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Chocolay Lions Club Hosting Annual Easter Egg Hunt This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Chocolay Lions Club in Harvey is hosting their upcoming 15th annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. Pete LaRue, of the Chocolay Lions Club, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about this […]

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Burglar Alarm Investigation Nets Pot Grow Site

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State police at the Iron Mountain Post report the discovery of a marijuana growing operation after they responded to a burglar alarm at a business in Dickinson County’s Breitung Township. Troopers were called to the business just before 1 o’clock this morning by the alarm and […]

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Manistique Home Total Loss After Fire

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a structure fire early this morning in the City of Manistique. Reports say the fire at a home on North 4th Street was called in just after 1:30 a.m., and firefighters arriving on the scene found the front of the building engulfed in flames. […]

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Testing Continues At Portage Lake Lift Bridge

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT says tests of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock are scheduled for this week as part of ongoing maintenance work and will cause brief delays for motorists. Contractors will be performing test lifts of the bridge, requiring brief closures of the bridge to […]

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Women’s Center Welcomes New Executive Director

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette-based Women’s Center has announced a significant restructuring of programs and personnel and has hired Beth Casady as Executive Director. Casady joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss her taking on the position and what the future looks like for the […]

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Seasonal Unemployment Up In State

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in January rose in all of the state’s 17 major labor market areas. State officials say total employment declined in most regions over the month. In January, 12 of the state’s 17 major regions had unemployment rates at or below the national rate […]

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UPPCO Crews Working To Restore Power

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says crews are continuing to work today to restore power in areas affected by the storm that moved across the region. The company says that there are a few remaining outages being worked on in the Houghton area that should be completed […]

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Marquette Commission Selects Hospital Traffic Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has selected a traffic flow plan for the US-41/M-28 corridor adjacent to the new hospital construction project in the city. The Commission voted 5-1 yesterday to move forward with a plan for access from the highway to the Duke LifePoint hospital campus being […]

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Kivela Chides House Beer And Wine Licensing Bill

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela says he voted against a measure in the State House yesterday because it gave an unfair advantage to big box stores over small local businesses. Kivela says House Bill 4895 allows big-box retailers wanting a beer and wine license for their gas stations […]

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Ishpeming Council Seeks DNR Grants For Disc Golf

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council is seeking to get a pair of Michigan DNR grants to help fund construction of eighteen-hole disc golf course at the Al Quaal Recreation Area. The council unanimously passed a motion today at a special meeting to formally request the grant money. If […]

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