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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter is hosting a pair of events this weekend in Marquette County. Ann Brownell and Steffani Baker from UPAWS joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to tell folks about what’s going on. Baker talked about the “Raise The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 11th Annual Hickey’s Salvation Army Benefit Nite will be held this Saturday from 6 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the Venice Pub and Pizzeria in Ishpeming. Co-Event Organizer and Music Coordinator Kurt Gronvall and Venice Pub and Pizzeria Owner Beth Christianson joined Mike Plourde on the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State economic development officials presented a grant to Marquette city officials today to assist with the renovation of a downtown theater. Representatives of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation presented a $481,000 check for assistance in the redevelopment of the Delft Theater. The grant agreement was approved by […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling on the governor to give equal weight to several commonly used forestry certification standards in constructing and renovating state-owned buildings. The resolution encourages the use of wood products in contractors’ efforts to win green building certification. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday on campus at the Superior Dome. Of the 576 students eligible to graduate, nearly 400 are expected to participate in the ceremony. The keynote speaker and honorary degree recipient is NMU alumnus Dana Verville […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two Marquette residents to the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees. Robert Mahaney and Tami Seavoy to the eight-person board that serves as the university’s governing body. NMU President Fritz Erickson says the University is thrilled with the appointment of two local […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – HONOR Credit Union is hosting an open house today at their location in Marquette. HONOR CU Marketing Manager Lindsay Thomas and Public Relations Coordinator Kaylee Williams joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to encourage folks to come by. According to Thomas, HONOR has […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette Marine will continue to build Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy under a funding provision in the National Defense Authorization Act. $1.4 billion has been allocated in the act for continued construction of the vessels. Marinette Marine, just across the Michigan border in Wisconsin, is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have released an update on the arrest of five people in Ironwood on drug charges. The Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics Team executed a search warrant at a residence in Ironwood on Tuesday. 47-year-old Donald Jett and 36-year-old James Schaus, both of Ironwood,  were each charged with two […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested four people yesterday in Iron County following a series of drug investigations. UPSET Detectives, along with State Police and local police arrested three men and one woman, all from the Iron River area. Three of the cases involved prescription meds […]

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