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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The first home bout of the 2016 season for the Dead River Derby is this Saturday in Marquette. Derby team members Glory Sparks and Phee Nix joined Mike Plourde today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the event. The Dead River Derby […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A point-to-point 16 mile downhill race from Ishpeming to Marquette is happening on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail on June 4, 2016. The annual Iron Range Roll is a chance for folks to ride, relay or run and proceeds will go to the YMCA of Marquette County’s […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Public Schools are ramping up the end of the year activities as the school year draws to a close. Superintendent Dan Skewis joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to give an update on what’s happening in the district. Skewis shared […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a legislative update. The Escanaba Republican called in to update listeners on some key legislation he’s involved with in Lansing. The conversation focused on a recent piece of legislation he offered up […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System-Marquette say they have selected a new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Wael Khouli has been appointed to the post at the hospital, effective tomorrow. Khouli comes to Marquette from HealthEast Care System in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he served as Medical Director of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Employees at a downtown Marquette bank were evacuated for about 45 minutes  earlier today. The evacuation happened just before 11:00 a.m.at the Wells Fargo Bank on the corner of Washington and Front. There has been no official word on the reason for the evacuation, but reports say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Roadwork has begun today on a portion of U.S.-41 in the Upper Peninsula. M-DOT is resurfacing 11-miles of roadway from the Delta/Alger county line to the Alger/Marquette county line. The preventive maintenance project is designed to extend the life of the pavement. The project will last through […]

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man was arrested yesterday following a standoff with police in Marquette County’s Ishpeming Township. The incident began around 2:30 yesterday afternoon when authorities went to a home on the 2100 block of Prairie Avenue to investigate a possible armed robbery suspect hiding inside. People […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A nationwide effort to help feed the hungry happens tomorrow. The 24th annual National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive will be collecting non-perishable food donations. It’s a simple process of placing the food donations in a bag by your mailbox tomorrow and your […]

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Chippewa County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The body of a missing downstate man has been found in the eastern U.P. According to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department, the body of William Wenzel of Merrill was located yesterday afternoon in Lake George near Rock Island. Wenzel had been missing since last November 27th, […]

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