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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Organizers of a food drive held this past weekend in Western Marquette County say the effort was a success.  Well over 6,000 pounds of food was collected on Saturday as part of Operation “Food For A Neighbor”. Project Coordinator Dick Derby says the food pantries of the […]

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State Police at the Negaunee Post are investigating the death of a Wisconsin man whose body was found early this morning at an area truck stop. Troopers were called to Koski’s Konvenience Korners BP Station near Champion just before 3-am after an employee discovered the body of  44-year-old Neal Henjum of Green Bay, Wisconsin in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News ) – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging residents to use common sense and be safe with any burning they do this spring. As part of Fire Prevention Week efforts, DNR Fire Prevention Specialist Paul Kollmeyer chatted with Great Lakes Radio News Director Walt Lindala about […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major food drive is being completed this weekend in Western Marquette County. “Project Food For A Neighbor” is coordinated by Wesley United Methodist Church in Ishpeming and St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Negaunee and will benefit the food pantries of the Salvation Army and St. Vincent […]

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    State Police say The Mackinac Bridge was closed to traffic for a short time this morning due to falling ice.  Ice that had formed on the bridge’s cables and upper structures started falling down to the traffic deck after 8 o’clock this morning.  The Mackinac Bridge Authority says there were two incidents reported […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Jason Allen, the Senior Deputy Director for Veterans Affairs for the State of Michigan, and Brad Slagle, Director of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette visited the SUNNY Morning Show today to chat about veterans matters. Topics discussed included services available around the state for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superiorland Soccer Association is hosting a major youth soccer tournament that will be spread over the next two weekends in Marquette, MI. Association President Jim Mackey stopped in at the SUNNY Studios this morning to preview the Superior Dome Soccer Tournament at the Superior Dome on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Great Lakes Center for Youth Development in Marquette is getting ready to recognize students, parents and educators for their efforts. Paul Olson, Youth Development Associate with the GLCYD, stopped in this morning to preview their annual “Excellence in Education Week”.  This annual event showcases and celebrates […]

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Northern Michigan University President Les Wong will hold a university forum at 3 o’clock today on campus. Topics will include updates on current academic reviews, the University branding study, higher education funding proposals and the legislative process to date.  The President will also discuss the co-generation plant project and other facilities projects, progress on the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 48-th Annual Negaunee Invitational Basketball Tournament is wrapping up this weekend with an exciting round of  Class A action at the Lakeview Memorial Gymnasium in Negaunee. Event organizer and promoter Lance Peterson stopped by the SUNNY Studios this morning for a preview of all of the […]

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