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French-Canadian Dinner Fundraiser Coming To Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the ACF Upper Michigan Culinarians Inc., are joining forces for a benefit dinner on Tuesday, May 12, featuring the cuisine of one of the Upper Peninsula’s largest ethnic groups. Dan Truckey, Director of the Beumier Center, and Tony Tollefson of the […]

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Dianda: Residents Sent Message With Vote

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker says voters sent a clear message with the vote on Proposal 1 this week. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says the vote showed residents want legislators to do their jobs and make a plan to get the state’s roads fixed. The Calumet […]

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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Critical Need For Blood

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System – Marquette, is currently in a critical need of O-negative, A-negative and B-negative blood types throughout the Upper Peninsula. The need is highest in the Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock and Sault Ste. Marie areas. All blood donated […]

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Election Results For Wednesday, 5/6/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan voters gave a resounding “no” to Proposal 1 yesterday. The measure to increase the sales tax a penny was designed to help raise $1.2 billion for roads. Nearly 80-percent of voters across the state voted “no” compared to just over 20 percent that said “yes”. Experts […]

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Structure Fire In Escanaba Damages Vacant Home

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is underway into the cause of a fire last night at a vacant home in Escanaba. The fire was reported around 10:20 p.m. at 212 N. 12th Street. Authorities arriving on scene reported the fire was spreading along the outside wall of the structure in […]

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Suspicious Note Closes Marquette County School

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a suspicious incident last night at the Aspen Ridge Elementary School in Ishpeming Township. They were called to the school around 7:40 p.m. by school staff when custodians found a note in a classroom computer lab that read “RIP, those […]

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Four Arrested And Charged For Meth In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police report the arrest four people on meth charges late last month. Police say 27-year-old Ryan Barry and 28-year-old Emily McCullum, both of Marquette, were arrested in a vehicle parked at the Menards store on US-41 on April 25th. Both were wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. […]

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Negaunee Public Schools Nearing The End Of The Academic Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lots of things are going on at the Negaunee Public School District as the academic year begins to draw to a close. Superintendent Dan Skewis joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today as part of the regular Tuesday Superintendent Series to give listeners a […]

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Eagle Mine Adopts New Public Meeting Style And Rolls Out Schedule

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Eagle Mine in Marquette County are adopting a new public meeting format to encourage discussion and participation. Dan Blondeau, Senior Advisor of Communications & Media Relations with Eagle Mine, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about the new meeting […]

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Midwest Youth Team Tennis Seeking Players In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Kids are getting the chance to learn about the game of tennis this month. Josh Kitto, Tennis Teaching Professional with Midwest Youth Team Tennis, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to let parents know about the opportunities in Marquette and Ishpeming. […]

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