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Senate Approves Casperson Mining Resolutions

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two resolutions have been approved by the State Senate in Lansing recognizing the importance of mining in Michigan. The resolutions, introduced by Senator Tom Casperson, declare September 6th as “Michigan Mining Day” to recognize responsible mining and it’s economic benefits the state. They also brings support for […]

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EPA Funds Will Improve Two U.P. Rivers

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative will dedicate over $300-thousand to reduce pollution and improve water quality in two U.P. rivers. The EPA program will allocate $330,403 to ensure healthy stream banks and natural habitats along the Salmon-Trout and Dead Rivers, which run into Lake Superior. The […]

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Give Blood At Riverside Marquette Next Month

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – A special event is coming up early next month at Riverside Marquette to help fill area blood banks. Riverside Marquette GM Paul Halbur joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for Riverside Thursday with the details. Halbur explained that there will be a blood drive […]

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Snap Fitness Offers Healthy Heart Activities This Weekend In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Snap Fitness & Cycle Soleil of Marquette have a pair of events this weekend to check out to learn more about keeping your heart healthy. Gary Perala, Fitness Sales Manager, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to talk about Heart Health Days. Perala […]

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Contractor Chosen For New Marquette Hospital

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UP Health System–Marquette has named the general contractor for the construction of their new Marquette hospital. The firm Skanska Closner will build the $300-million, 265-bed hospital and 80,000-square foot medical office building at the former Roundhouse/Municipal Service Center property near US-41 on Baraga Avenue. Skanska Closner is […]

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Overnight Housefire In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming firefighters were called out to a house fire at 640 Maurice Street around 2:00 o’clock this morning. Ishpeming Police arrived shortly before the fire department and cleared the residence. Firefighters saw smoke coming from the second floor of the home and found the fire in one […]

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Marquette Police Report Incident With Barricaded Man

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a report of a suicidal man who had barricaded himself inside his home with a firearm in North Marquette this morning. The call came in to police around 4:15 a.m. of the situation on the 2300 block of Presque Isle Avenue. Officers […]

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Don’t Forget! Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl For Kids’ Sake Is Coming Soon

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette & Alger Counties is fast approaching. BB/BS Executive Director Jayne Letts visited the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to remind folks about the event and encourage everyone to build […]

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ACTIVE Physical Therapy Says They Can Help With Dizziness And Vertigo

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – ACTIVE Physical Therapy is letting everyone know there are things you can do if you are feeling dizzy or suffering from symptoms of vertigo. Jeanette Tousignant, Physical Therapist with ACTIVE Physical Therapy joined Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about […]

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Ishpeming School Update With Superintendent John Summerhill

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Ishpeming Public Schools Superintendent John Summerhill was our latest guest on the Tuesday Morning Superintendent Series. Summerhill joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to give listeners an update on the latest things going on in the district. He reminded area parents of 5-year-olds […]

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