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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Evan Simula recently returned to Marquette after competing in a winter sports race in northern Finland. Simula joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about his competing in the ROVANIEMI 150 Arctic Winter 150 KM race. He explained that the competition is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Township Board has taken steps to consider options to the budget of a voter-approved plan to recondition roads in the township. Township Supervisor Dennis Liimatta joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to talk about the adjustments needed in light of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw Community Foundation, a philanthropic agency serving Houghton and Keweenaw counties, has started a new fundraiser. The program is called the Keweenaw Gold Club, which is comprised of 20 community members. Each member has purchased a natural stone tile in the name of an endowment fund, and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan educational collaboration has received state recognition. The Upper Peninsula Education Partnership received the 2015 Collaborate Award this week at at the Michigan Economic and Education Summit, hosted by Governor Rick Snyder in Detroit. The partnership is led by the presidents of the U.P.’s three […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette County, WI Sheriff’s deputies seized a large amount of illegal drugs from a U.P. man. The 44-year-old Kingsford man was stopped yesterday for speeding in Middle Inlet, WI. During the stop, the deputy smelled an odor of marijuana on the man. While the suspect was outside […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three Ishpeming men were arraigned yesterday on meth charges. 37-year-old Daniel Tonge, 24-year-old Bradley Merrills, and 19-year-old Kyle Dorow were arrested Monday. Police were notified of someone buying possible meth components at an area store and were then tipped that three people appeared to be making meth […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Maintenance on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock in the Keweenaw Peninsula is continuing. New lift cables are being installed on the bridge this week, so that means multiple 20-minute closures are planned all week long. The closures will happen between 7:00 at night […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Community Schools are currently looking into re-opening a shuttered elementary school and more. Superintendent Dru Milliron joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today as part of the regular Tuesday Superintendent Series to give listeners a full update on what’s happening with the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Carpet Specialists is celebrating the opening of their Outlet Center at the Marquette store. Carpet Specialists co-owner Scott Patrick joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to talk about the expansion and how it is great for contractors with some of the biggest bargains […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the Marquette Area Public Schools say a lockdown occurred at the Superior Hills Elementary and Bothwell Middle School this morning. District Superintendent William Saunders says a 9-1-1 alarm was accidentally triggered at Superior Hills Elementary. The staff and students used precautionary measures and went into […]

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