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West End and Marquette YMCA Facilites Ready For Fall

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County has a variety of fall programs getting started at their west end location in Negaunee and at their Marquette location. Rachel Berglund, West End Director with the Y, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a Y Wednesday […]

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Dead River Derby Hosting Final Home Bout Of The Season 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 for their final home bout of the season. DRD Dames Glory Sparks and Phee Nix joined Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the bout. […]

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13th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest Set To Go This Weekend In Marquette, MI

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 13th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest is happening this weekend at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in downtown Marquette. Marquette Area Blues Society President Mark Hamari and Festival Entertainment Director Mark Stonerock joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the weekend’s events and […]

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Game Preview: Negaunee Miners Set To Take On The Calumet Copper Kings

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – The Negaunee Miner football team hits the road today to take on the Calumet Copper Kings. Voice of the Negaunee Miners on SUNNY fm, Mark Evans, joined Sports Director Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the match up. They discussed […]

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Annual ArtPrize Event In Grand Rapids To Specially Feature U.P. Artists

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A collaboration of arts and tourism groups have created an opportunity for Upper Michigan art to be seen on an international stage. Tiina Harris, Arts & Culture Manager with the City of Marquette, and Pasqua Warstler, Artistic Director of the Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba joined the […]

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Flags To Be Lowered In Honor Of U.P. Firefighters

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff tomorrow and Thursday across the state in honor of two members of the Beartown Fire Department from Baraga who died last Saturday. 23-year-old James Shelifoe, Jr. and 25-year-old Alan Swartz, both of Baraga, […]

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Two Arrested In UPSET Houghton Co. Drug Bust

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are reporting the arrest of two people in a drug bust in Houghton County. Detectives executed a search warrant at two residences in Atlantic Mine on Sunday and seized undisclosed amounts of heroin and crystal meth. Two suspects were […]

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Calumet Woman Takes Plea Deal In OWI Accident

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Calumet, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country woman who was arrested for drunk driving and assaulting a police officer after a traffic crash in July has been sentenced after a plea deal. 55-year-old Kimberly Fergan of Calumet had been charged with Operating While Intoxicated and Assaulting a Police Officer after she […]

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U.P. Tribal Colleges Receive Grant Funds

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Upper Michigan tribal colleges are receiving funding through a federal USDA Rural Development grant. Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga and Bay Mills Community College in Brimley will each receive $143,000 Tribal College Initiative Grants. The program provides funding to tribal colleges to make capital […]

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Marquette Chamber Monday: Demographic Research And Shop Local Efforts Gaining Steam

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Jason Schneider, Executive Director of the Marquette Chamber of Commerce, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for the latest Marquette Chamber Monday. He recapped some of the recent events that have gone on in Marquette and explained that the chamber is interested in […]

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