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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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Marquette Commission Selecting Highway Access Plan For Hospital

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is selecting a traffic flow plan for the US-41/M-28 corridor adjacent to the new hospital construction project at a special meeting today. The Commission is deciding on a preferred alternative for access from the highway to the Duke LifePoint hospital campus being built […]

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Vietnam Veterans To Be Recognized At Special Ceremonies

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain and the VA Vet Center in Escanaba will be holding Vietnam War Commemoration events on Tuesday, March 29th to thank and honor Veterans of the Vietnam War and their families. Brad Nelson, Public Affairs Officer with the […]

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Econ Club Hosts Douglas George, Consul General of Canada

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Economic Club of Marquette County is presenting their latest speaker on Monday, March 21st in Marquette. Econ Club spokesman Tom Baldini stopped by The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the speech and dinner meeting and encourage listeners to take part […]

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR THURSDAY, 3/17/2016

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Heavy, wet snow around the central and western U.P. has resulted in tricky driving conditions due to slippery roads.  As a result, there are some school closings for today. SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR THURSDAY, March 17, 2016: Negaunee Public Schools Ishpeming Schools NICE Community Schools Powell Township School […]

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Sloppy And Wet Weather Hits Region

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow through 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. A mix of rain and snow this afternoon over the western Marquette County highlands and will change to all snow by later tonight across the […]

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Pigs-N-Heat Charity Hockey Game Tonight In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette’s Lakeview Arena will be the site of the annual Pigs N’ Heat charity hockey game between Marquette County firefighters and law enforcement personnel tonight. The game draws fans from all over Marquette County and raises thousands of dollars to assist fire victims. The proceeds from the […]

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