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Hockeyville Voting For Lakeview Arena Continues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s a major hockey event every year and this year, Lakeview Arena in Marquette is one of four stadiums in the U.S. that could win the $150,000 Kraft Hockeyville grand prize. Now into the second round of voting, the next phase of voting has started today with […]

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Gwinn School District Bond Proposal Vote Nears

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community School District is continuing to work to educate voters about an upcoming bond proposal. District Superintendent Tom Jayne joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to remind listeners that the election is coming up on May 3rd. Jayne said the […]

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Cambensy Declares Run For 109th District State House Seat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Current Marquette City Commissioner Sara Cambensy has filed paperwork to run for the 109th District State House seat held by former Marquette Mayor John Kivela. In a statement released this afternoon, Cambensy said she is entering the race to address issues facing the U.P. that need immediate […]

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No Child Wet Behind Seeking Diaper Donations To Help Families

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Melinda Britton joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the No Child Wet Behind diaper drive. Britton said the effort is to both raise awareness and get diaper donations for diaper need as 1 in 3 families with diaper aged children […]

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Casperson Discusses Controversial LGBTQ Student Legislation Proposal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss legislation in response to a state Department of Education Draft Guidance document entitled “Safe and Supportive Learning Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Students.” The Escanaba Republican said the […]

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Man Held For Attempted Murder In Escanaba Assault

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety have released more information about a weekend assault case. Officers were called out around 2:15 a.m. Saturday to the 1200 block of 1st Avenue on a report of a man being discovered severely beaten and covered in blood. The victim, who is only being […]

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One Hurt In Houghton County Car-Pedestrian Accident

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Calumet Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a weekend car-pedestrian accident in Houghton County. The accident happened just after 3:30 p.m. Saturday on US-41 near Union Street in Calumet Township. State Police at the Calumet Post say a 60-year-old Calumet man was northbound on US-41 when a 48-year-old […]

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Wisconsin Man Dies In U.P. Kayak Accident

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Ironwood Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post and Deputies with the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department responded to a kayaking accident on Saturday that claimed the life of a Wisconsin man. Officers were called out around 2:30 p.m., central time, to the Black River in Ironwood Township near […]

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Lift Bridge Testing Continues This Week

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More tests of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock are being done this week. The Michigan department of transportation says the testing is part of ongoing maintenance work and will likely result in brief delays for motorists. The delays will last 10 to 15 […]

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Annual Food Drive Wraps Up Tomorrow In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major food drive is being completed tomorrow in Western Marquette County. “Project: Feed A Neighbor” is a coordinated effort to benefit the food pantries of the Salvation Army and St. Vincent dePaul stores in Ishpeming and Negaunee. Drive organizer Dick Derby joined the SUNNY Morning Show […]

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