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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Hancock Police Department will be receiving a new vehicle thanks to a USDA federal grant. The city is slated to receive $15,000  through the Rural Development Community Facility Grant program. The program funds infrastructure needs in rural communities across the country. The grant funds […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says he voted no on bankruptcy legislation for the City of Detroit. The Calumet Democrat issued a statement today saying he understands the Legislature had to help Detroit emerge from bankruptcy quickly and responsibly, but he has a responsibility to the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan House has approved an 11-bill package that would provide $195 million to help Detroit transition out of bankruptcy and require oversight of the city’s finances. The Republican-led chamber approved the legislation on a bipartisan vote, adding the state’s money to  $466 million committed by several […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The summer season appears to be upon us (at least by the calendar), and the YMCA of Marquette County is getting ready. Matt Deal, Community Engagement Leader at the YMCA of Marquette County, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for “Y Wednesday” and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Food Co-op will open the doors of their new store in downtown Marquette this Thursday at 8:00 a.m. Co-op General Manager Matt Gougeon joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to discuss the new store and the expansion of products and services. Gougeon […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Annual U.P. Football All-Star Game is coming up in June in Marquette and the excitement and buzz around the event is continuing to build. Great Lakes Radio Sports Guy Mike Plourde chatted with game organizer Todd Goldbeck, CEO of Excel Sports Training, recently to take a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The world premiere of the award winning play “EX-Dating” by Las Vegas playwright Matthew Martello is coming this week to Marquette. The production will be presented this Wednesday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the James Panowski Black Box Theater on the campus of NMU. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Dead River Derby Girls roller derby team is rolling into their next home bout of the season this Saturday in Marquette. Derby Girls A-ROAR-A and Glory Sparks joined Mike Plourde to discuss the bout this Saturday at 7:00 p.m. at Lakeview Arena against the Escanaba Rolling […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Start the Cycle 2nd Annual Memorial Day Rock & Roll Dance Party is coming up this Memorial Day Weekend in Marquette. Laura MacDonald, Fundraiser and Marketer for Start The Cycle and Christina Bennett, Chronic Disease Leader at the YMCA of Marquette County joined the SUNNY Morning […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The word Yooper has now been added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, but it’s not without a problem. The word, which is defined as the term for a native of or longtime resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan was among approximately 150 words added to the […]

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