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Y Wednesday Update: LIVESTRONG Program Seeks New Participants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is looking for new participants for the LIVESTRONG Program. Christina Bennett, Healthy Living Leader at the Y, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for Y Wednesday to talk about the program. Bennett explained that the LIVESTRONG program is […]

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Blemke Bound Over For Trial For Murder

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man has been bound over to Circuit Court for allegedly stabbing a Marquette man to death last month. 24-year-old Derek Blemke is charged with open murder in the death of 21-year-old Brandon LaFarve at an apartment at 2050 Wright Street in Marquette on June 24th. […]

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Feds Fine Enbridge For MI Oil Spill

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fines have been announced against Enbridge Energy over the oil spill in the Kalamazoo River in lower Michigan back in 2010. Final fines of 61-million dollars have been levied by the EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice for the 843-thousand gallons of oil that spilled into […]

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Garage Fire In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters in the City of Marquette responded to a garage fire this morning. The fire was called in around 7:30 am at 337 Fisher Street. Fire crews arriving on the scene found smoke coming from the garage eaves, window and door openings. The fire was contained to […]

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Neighbors Night Out Events To Meet Law Enforcement Coming Next Month

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An effort to prevent crime in local communities is coming to Marquette County early next month. The Neighbors Night Out is an effort that encourages communities to hold block parties, barbecues or other safe, alcohol-free parties so people can get to know their neighbors and their law […]

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Two Ishpeming Men Killed In Plane Crash

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Marquette County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Traffic Safety Board are working to determine the cause of the crash of a small plane last night in Marquette County that killed two people. It happened just after 8:00 p.m. in Ely Township, near a grassy […]

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Four Injured In Head-On Crash

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Grand Marais, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash yesterday in Alger County. Authorities say it happened around 11:30 a.m. on M-77 near Grand Marais when a southbound pickup truck crossed the center line and hit a northbound SUV head-on. The driver of the pickup, a 26-year-old […]

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James & The Giant Peach JR. Premieres This Week In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cast and crew are putting the finishing touches on Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach JR. Susan Candey, the Director of the show, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the production. Candey said the show actually has two full casts […]

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Senator Tom Casperson Discusses Gogebic County Storm Damage

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson checked in on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a legislative update. Casperson talked about a tour he took this past weekend assessing the storm damage in Gogebic County and how the state and Governor Snyder are working to […]

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UPAWS Hosting Special Events This Week

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, or UPAWS, is keeping busy this week with some special events. Ann Brownell from UPAWS joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to share the details of what’s going on. Brownell gave a preview of the “Find a […]

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