with several programs and activities on the docket. MAPS Superintendent William Saunders joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today as part of the ongoing Tuesday Superintendent Series to give an update. Saunders […]

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Pigs N’ Heat Charity Hockey Game Tomorrow Night In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette’s Lakeview Arena will be the site of an epic ice hockey battle between Marquette County firefighters and law enforcement personnel. The teams are gearing up for the annual Pigs-N-Heat hockey game tomorrow night at 6:45. Marquette City Firefigher Jeff Haile joined The SUNNY Morning Show with […]

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DNR U.P. Advisory Councils Meet Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR Eastern and Western U.P. Citizens’ Advisory Councils are holding their annual joint meeting tonight in Marquette. The primary topic of the meeting will be an update on invasive species issues facing the state. Reports on current DNR projects and business will also be presented […]

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Destruction Of Property In Marquette Reported

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Police Department is investigating a series of Malicious Destruction of Property complaints involving Marquette County vehicles and Marquette Police property. The County vehicles were parked in the lower level parking lot at Pathways and sustained damage to the hood and doors of their vehicles. In […]

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Deteriorating Lake Ice Conditions Dangerous

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette area search and rescue personnel are urging people to stay off of lake ice as the weather continues to warm up. They say the rescue of one person from the water last Friday afternoon from Marquette’s Upper Harbor near the ore dock is a good reminder […]

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Casperson Discusses Snyder Energy Plan Details For U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says the energy plan announced by Governor Rick Snyder last week will work to develop a long-term solution to need for reliable and affordable energy generation in the U.P. and around the state. The Escanaba Republican called in to discuss the plan today […]

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Rock And Roll Dance Party To Benefit Start The Cycle Program This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 3rd Annual Rock & Roll Dance Party for Start The Cycle is this weekend. Elaine Hewitt, volunteer with Start The Cycle, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to get folks to come to this fun event. The show features music, dancing, door […]

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