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Heikki Lunta Festival Returns To Negaunee This Month!

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Heikki Lunta Festival returns to Negaunee on January 13the & 14th, brought to you by the Upper Peninsula Luge Club. Club President Fred Anderson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the weekend’s activities. Anderson said the family-friendly weekend celebration of […]

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DNR Adjusts McLain State Park Rental Rates

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan D-N-R is temporarily adjusting camping and lodging fees at McLain State Park in Houghton County. The rates are being adjusted for the upcoming camping season due to damages to some of the park’s amenities caused by shoreline erosion. D-N-R officials say because of potential unavailability […]

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Marquette DDA Improving Parking Technology

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is upgrading downtown parking system technology with smart parking meters and multi-space pay stations. Next week, the DDA will be replacing existing parking meters in the downtown with new smart meters which will accept both coins and credit cards. A pay-by-plate pay […]

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Munising Woman Arraigned For Embezzlement

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Alger County woman has been arraigned on charges of felony embezzlement and forgery. 64-year-old Rochelle Ann Cotey of Munising was arraigned yesterday on four counts of embezzlement and one count of forgery. She is accused of taking the funds from various Alger County organizations including the […]

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Bark River Woman Hurt In Car/Train Accident

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Bark River, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta County Sheriff’s Office has released further details about a car/train accident that happened yesterday afternoon. It happened on D Road in Bark River around 4:15 p.m. The driver of the car has been identified as 70-year-old Karen Welch of Bark River. She was airlifted […]

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Kivela Bill In Speed Limit Package Becomes Law

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A package of bills that may raise speed limits on certain Michigan roads has been signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder. It includes a measure by 109th District State Representative John Kivela of Marquette. The law allows M-DOT to raise the speed limit up to 75 […]

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U.S. Attorney To Step Down Later This Month

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Patrick Miles, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan, is stepping down later this month. Miles became U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan in 2012 after 21 years in private law practice in Grand Rapids. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District […]

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Lake Effect Snow Continues Across West And East U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Marquette says a Lake Effect Snow Warning is in effect into tomorrow for Alger, Luce, northern Schoolcraft and Chippewa Counties, while a Lake Effect Snow Advisory is posted for Northern Houghton and Keweenaw Counties until Saturday evening. Lake effect snow will continue […]

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New Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt Talks About The Job

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County’s new Sheriff, Greg Zyburt, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about taking over the job. Zyburt talked about the transition from his previous post of Chocolay Township Chief of Police as well as some of the programs and initiatives […]

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Schools Closings And Delays For Thursday, 1/5/17

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Lake Effect Snow Warning is in effect into tomorrow for Alger, Luce, northern Schoolcraft and Chippewa Counties.  The National Weather Service says moderate to heavy lake effect snow will continue with winds up to 30mph along Lake Superior.  6 to 12 inches of snow is expected […]

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