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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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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek sat down this morning with News Director Walt Lindala for a discussion of a series of issues currently percolating in Washington D.C. The Crystal Falls Republican is currently visiting areas around the massive 1st Congressional District of Michigan and has been meeting with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette County is coming up later this month. Bowl For Kids’ Sake is being held in bowling facilities around Marquette County and is the signature fundraiser for the agency.  Last year, the event raised nearly $35,000 for programs […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A non-profit organization is encouraging residents to consider hosting an exchange student in their home. International Experience is an agency that places exchange students from around the world in American homes for the goal of cultural exchange and building lifelon friendships. Cristina Anderson, Local Coordinator for IE, […]

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The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is in critical need of O-positive, A-positive, O-negative and A-negative blood throughout the Upper Peninsula.  The need is high in all service areas of Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock and Sault Ste. Marie.  You can donate at the U.P. Regional Blood Center in Marquette at 427 West […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Forest Roberts Theater at Northern Michigan University is presenting the Winter Lab Shows this week on campus. The presentation includes three, 15-minute student-directed shows and will run April 4th through the 7th at 7:30pm each evening. Cast members from one of the shows, “The Snow Queen […]

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News Update For Monday, 4/2/12 The Michigan Department of Transportation has closed M-64 this afternoon between Bergland and Silver City in Ontonagon County as the roadway was compromised by rising water. A beaver dam blocked a culvert beneath the highway about five miles north of Bergland, and attempts to remove the blockage have been unsuccessful […]

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News Update For Friday, 3/30/12   An Upper Michigan man accused of buying and hiding more than 4,000 pounds of explosives has withdrawn his guilty plea in the case. M-Live reports that records from U.S. District Court in Marquette show John Francis Lechner’s request was granted Wednesday. The 64-year-old from Sault Ste. Marie is expected […]

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