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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has set a date for a public hearing concerning redevelopment of a long-abandoned building in south Marquette. Home Renewal Systems LLC of downstate Farmington Hills has plans to renovate the 75,000 square foot former Holy Family Orphanage on Altamont Street into 55 affordable […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has their latest meeting coming up tonight in Marquette. City Manager Bill Vajda joined The Sunny Morning Show with Walt & Mike recently to preview the session. Vajda said the meeting has a relatively short agenda, but there are some key items of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain will be hosting two Veterans Town Halls in Marquette and Ishpeming this week. The meetings will be held this Thursday The first town hall will be held at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming National Guard […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says the current warming trend is causing them to close down a downtown skating area for the season. The DDA says due to poor ice conditions, the Marquette Commons Ice Skating Rink is closing for the season as of today.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette’s Lakeview Arena is the site of an epic ice hockey battle between Marquette County firefighters and law enforcement personnel. The teams are gearing up for the Annual Pigs-N-Heat hockey game Wednesday, March 18th at 6:45 p.m. Marquette Police Officer John Waldo and Marquette Firefighters Jeff Haile […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual tradition to help out Special Olympics in Michigan by getting VERY cold and VERY wet is coming up soon. Nicole Dahl, event organizer with the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics joined Mike Plourde on the  SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Investigation is continuing today into the fire that destroyed the ALTRAN facility in Munising. The fire was called in around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the building located at 530 East Munising Avenue. The facility, which is used to house offices and buses operated by the Alger County […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man convicted on felony charges has been sentenced to prison for firearm possession. 37-year-old Joseph Glenn Etheridge was sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette yesterday to 6 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Etheridge plead guilty last November to an indictment […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has co-sponsored bills intended to make sure state departments do not unfairly push matters into court and to hold departments accountable if legal action is pursued and the department loses. The Escanaba Republican says the bills would make most state departments, including the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is continuing upgrades, improvements and expansions of both their facilities and their programs. YMCA of Marquette County CEO Lisa Coombs-Gerou joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to give an update on the latest projects. She talked about […]

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