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Dickinson County Snowmobile Accident Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are reporting to a snowmobiling accident that injured one person. The accident was called in last Friday afternoon around 4:30, central time, on Lake Antoine Road near Trailhead #2 in Breitung Township. Troopers say a machine operated by 32-year-old Justin […]

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Public Meetings Tomorrow In Marquette On Proposed Food Truck Ordinance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is hosting a pair of public meetings tomorrow to gather input from the public about a proposed food truck ordinance in the city. The Marquette City Commission recently directed city staff to work with the DDA to development of a Food Truck […]

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School Closings And Delays For Monday, 2/23/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wind Chill Advisory is posted for the entire Upper Peninsula until noon today. Sub-zero temperatures and high winds are creating wind chills this morning as low as 35 below zero in some areas. As a result of the cold, there are several school closings and delays […]

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Love Your Heart Health Fair This Sunday In Gwinn

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 2nd Annual “Love Your Heart” Wellness Fair is coming up this weekend in Gwinn. Organizer Barbie Ward Thomas previewed the event recently with Great Lakes Radio’s Gordy Mielke and invited all listeners to come and attend the event. Thomas outlined the schedules as well as the […]

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Wisconsin Man Killed In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Alger County say one person died in a snowmobiling accident in Onota Township yesterday. 44-year-old Jeffrey Togstad from Weyauwega, Wisconsin was killed in the accident around 5:00 p.m. on Trail 417 just west of the Deerton Road. He was the last person in a group […]

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School Closings And Delays For Friday, 2/20/15

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS Manistique Area Public Schools Saint Francis School Escanaba Schools & Escanaba Headstart Gladstone Schools & Gladstone Headstart Rapid River Schools & Rapid River Headstart Big Bay de Noc Schools Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Hannahville Schools Holy Name School Bark River-Harris Mid-Peninsula Tahquamenon Area Schools Engadine Consolidated Schools   2 HOUR SCHOOL DELAYS Republic-Michigamme Schools Wells […]

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VA Hospital To Hold Town Hall Meetings To Provide Vets With Information

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain will be hosting two Veteran Town Halls in Marquette and Ishpeming on Thursday, March 12th. Public Affairs Officer Brad Nelson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to invite veterans and their family members […]

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Riverside Marquette’s Mark Sundberg Talks About 35 Years In The Car Business And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This time around on our Riverside Thursday update, Riverside Marquette’s Mark Sundberg talked about some of the changes he’s seen in vehicles over his 35 years in the business. Some specific things he mentioned included the improvements in modern vehicles in dealing with cold weather performance and […]

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Marquette Royales Look To Wrap Up Season Strong And Head Into Playoffs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Royales Hockey Team is wrapping up the regular season with a 3-game home stand at Lakeview Arena in Marquette. Head Coach Kevin Shupenia and Community Relations Director Bob Airaudi joined Sports Director Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County Features Youth Programs And Seeks Volunteers

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is actively working to improve the health and wellbeing of young people in the area. Benjamin Platt, Youth & Family Supervisor and Volunteer Coordinator at the Y, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week for a Y Wednesday […]

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