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“Project Keep Kids Warm” Hits Phase Two This Saturday In Western Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A winter clothing drive is being completed this weekend in western Marquette County. The 7th Annual “Project Keep Kids Warm” is coordinated by Wesley United Methodist Church in Ishpeming and St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Negaunee and will benefit needy families in western Marquette County. Project coordinator […]

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Negaunee Schools Off To A Good Start This Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Public Schools are off to a good start for this school year. Superintendent Dan Skewis joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike for the latest “Superintendent Series” to share an update on things happening in the Miner Nation. Skewis talked about a shocking […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County Updating Their “Reach And Rise” Mentor Program

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is making some changes to their “Reach and Rise” program to increase the opportunities for those who wish to become mentors. Melissa DeMarse, Reach and Rise Program Leader at the Y, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for […]

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The Wait Is Over For “Waiting For Wiig”

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – “Waiting For Wiig”, an independent short film shot at locations around Marquette County with a cast of local talent has it’s Irontown Premiere tonight. The film’s producer/director and diffident subject, Steven Wiig, and the film’s producer/screenwriter, Kyle Hulkonen, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike […]

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Bill Ballenger Discusses The 2016 Election In Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan political expert Bill Ballenger joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss the major races facing voters in the U.P. and the rest of the state heading to the polls in November. Ballenger discussed the race for President, U.S. House in the […]

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Special Presentation At NMU Focuses On Tribal Law And Economic Development

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Tribal law and economic development are becoming increasingly connected as businesses and tribal communities explore partnerships to grow economic strength and stability. A special presentation focusing on issues related to these partnerships is being held this Wednesday evening on the Northern Michigan University campus. Earlier today, presenter […]

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UPDATE: Door County, WI Plane Crash Kills Two

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Door County, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Federal investigators are looking into the crash of a small plane last night in a Wisconsin state park on the Door County Peninsula that killed two people. Authorities responded to the crash of a private Cessna 182 airplane at the Peninsula State Park near Ephraim in […]

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Sands Township Garage Destroyed By Fire

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Sands Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters in Marquette County’s Sands Township responded to a garage fire earlier today. The fire was reported around noon at at 625 Miller Road. Firefighters arriving on scene found the garage fully engulfed in flames, and were able to get the fire out in about an […]

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State Senator Tom Casperson Weighs In On Michigan Energy And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to talk about energy issues in Michigan. The Escanaba Republican shared his thoughts on plans being discussed in Lansing to increase Michigan’s energy independence. He addressed some of the challenges […]

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Latest U.P. Honor Flight Heading To D.C. To Honor Veterans

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Peninsula Honor Flight, a local hub of the National Honor Flight Network, is preparing to send out their next flight this week. Scott Knauf, President of Upper Peninsula Honor Flight, called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to talk about […]

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