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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University Alum and long-time university adviser and governmental liaison David S. Haynes has been appointed to position of President of the university. The appointment came after the stepping down of  Les Wong as president, who accepted the Presidency at San Francisco State University. The appointment […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News ) – Summertime programs to keep kids interested in learning, a special recognition of community volunteers and an upcoming webinar for non-profit agencies were all on the agenda when Paul Olson from the Great Lakes Center For Youth Development stopped in this morning. Olson joined the SUNNY Morning […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Tim Derwin, the president of the Forsyth Singers and Bill Rowe, district president of the Wisconsin – Upper Michigan Chapter of the Associated Male Choirs of America, stopped in at the SUNNY Studios this week to promote a family friendly event coming up this weekend. The Big […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is offering a wide selection of activities for the summer season at their West end center in Negaunee. Director of West End Operations, Rachel Berglund joined the SUNNY Morning Show this week to preview some of the planned activities as well as […]

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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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