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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Public Schools Board of Education has selected a new Superintendent for the district. At a special meeting last night, the Board unanimously voted to offer the job to John Summerhill, who was one of two finalists for the position. Summerhill was previously the Principal at […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. Pink Power volunteers are taking part in an annual 17 mile Walk-A-Thon this Saturday to raise money to purchase Automated External Defibrillators for the U.P. Sally Searle, U.P. Pink Power member joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to talk about the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan Health Promotion Office is presenting a unique opportunity for people to find out more about the dangers of smoking. Alex Kerlin, Student Health Educator and Lenny Shible, Health Promotions Specialist at NMU joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to promote the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Eight U.P. counties will be splitting just over $2.2 million in federal funding for support of public schools and roads. The funding from a package of over $3.1 million through the U.S. Forest Service’s Secure Rural Schools program, which provides payments to communities where national forestland is […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the Huron Mountain Club that claims construction of the Eagle Mine will spoil the environment in northern Marquette County. Published reports today say the Court will not intervene in a dispute over construction of the mine launched by […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters from the Negaunee City Fire Department were called out to a structure fire early this morning. The fire was reported just after 2:30 a.m. at 119 East Peck Street. Firefighters arriving on the scene say flames were visible shooting out of a second story window on […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing their investigation into an early-morning weekend shooting incident. Officers were called out to a residence on the 200 block of West Bluff Street around 2:30 a.m. yesterday on the report of a shooting. Officers arriving on the scene found two people who […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has announced his intention to run for state Senate. Adam Robarge says he will be formally announcing his candidacy for Michigan’s 38th District Senate seat at a community event tomorrow in Marquette. Robarge, who is running as a Democrat against incumbent Republican Senator Tom […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in February increased in 15 of the state’s 17 major labor market regions. Only the Monroe and Flint areas recorded a decline in their jobless rate during the month, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. The […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Most of the Upper Peninsula will see several inches of wet, heavy snow, which will make travel difficult. The Michigan Department of Transportation advised motorists to cancel their Friday travel plans if possible. Spokesman Dan Weingarten in Ishpeming said that M-DOT plows, along with those from the […]

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