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MAPS Board Of Ed Opposes DeVos Appointment

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education has formally gone on record to oppose the appointment of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education. In a letter sent to U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, the Board says they have serious concerns about the possible […]

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Ishpeming City Hires New Police Chief

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming has hired a new Chief of Police. According to City Manager Mark Slown, Steve Snowaert has been hired to the post. He will fill the vacancy created when former Chief Dan Willey stepped down to become the Undersheriff with the Marquette County Sheriff’s […]

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Downstate Man Arrested In Houghton Drug Bust

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A downstate man was arrested yesterday on several felony drug counts in the Copper Country. The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team-West says 19-year-old Jon Ettinger of Grand Rapids was arrested after a pair of search warrants were executed at a residence in Houghton. Detectives seized undisclosed amounts […]

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UPAWS Featuring Special Programs This Month

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some special programs are underway at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. Ann Brownell and Kim Randolph UPAWS joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about what’s going on. Brownell talked about a special cat adoption promotion in conjunction with the Best […]

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Pigs N’ Heat Charity Hockey Game Coming Next Month

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual ice hockey battle between Marquette County firefighters and law enforcement personnel is coming to Marquette’s Lakeview Arena next month. Marquette City Firefighter Jeff Haile joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt and Mike today to preview the Pigs N’ Heat charity game, which is set […]

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Ishpeming Microbrewery Closes Indefinitely

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A popular western Marquette County microbrewery has closed it’s doors indefinitely. According to a statement on the Cognition Brewery’s Facebook page, the brewery, located in the lower level of the Mather Inn in Ishpeming, will be closed until further notice. No official reason for the closure was […]

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Car Fire Shuts Down Highway In Negaunee Township

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A portion of US-41 in Negaunee Township was closed down yesterday afternoon as authorities responded to a vehicle fire. The fire was reported just after 1:45 p.m. when the driver had to pull over due to smoke coming from the vehicle. Reports say the driver was […]

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Kivela Co-Chairing Sportsmen’s Caucus In Lansing

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela has been named one of two House co-chairs of the Michigan Sportsmen’s Caucus. The Marquette Democrat joins co-chairs Republican State Representative Triston Cole of Mancelona and State Senators Democrat David Knezek of Dearborn Heights and Republican Mike Green of Mayville. The […]

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Former Marquette Orphanage Renovation Project Moving Ahead On Schedule

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The renovation of the former Holy Name Orphanage in Marquette is on schedule and on budget. Amy Lerlie, Executive Director of Community Action Alger-Marquette, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to share an update. Lerlie said the renovation of the property, now known […]

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NICE Community Schools To Seek Bond Request

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The NICE Community Schools Board of Education has approved a plan to put a bond proposal before voters in the district this spring. The board approved a bond referendum for a point-3 mil increase to raise funds for a $4-point-17 million project to build new gymnasiums […]

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