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Marquette City Commission Approves Playground Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved the efforts to build an inclusive playground at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. At their regular meeting last night, Commissioners unanimously approved a plan to relocate the effort from Presque Isle Park. The approval sets up the application for possible grant funding […]

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Veterans Town Hall Meetings Tomorrow In Iron Mountain

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain is hosting a pair of Veteran Town Halls this week. The sessions are being held at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, central time, tomorrow. Leaders from the VA medical center and area County Veteran Service Officers […]

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NICE Community Schools Busy Before Holiday Break

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – NICE Community Schools Superintendent Bryan DeAugustine joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to update listeners on the latest happenings in the district. DeAugustine talked about special recognitions received by both students and faculty in the district for various projects and their work in […]

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Salvation Army Bell Ringers Raising Funds For Year-Long Programs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A sure sign of the holiday season is the ubiquitous Salvation Army Red Kettle sidewalk bell ringers. Captain Doug Winters of the Salvation Army in Marquette and Ishpeming joined the SUNNY Morning Show to talk about the annual campaign. Winters discussed what the money raised goes for […]

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State Rep. Kivela Expects “Dark Store” Legislation To Die In Senate This Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela says he believes legislation addressing the so-called “Dark Store” tax issue will not get a hearing this year in the state Senate. Kivela, speaking today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike, said if there is no hearing in […]

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Ishpeming Township Traffic Crash Investigated

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Ishpeming Township. It happened around 12:20 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Cooper Lake Road. Troopers say an SUV driven by 29-year-old Gavin Gibson of Montana pulled out from Cooper Lake […]

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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Immediate Blood Need

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center says there is an immediate need for blood donations across the Upper Peninsula. Officials say there is an immediate need for the following types of blood: O-negative and positive, A-negative and positive and B-negative. Blood donation sites are open in Marquette, Hancock, […]

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City Manager Mike Angeli Previews Tonight’s Marquette City Commission Meeting

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight in Marquette. City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the meeting. Angeli said the commission is scheduled to hear an update on the construction of the new Duke LifePoint […]

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YMCA of Marquette County Continues To Rebuild After Challenging Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – YMCA of Marquette County Interim CEO Jenna Zdunek joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss the difficult year the organization has faced. Zdunek talked about the financial and management challenges that have plagued the Y over the last several months and how […]

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ACTIVE Physical Therapy Says It’s Good For You To Stand Up Straight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – In our latest segment with ACTIVE Physical Therapy, Kristin Cuddie, a physical therapist at the Ishpeming ACTIVE location, joined Mike Plourde to talk about the importance of good posture. Cuddie says posture is one of the key things they discuss with patients and it is important to prevent […]

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