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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Norway will receive $5.6 million to support necessary improvements to its water and wastewater system. The funds come as part of the 2014 Farm Bill, which increased funding for U-S-D-A Rural Development Water and Environmental programs. President Obama signed the Farm Bill into law […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University have selected a new president for the university. During a special public meeting this morning on campus, the NMU Board of Trustees selected Fritz Erickson as the university’s 15th president, effective July 1st. Erickson was one of four finalists for the position. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Wolf Management Advisory Council will be meeting tomorrow in St.Ignace. At the session, staff from the D-N-R’s Wildlife Division will update the council on a variety of wolf management issues and gather input from council members regarding implementation of the Department’s Wolf Management Plan. The council […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has announced the keynote speaker for Spring Commencement. Teri List-Stoll of Chicago, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Kraft Foods Group, will speak at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 3rd. List-Stoll, who graduated from NMU in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The two Ishpeming men convicted in a torturing and kidnapping case received their sentences today  in Marquette County Circuit Court. 44-year-old Jason Sadowski and 66-year-old Charles Cope were convicted in March for the kidnapping and torture of two women last July in Ishpeming. Judge Jennifer Mazzuchi sentenced […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The SIR Federal Credit Union will soon be going through some changes as they plan to join up with Honor Credit Union. SIR FCU CEO Ron Lauren joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to discuss the merger and what it will bring to members […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly are hosting their first Easter Dinner in Marquette this Sunday. Executive Director Cathy Aten called in to The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to let area listeners know about the dinner and how to take part. Aten said […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Public Schools Board of Education has selected a a new District Superintendent. At a special meeting last night, the Board voted to hire Dru Milliron to the post. The final vote of the Board was four to three to hire Milliron. Milliron comes to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is praising Governor Rick Snyder’s decision to declare a state of emergency for communities in Marquette County. In a statement released yesterday, Kivela said he was happy that the governor made the declaration of state help for dealing with frozen water […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a bill to provide financial assistance to U.P. communities struggling with the frozen water lines that have not requested a state of emergency declaration from the governor. The Calumet Democrat says due to the extreme cold weather this winter […]

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