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Marquette Chamber Director Discusses Marquette’s Economic Future

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The economic future of Marquette and the surrounding region is based on groups working together and looking past traditional economic development plans. That’s the thought of Marquette Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jason Schneider. Schneider joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today and talked […]

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Gretchen Whitmer Discusses Her Run For Governor

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gretchen Whitmer, Democrat running for Governor, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike during a recent campaign swing through Marquette. Whitmer, a former state Senator, Senate Democratic Leader and member of the state House of Representatives also recently served as the Ingham County Prosecutor She […]

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UP 200 Shortened But Successful

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Despite a shortened race trail due to unseasonably warm weather, officials with the UP Sled Dog Association are reporting a very successful running of the UP 200 Sled Dog Race. The warm weather created a lack of snow that forced the race to finish in Chocolay Township […]

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Ice Climber Injured In Alger Co. Fall

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Alger County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew from Traverse City assisted with the rescue of an injured ice climber in Alger County Friday evening. The crew was called in to airlift the unidentified woman out of a remote area at the Pictured Rocks Ice Caves after she […]

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Ishpeming Fire Under Investigation

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a structure fire in Ishpeming yesterday afternoon. The fire was called in around 3:00 p.m. at an unoccupied residence at 600 North 1st Street on the corner of North 1st and East High Street. Fire crews were called from several surrounding communities and flames […]

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Casperson Says Dark Stores Issue Gaining Traction With Downstate Colleagues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says the so-called “dark stores” issue is gaining traction with downstate lawmakers who are preparing to take the matter up in the state legislature. The Escanaba Republican joined fellow State Senator Margaret O’Brien, a Kalamazoo County Republican, today on the SUNNY Morning Show […]

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Snyder Discusses U.P. Energy, Ending Income Taxes And State Budget

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder checked in today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about several topics. Snyder said after meeting with stakeholders yesterday at the U.P. Energy Summit in Marquette, he felt that Upper Michigan energy issues are getting addressed and progress is […]

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UP 200 Weekend Is Upon Us And It’s “All Systems Go!”

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The UP Sled Dog Association says it’s time to go mushing! Ross Anthony, UPSDA Board Member and race start/finish coordinator, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to share the latest information. He said the Race Headquarters is up and running at the […]

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Marquette Business Hosting Open House This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Carrie Miller, owner and stylist at Better Hair Daze and Sunny Daze Tanning in Marquette, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about her business. She talked about taking the operation over last summer on July 1st from the previous owner, who said […]

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Marquette Area Public Schools Opening Kindergarten Registration And Studying Solar Energy

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Area Public Schools Superintendent Bill Saunders joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for the latest installment of the Tuesday Morning Superintendent Series. Saunders said that Kindergarten Registration is coming up in early March and will be held this year in a new […]

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