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YMCA Of Marquette County Interim CEO Shares Agency Update

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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 recent developments at the agency. Zdunek discussed the resignation of former CEO Lisa Coombs-Gerou this week, staff layoffs and an upcoming operational analysis of […]

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Rolling Stones Trombonist Headlines NMU Jazz Festival

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual NMU Jazz Festival is coming up this week on the campus of Northern Michigan University. Festival organizer and Professor of Music at NMU, Dr. Mark Flaherty, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to preview the events. Flaherty said his year’s […]

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UPAWS Hosting “Spay-ghetti Dinner” Fundraiser

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, or UPAWS, is hosting a special fundraising dinner this Friday in Ishpeming. Ann Brownell with UPAWS joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to invite all to come and have a great night out supporting the shelter. […]

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School Closings For Wednesday, 4/6/16

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS & DELAYS FOR WEDNESDAY, 4/6/16: Marquette Area Public Schools & Marquette Head Start Centers Father Marquette North Star Academy in Marquette Marquette-Alger RESA Gwinn Schools & Gwinn Head Start Ishpeming Schools & Ishpeming Head Start Centers Negaunee Public Schools NICE Community Schools Powell Township Schools Republic-Michigamme Schools Wells Township Mid-Peninsula Schools Delta-Schoolcraft ISD […]

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Investigation Continues In WI Fatal Crash

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Niagara, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette County, Wisconsin authorities are continuing their investigation into a fatal head-on traffic crash. It happened Sunday around 3:30 p.m. central time on Highway 131 in Niagara when a southbound sedan slid across the center line and hit a northbound SUV. A passenger in the sedan, 68-year-old […]

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M-DOT Holds Informational Meeting On Hancock Project

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is hosting an informational meeting tonight in Hancock to share plans about a major reconstruction of US-41 in downtown Hancock. M-DOT is reconstructing the US-41 downtown loop of Reservation and Quincy streets this summer and will work on Front Street and the […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County CEO Coombs-Gerou Resigns

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The long-time CEO of the YMCA of Marquette County has resigned. In a statement from the YMCA of Marquette County Board of Directors, the resignation of Lisa Coombs-Gerou was made public today. According to the statement, Coombs-Gerou’s resignation was effective yesterday and Senior Leader, Jenna Zdunek has […]

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School Closings For Monday, 4/4/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Persistent wintry weather is holding on this morning in the north-central U.P. with continuing snow showers and poor road conditions. As a result, we have some school closings to pass along this morning: Negaunee Schools NICE Community Schools Gwinn Schools & Gwinn Head Start Ishpeming Schools & […]

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Farm Bureau Holds Membership Drive This Saturday In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dan Bahrman, County President of the Hiawathaland Farm Bureau joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to invite listeners to a special event coming up tomorrow. Bahrman talked about a  membership drive tomorrow at Tractor Supply Company in Marquette for people who are interested in […]

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State Representative John Kivela Talks Dark Stores And Detroit Public Schools

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to give a legislative update. Kivela talked about several issues, including the recently approved multi-million dollar funding package signed by Governor Rick Snyder for the Detroit Public Schools to keep them […]

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