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Snyder Visits Marquette On U.P. Tour

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder will be in Marquette today as part of his current tour across the U.P. He will be speaking at a ceremony this afternoon at 4:30 celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. The event is being held at the city’s […]

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Escanaba Motel Robbed Overnight

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety is investigating an armed robbery at an area hotel early this morning. Officers were called to the Quality Inn and Suites on North Lincoln Road around 12:30 a.m. Reports say two masked men had entered the motel, demanded money from the front desk clerk […]

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Structure Fire In Ishpeming

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Fire Department was called out to a structure fire last night. Firefighters were called to 712 E. Empire Street around 10:30 p.m. and found moderate smoke coming from an attached garage. The building had light smoke in three apartments which were ventilated by firefighters. Ishpeming […]

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“Butterflies Are Free” At The Lake Superior Theatre In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The latest Lake Superior Theatre production, “Butterflies are Free” opens on Tuesday, August 16th at 7:30pm. Brady Skewis, one of the cast members of the show, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the production. Skewis, who plays the male lead in […]

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Marquette Chamber Promotes Shopping Local And Calls for More Governmental Transparency

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Chamber of Commerce is actively promoting shopping locally to support area merchants. Executive Director Jason Schneider joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about a planned promotional effort spearheaded by the Chamber to encourage residents to shop locally. Schneider also […]

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Casperson Discusses Snyder Visit To U.P., Upcoming Legislative Session And Congressional Run

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson called in this morning for a legislative update. The Escanaba Republican joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about several topics. Casperson talked about this week’s U.P. State Fair in Escanaba and the upcoming visit of Governor Rick Snyder […]

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Meth Lab Discovered In Big Bay Campground

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Big Bay, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team and State Police from the Negaunee Post investigated a suspected meth lab at Perkins Park Campground in Big Bay yesterday. Troopers were at the campground investigating an assault at a nearby store. They found the assault suspect at […]

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“Do It For Daniel” Documentary Premieres This Weekend

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Premiere events for the documentary film “Do It For Daniel” are happening this weekend in Ishpeming. The film tells the story of Daniel Olson, an all-state athlete from Ishpeming High School who ended his life in 2012 after a lengthy battle with depression. Daniel’s father, Ishpeming Hematite […]

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Long-Distance U.P. Phone System Problems Fixed

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at Regional Dispatch in Negaunee say telephone outages that were being reported yesterday over a wide area of the U.P. have been repaired. The service outages appear to have been isolated to long distance calls via land lines. Authorities say that 9-1-1 service and […]

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Marquette Streets Closing Due To Bike Race

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is reminding motorists of a series of street closures going into effect tomorrow morning for the annual “Ore to Shore” Mountain Bike Race. Starting at 6 a.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard, and Powder Mill Road from County Road 550 […]

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