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Dianda Veterans Bill Becomes Law

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill introduced by 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda honoring local veterans has been signed into law. The measure names a bridge in Ontonagon County as the Ontonagon County Veterans Memorial Bridge, Dianda says the bill received overwhelming support in both the state House and Senate. […]

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U.P. Man Sentenced For Murder In North Dakota

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan Michigan man has been to 20 years in prison in North Dakota for murder. 33-year-old Ryan Anderson of Iron River was charged with the stabbing death of Christopher King, also of Iron River, at a work camp near Tioga, North Dakota in 2013. Anderson […]

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Time Again For The SAIL Chocolate Festival Fundraiser

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Alliance for Independent Living is hosting their 2015 Chocolate Festival in Marquette on Sunday February 8, 2015. SAIL Program Director Jessica Manier joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to encourage folks to come and support a fun night out for […]

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Economic Club Of Marquette County Presents First Speaker For 2015

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Economic Club of Marquette County is presenting their first speaker for 2015 speaker on Monday, January 19th in Marquette. Econ Club spokesman Tom Baldini stopped by The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to talk about the speech and dinner meeting and encourage […]

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Schoolcraft County Semi-Truck Crash Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Schoolcraft County responded to a two-vehicle accident last night on US-2 involving a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck. The accident happened shortly before 8:00 p.m. just west of M-77 when a semi stopped on US-2 near Gulliver to make a turn off of the highway […]

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Federal Farm Bill Money To Aid U.P. Forest Habitat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Federal funds are coming to the Upper Great Lakes region to improve forest lands and wildlife habitat. $5 million has been allocated in the Federal Farm Bill to improve forest health on nearly 12,000 acres of nonindustrial forest land in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The effort seeks […]

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DNR Chiefs Reject U.P. Land Deal For Mine

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Six Michigan DNR division heads are rejecting a proposed land deal in the eastern U.P. that would be he largest public land sale in state history. The six sent the recommendation to the DNR Director opposing the the sale of more than 10,000 acres of public surface […]

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Governor Vetoes Casperson DNR Bill

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has vetoed a bill authored by State Senator Tom Casperson that could have restricted the Michigan DNR from effectively and sustainably managing forests. In issuing the veto, Snyder said the measure potentially put Michigan’s natural resources at risk. Casperson’s bill would have restricted the […]

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Governor Rick Snyder Discusses Multi-Level U.P. Energy Agreements

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has announced a plan for WE Energies to sell the Presque Isle Power Plant and utility business to the Upper Peninsula Power Company. In return, Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette will not block a major acquisition by Wisconsin Energy. It’s part of several […]

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7 Year Old Dies In NE Wisconsin House Fire

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northeast Wisconsin authorities are reporting a fatal fire last night at a Marinette County home. The fire was reported just before 11:30 p.m., central time, at a residence in Dunbar, Wisconsin. Responders found a trailer home filling with smoke and fire. A man and his two children […]

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