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School Closings & Delays For Monday, 12/19/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bitterly cold conditions are being reported this morning across much of the Upper Peninsula. The National Weather Service has posted a Wind Chill Advisory until 10:00 o’clock this morning. Strong southwesterly winds and subzero temperatures are creating wind chills as low as 25 to 35 below zero […]

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Marquette Co. Man Sentenced On C-S-C Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been sentenced to prison in a criminal sexual conduct case involving a minor. 25-year-old Richard Keller of Ishpeming was sentenced in Marquette County Circuit Court this morning to 18 months in prison. The sentence was part of a plea deal reached with […]

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One Person Killed In U.P. Head-On Crash

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St. Ignace, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  One person was killed in a head-on traffic crash on US-2 last night in Mackinac County. Authorities say an Appleton, Wisconsin woman was killed when her vehicle went out of control while passing another vehicle near Naubinway around 7:00 p.m. Her vehicle collided head-on with an […]

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Michigan Tech Mid-Year Commencement Saturday

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech University in Houghton is holding their Midyear Commencement tomorrow morning. Nearly 350 Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD recipients are expected to take part in the graduation ceremonies on campus. Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh will be the keynote speaker. Creagh is a 1974 […]

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Marquette Man Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been arrested and charged with murder in the stabbing death of a woman early this morning at Sawyer. Forsyth Township Police say 51-year-old Darrel Gutzman of Marquette is charged with open murder in the death of 53-year-old Robbin Lampinen of Gwinn. Authorities […]

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Dianda Praises Passage Of Casperson Wolf Hunting Measure

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says he voted in favor of legislation adding wolves to the definition of game animals late last night. The Calumet Democrat voted for the legislation, introduced in the State Senate by Escanaba Republican Senator Tom Casperson. Dianda says the measure would […]

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Governor Rick Snyder Looks Back On 2016 And Ahead To 2017

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a look back on 2016 and a look ahead into the new year. Snyder talked with News Director Walt Lindala about several topics pertinent to the Upper Peninsula, including higher education […]

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Active Physical Therapy Discusses Concussion Awareness And Therapy

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – On our latest Active Physical Therapy Update, the discussion focused on concussions. Jeanette Tousignant, Physical Therapist at Active Physical Therapy, joined Mike Plourde to talk about tips to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion and how they can happen. She talked about how even minor collisions […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County Selects New Board And Board President As Rebuilding Continues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Jenna Zdunek, Interim CEO of the YMCA of Marquette County, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the latest developments at the agency as they restructure the organization. Zdunek talked about the newly-elected Board of Directors and their selection of a […]

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U.P. Winter Woes Continue

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Winter weather is continuing to be an issue in many areas of the northern half of Upper Michigan today. Keweenaw and Northern Houghton counties remain under a Blizzard Warning until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. Heavy snow and westerly winds gusting between 30 to 40 mph are creating frequent […]

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