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The Michigan Department of Transportation has awarded of state transportation economic development grant to Marquette County to develop a pair of roadways to be used by a planned mining operation. Kennecott Eagle Minerals Co. says ore produced at the Eagle Mine and processed at the Humboldt Mill will require routes built to carry heavy commercial […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Senior U.S. Senator Carl Levin chatted with Great Lakes Radio’s Walt Lindala this morning about legislation designed to prevent financial debacles like the recent one involving J.P. Morgan. Senator Levin outlined current law that was designed to close loopholes that allowed those types of financial missteps […]

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A public hearing is scheduled at 6 p.m. this evening in the Marquette City Hall Commission Chambers. This hearing is intended to provide residents of Marquette with an opportunity to comment on the contents of the proposed new charter before it is sent to the State for review. The state will have 90 days to […]

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Warm, drier weather throughout Upper Michigan continues to increase the risk of wildfires.  The National Weather Service has issued a “red flag warning” between 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. today meaning conditions will be greatly enhanced for wildfire situations.  No open burning is allowed and burn permits are not being issued across most of the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Annual Arts Awards are being presented this Friday at the Marquette Arts & Culture Center at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Tiina Harris, the Director of the City’s Arts & Culture Department, joined The SUNNY Morning Show to discuss the event and how interested […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The music and memory of a young man who touched many lives in the Marquette area and around the world will be celebrated at a special event this weekend. Guitarist and vocalist Sean Costello, who died tragically on the day before his 29th birthday in April 2008, […]

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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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