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  The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved a 3.5 percent increase in tuition.  The board approved the 2012-13 tuition and fees schedule at their meeting yesterday on campus. The annual cost for full-time resident undergraduates will be $8,709, an increase of about $148 from last year’s rate. The increase was based on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The environmental group Save The Wild U.P. is presenting a special celebration this weekend commemorating Lake Superior. Waterpalooza is being held this Sunday at the Mattson Lower Harbor Park in downtown Marquette.  Heidi Gould, Outreach Coordinator with the group, joined the SUNNY Morning Show today to encourage […]

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  Michigan State Police and the Alger County Sheriff’s Department are investigating an apparent drowning in Lake Superior near Grand Marais.  Reports say that the body of an elderly woman was recovered from the lake by the Grand Marais pier after authorities were called out about a report of something floating in the water just […]

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Michigan State Police and the Alger County Sheriff’s Department are investigating an apparent drowning in Lake Superior near Grand Marias.  Few details have been released, but reports say that the body of an elderly woman was recovered from the lake by the Grand Marias pier after authorities were called out about a report of something […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek called in to the SUNNY Morning Show today prior to the vote in Washington, D.C. by Republicans to repeal health care reform legislation. Benishek talked about his opinions as to why he is opposed to the proposed legislation as a physician of 30 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Michigan’s former Secretary of State, Terri Lynn Land, who was recently selected as National Michigan Committeewoman for the Republican National Committee visited the Great Lakes Radio studios this morning to chat with News Director Walt Lindala. Land said because of the great support she received from Upper […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the Marquette County “Y” joined the SUNNY Morning Show today to discuss the latest programs and activities going on. She also chatted about the Teal Lake Triathlon, which is coming up on July 21 in Negaunee, and how people can get involved.  […]

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A 37-year-old man is facing multiple charges stemming from a family squabble in the Western Upper Peninsula over the weekend.  According to police, Bobby Joe Nordstrom was fighting with family members Sunday afternoon in Iron River township. When the fighting escalated, he grabbed a gun and fired off two rounds. Police say Nordstrom then barricaded […]

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MARQUETTE, MI –  (Great Lakes Radio News ) –  Gov. Rick Snyder’s Office of Constituent Services is continuing its mobile office hours to help address questions of Michigan residents. All this week, representatives of the office will visit locations in portions of the Upper Peninsula. Staff will be available to answer questions, address concerns, offer […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources will celebrate the LS&I Marquette ore dock’s 100 year anniversary this weekend at Marquette’s Lower Harbor. In honor of the 100 year milestone, the U.S. Brig Niagara, a tall ship from Erie, Pennsylvania, will sail into Lower Harbor on Friday at approximately 4:00pm. Cliffs’ […]

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