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Marquette County Courthouse Remains Closed

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County officials say the county courthouse has been closed for the day due to a power outage. According to a statement from County Administrator Scott Erbisch, the courthouse and annex buildings are closed because of an electrical transformer failure. The Sheriff’s Office and Jail are open […]

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Critical Need for Blood In Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with the U.P. Regional Blood Center in Marquette say there is currently a serious shortage of several types of blood across the Upper Peninsula. The critical need is for O-positive and negative, A-positive and negative, B-negative, and AB-positive types of blood in all service areas of […]

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Dark Stores Issue Focus Of New Documentary Premiering This Week

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Citizens for a Fair Share and Save MQT, Save MI will be hosting the showing of the documentary “Boxed In” on Wednesday, August 24th in the Community Room at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette at 7:00 pm. B.R.I.T.E. Stores Initiative founder Brian Kerrigan […]

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NMU President Fritz Erickson Discusses New School Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s the first day of classes for the fall semester at Northern Michigan University in Marquette. NMU President Fritz Erickson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to talk about the start of the semester and what’s ahead this year for the university. […]

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Houghton Co. State Campground Remains Closed

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR says the Emily Lake State Forest Campground in Houghton County will remain closed for the next few weeks as clean-up from recent severe thunderstorms continues. Officials say the campground will remain closed until site work is done, and some sites will remain closed until […]

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Snyder And Others Outline U.P. Energy Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder joined representatives from Cliffs Natural Resources and the WEC Energy Group yesterday in Marquette to comment on the recently-announced energy agreement between the companies and the state. The $255 million, 20-year plan calls for the building and operation of two new electricity generating power […]

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Downtown Marquette Streets Reopened

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is letting motorists know that a long-running street project in the downtown is wrapping up. Spring Street from Third Street to Fourth Street is again open to through traffic. Also, Fourth Street is open from Baraga Avenue to Washington Street. Drivers should use […]

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Dead River Derby Hosting Their Latest Bout In Marquette This Weekend

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette’s Dead River Derby rolls back into action at home at Lakeview Arena this weekend. Dead River Derby teammates Glory Sparks and Phee Nix stopped in this morning to chat with Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike about their latest matchup. Sparks […]

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Governor Rick Snyder Discusses U.P. Issues During Great Lakes Radio Visit

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder joined News Director Walt Lindala for an exclusive interview this morning at the Great Lakes Radio studios during a stop in Marquette. Snyder discussed a series of topics of importance to Upper Michigan ranging from energy and infrastructure needs to the forest products […]

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UPAWS Busy With Plenty Of Activities Heading Into Fall

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s a busy time of the year at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, or UPAWS. Ann Brownell with UPAWS joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to remind everybody about a couple of key events coming up in the next few weeks. The first […]

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