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U.P. 200 Preparations In Home Stretch For 2015

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations are in full swing for the annual running of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Pat Torreano with the U.P. Sled Dog Association joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to update listeners on what’s coming up over the next few days. […]

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Marquette County Receives State Recognition

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Following a recent initiative to increase broadband access, Marquette County has been recognized as the U.P.’s first “Certified Connected Community”. The Marquette County Broadband Initiative was a collaboration lead by representatives from NMU, the Lake Superior Community Partnership and Marquette County to identify local broadband gaps and […]

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Sled Dog Race Preparations Underway In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Street closures have begun in the City of Marquette for the annual kickoff of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard has been closed today and will remain closed until 2:00 a.m. on Saturday. Many other streets in […]

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Winter Blast Causes Problems In Central U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – High winds off of Lake Superior along with lake effect snow caused poor visibility and slippery roads resulting in several minor traffic accidents around the Marquette and Alger County areas this morning. The winter weather blast also caused school closings and delays around the region. A Winter […]

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Traffic Accidents Close Marquette Highway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting a pair of traffic accidents this morning on US-41 South between Marquette and Harvey that briefly closed down the highway. According to Police, a two-vehicle accident happened when one vehicle rear-ended another as the first vehicle was driving slowly due to whiteout […]

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School Closings And Delays For Thursday, 2/12/15

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – High winds off of Lake Superior along with lake effect snow have caused several school closings and delays this morning. M-28 Closed from Kawbawgam Road to Munising Winter Storm Warning is in effect for ALGER County until 7:00 PM EST Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for […]

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NMU Board Extends Charter School Agreement

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has voted to reauthorize NMU’s charter with North Star Academy in Marquette. The contract is for two years, with a two-year extension if the academy continues making progress toward goals. University President Fritz Erickson says NMU could potentially partner with […]

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WI Fatal Accident Involving U.P. Ambulance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marinette County Wisconsin Sheriff’s Office has updated the investigation of yesterday’s fatal traffic accident involving an ambulance from Escanaba and a car. The accident happened around 10:45 a.m. central time on US-41 and Access Road #3 in Peshtigo, Wisconsin. A sedan, driven by 76-year-old Norita Gifford […]

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ACTIVE Physical Therapy Updates Listeners On Therapy Choices

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – ACTIVE Physical Therapy is reminding everyone that there is a choice available for those who need physical therapy services. Scott Corkin with ACTIVE Physical Therapy joined Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the choices. Mike Koski, owner of the […]

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UP Health System-Marquette CEO To Present At Econ Club Meeting

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Economic Club of Marquette County is presenting their latest speaker on Monday, February 16th in Marquette. Econ Club spokesman Tom Baldini stopped by The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the speech and dinner meeting and encourage listeners to take part […]

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