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The Marquette Township Planning Commission is moving ahead with a series of projects ranging from strategic planning to welcoming new businesses to the Township.  Earlier this week, the Township Planning officials presented a progress report to the Marquette Township Business Association.  The report outlined the Marquette Township Master Plan Update and efforts to complete it […]

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The manager of the Sawyer International Airport has announced he is stepping down from the position.  Keith Kaspari, who has held the post for nearly nine years, says he has accepted the job as Deputy Director of the Capital Regional Airport Authority in Lansing.  His last day at Sawyer will be on May 1st.   […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Economic Club of Marquette County is presenting their final speaker of this season this Monday evening at the Ramada Inn in Marquette. Economic Club officer Tom Baldini joined the SUNNY Morning Show today to preview the presentation by author and financial expert James Studinger. Studinger, who […]

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A Marquette County man charged in connection with an accidental shooting near Big Bay was arraigned yesterday in 96-th District Court in Marquette. 29-year-old Shane Treloar of Negaunee plead not guilty to a charge of careless discharge of a firearm causing injury or death in the shooting of 37-year-old Eric Thomas of Marquette. Treloar faces […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Bell Foundation is presenting the Bell Bike Race this weekend at Bell Hospital in Ishpeming. The event is a competitive relay spinning bike race for teams of up to six people. Each relay spot will have a rider spinning for 25 minutes and allow for a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Sunny Morning Show) – A debate between Morning Show co-hosts Walt Lindala and Mike Plourde came to a resounding and satisfying conclusion this morning. Following the recent stand of extremely warm weather  across Marquette County, the foolish and inexperienced Mike bet the sage and knowledgeable Walt that it would not snow again […]

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Michigan’s highway roadsides soon will get a spring cleaning.  Almost 3,200 volunteer groups across the state will pick up litter along more than 7,200 miles of state highway from April 14th to 22nd.  It’s the first of three pickups this year for the Michigan Department of Transportation adopt-a-highway program, which began in 1990.  M-DOT says […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – There’s a chance coming up in Marquette for you to revisit a playground game of your youth and benefit Special Olympics at the same time. The Criminal Justice Association at Northern Michigan University is sponsoring a dodge ball tournament this weekend at NMU.  The event is being […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Senior High School sophomores Dan Howard and Andrew Jennings, members of the 1st Robotics Team Cold Logic, stopped in at the Sunny 101.9 studios this morning to talk about the success their team has had and what are some of the challenges ahead of them. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  – Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda and Marquette Mayor Pro Tem Johnny DePetro joined News Director Walt Lindala this morning for a discussion on the latest happenings with the wetland mitigation going on near Presque Isle Park. Vajda and DePetro explained several of the reasons for the current […]

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