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1st District Congressional Candidate Jason Allen Checks In From The Campaign Trail

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Jason Allen, Republican candidate for Congress, called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for an update from the campaign trail. Allen, who is criss-crossing the 1st Congressional District heading into the home stretch of the primary campaign, talked about the key issues […]

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Ciao! The Annual St. Rocco – St. Anthony Society Of Ishpeming Italian Fest This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County’s annual summer celebration of all things Italian is this Saturday in Ishpeming. The St. Rocco – St. Anthony Society of Ishpeming Italian Fest is happening at the Al Quaal Recreation Area on Saturday starting at 12:00 noon. Event volunteer and organizer Jim Many joined the […]

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Downstate Woman Hurt In U.P. Biking Accident

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Iron County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downstate woman was injured after she was hit by a vehicle yesterday while riding a bike in Iron County. 71-year-old Jane Little of Ypsilanti was injured around 9:30 a.m. central time. The Iron County Sheriff’s Office says Little was biking with her sister along M-69 […]

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Marquette Intersection Closed For Construction

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An intersection on a busy street in Marquette has been closed to through traffic. The City of Marquette says the intersection of Lincoln and College Avenues is closed for upgrades to the street and adjacent traffic signals. Businesses in the area are remaining open during the project […]

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Marquette’s Dead River Derby Back At Lakeview Arena This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette’s Dead River Derby is back in action at home at Lakeview Arena this weekend. DRD Dames Glory Sparks and Phee Nix joined Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the bout. Sparks and Nix said the Traverse City Toxic […]

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Negaunee Flushing City Hydrant Systems

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Negaunee is letting residents know about some water system maintenance going on over the next few weeks. The Water Department has begun city-wide fire hydrant flushing and it will be ongoing until about August 5th. Residents may experience discolored water at time. If experienced, […]

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Marquette Holding Public Hearing On Environmental Assessment

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is holding a public hearing this week on an environmental assessment for proposed transportation improvements related to the building of the new UP Health System-Marquette campus. The new hospital is being built on West Baraga Avenue and involves the construction of three roundabouts, […]

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Marquette City Commission Votes To Hire Lobbyist

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved a plan to hire a lobbying firm to represent the city in Lansing. At their regular meeting last night, the commission voted to contract the services of the Lansing-based lobbying firm of Karoub Associates. The vote was 4-to-2, with commissioners Cambensy […]

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NWS Says Storm’s High Winds Did Most Damage

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township says high winds in yesterday’s storms were responsible for most of the damage reported in the west and central U.P. The storms moved into the U.P. from Minnesota and moved relatively swiftly east across the region. The strongest […]

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UPPCO Continues Power Restoration Efforts

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says yesterday’s thunderstorms resulted in power outages impacting many of their customers and several hundred are still without power. The storms caused trees and limbs to fall on lines and poles. Approximately 26,000 customers were without power at one time yesterday and […]

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