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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – There’s a chance coming up in Marquette for you to revisit a playground game of your youth and benefit Special Olympics at the same time. The Criminal Justice Association at Northern Michigan University is sponsoring a dodge ball tournament this weekend at NMU.  The event is being […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Senior High School sophomores Dan Howard and Andrew Jennings, members of the 1st Robotics Team Cold Logic, stopped in at the Sunny 101.9 studios this morning to talk about the success their team has had and what are some of the challenges ahead of them. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  – Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda and Marquette Mayor Pro Tem Johnny DePetro joined News Director Walt Lindala this morning for a discussion on the latest happenings with the wetland mitigation going on near Presque Isle Park. Vajda and DePetro explained several of the reasons for the current […]

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Chocolay Township Police responded to a rollover accident yesterday afternoon involving an SUV and a street sweeping vehicle.  The accident happened just before 12-30 yesterday on US-41/M-28 near the Rock Cut in Harvey when a northbound SUV driven by 21-year-old Kristina Brinich of AuTrain went out of control, rolled over and struck the street sweeper. […]

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The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says the inmate who walked away from a jail work crew last month has been taken back into custody. 28-year-old Jeremy Walter Nordstrom was arrested last night around 7 o’clock at a camp in Keweenaw County.  He had walked away from the work crew on March 20th while it was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette is presenting a special Ecumenical Good Friday service this week.  They will also be hosting a series of services for Easter. Pastor Dave VanKley visited the Sunny 101.9 Studios this morning to preview these services and discuss the importance of the Easter […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Marquette Township Manager Randy Girard and Marquette Township Supervisor Dennis Liimatta visited the SUNNY Morning Show today to follow up on a recent matter concerning the funding of library user fees at the Peter White Public Library for township residents. Girard and Liimatta explained the township’s position […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Commissioner Jason Schneider joined the SUNNY Morning Show today to discuss the bulldozing of the public bog walk located near The Moosewood Nature Center near Presque Isle Park in Marquette. Commissioner Schneider agreed to discuss the issue as there has been a significant negative reaction […]

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Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates edged downward in 15 of michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in February according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.  The Ann Arbor area had the state’s lowest jobless rate at five-point-four percent while Northeast Lower Michigan had the highest at 14 percent.  The U.P. rate was ten-point-five […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is preparing for a busy spring and summer season with a wide variety of programs and activities. Executive Director Lisa Coombs-Gerou stopped in on the SUNNY Morning Show today to give everyone a cheery update on the programs being offered.  The slate […]

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