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Bay College Makes $1.2 Million In Budget Cuts

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bay College has announced a series of budget cuts at their Escanaba and Iron Mountain campuses to address a deficit of over one million dollars. Officials say enrollment drops and a double-digit percentage increase in health care costs resulted in the need for the financial adjustments. Faculty […]

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Four Arrested For Drugs And Weapons In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police arrested four people yesterday on drug and weapons charges after a traffic stop. The incident happened just after 5:00 p.m. on McClellan Avenue near Center Street when police stopped a vehicle and found undisclosed amounts of methamphetamine, ecstacy and marijuana and a firearm in […]

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Bowl For Kids’ Sake Is This Week In Marquette And Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette & Alger Counties is coming up this week in two locations. BB/BS Executive Director Jayne Letts visited the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to encourage you to build a team […]

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Recycling Survey To Be Discussed In Marquette Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Results of a recent city-wide community recycling survey in Marquette will be shared with city officials this evening. Residents were surveyed last October by students in an Environmental Studies class at Northern Michigan University to gather information on community recycling habits and make recommendations for improvement. The […]

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Guilty Verdict in Carll Trial In Delta County

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wetmore man has been found guilty on four felony counts in connection with a fatal traffic accident last summer in Bark River. The verdicts were handed down today in the trial of 19-year-old Dalton Carll in Delta County Circuit Court. Carll was the driver a pickup […]

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State Police Investigate UPAWS Break-In

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at Negaunee Post are investigating an overnight break-in at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. The facility is located on Snowfield Road in Negaunee Township. The break-in was discovered by employees upon opening for business today. An unknown suspect or suspects gained entry into […]

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Peter White Public Library Selects New Director

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new director of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette has been selected. The Library Board of Trustees voted to offer the position to Andrea Ingmire of Indiana at a special meeting last night. Ingmire is currently the library director at the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library […]

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Vegas Fun Night Fundraiser At Northern Michigan University

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The NAS 288 The Politics of Indian Gaming class at Northern Michigan University is hosting a Vegas Fun Night this week on campus. Dr. Martin Reinhardt, faculty member with the NMU Center For Native American Studies, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to […]

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Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan…And More Snow!

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Next week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan. Matt Zika with the National Weather Service office in Negaunee joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about being ready for rapidly changing Michigan spring weather. Zika said it’s a good time of […]

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School Closings & Delays For Thursday 4/7/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A mix of freezing drizzle and snow has made for very slippery road conditions around the central U.P. this morning.  As a result, we have several school closings and delays.  Here’s our latest list: Marquette Area Public Schools & Marquette Head Start Centers Father Marquette North Star […]

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