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Marquette City Commission Addresses Food Trucks And Smoking In Presque Isle Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will take another look at a plan to regulate food trucks in the city. Following public comments from both brick-and-mortar restaurant and mobile food truck owners at last night’s meeting, Commissioners voted to have city staff reassess the proposed ordinance and develop a […]

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Marquette County Fatal Semi-truck SUV Accident

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Skandia Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police are reporting a fatal head-on crash between a semi-truck and an SUV this morning in Marquette County’s Skandia Township. The accident happened around 8:00 o’clock on US-41 and Kreiger Drive when a northbound Ford Explorer crossed the centerline and collided with the semi. The Marquette […]

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Marquette Man Arraigned For Home Invasion

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arraigned following his arrest this week for a reported home invasion. 33-year-old Derek Lentz is charged with 2nd Degree Home Invasion and Narcotics Possession. Police were called to 1955 Freedom Drive around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses told police that the suspect had […]

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Marquette City Commission Holding Hearings On Smoking And Food Truck Ordinances

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is holding public hearings Tuesday on proposed ordinances concerning smoking at Presque Isle Park and regulation of food trucks in the city. The Commission is considering a series of options with the proposed smoking ordinance that is calling for a ban on smoking […]

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Memorial Day Travel Numbers Are Up This Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More than 1.1 million Michiganians are on the road during this Memorial Day holiday, launching the start of the summer travel season. Triple-A of Michigan says state travel numbers are up slightly over last year. For Michigan Triple-A members four U.P. communities are in the top 5 […]

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UPAWS Moving Forward With Plans To Relocate And Expand Facilities And Services

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, known as UPAWS, is working to move to a new location with an upgraded facility to better serve the community. UPAWS Community Outreach Coordinator Ann Brownell and UPAWS Volunteer Matt Johnson stopped in today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt […]

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9th Annual Bay Cliff Health Camp Golf Outing Coming In July

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 9th Annual Bay Cliff Golf Outing is coming this summer to Marquette. Bay Cliff Golf Committee Chair Nicole Burony-Noble and Bay Cliff Board Member Mike Coyne joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to share details about the event and how you can […]

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YMCA “Reach & Rise” Program Partners With “40 Below” Young Professionals

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County’s “Reach & Rise” Youth Mentoring Program is teaming up with the Marquette area young professionals group “40 Below” for a special event. Program Coordinator Melissa DeMarse and “40 Below” Board Member Dave Nyberg joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike […]

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Marquette Township Selects New Fire Chief And Awards Bid For Road Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Township Board has selected a new Township Fire Chief and has awarded the contract for the firm to begin a long-term road reconstruction effort. Township Supervisor Dennis Liimatta joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss these developments and more about […]

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Verdict Reached In Escanaba Murder Trial

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A guilty verdict has been handed down in the trial of an Escanaba man accused in the stabbing death of his wife last September. 36-year-old Kallay Batchelor was found guilty of first degree murder by a jury today after about four hours of deliberation in Delta County […]

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