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Two Hurt In U.P. Motorcycle-Van Accident

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Forsyth Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Forsyth Township Police say two people were injured when a motorcycle was struck by a van yesterday evening. The accident happened around 7:15 p.m. at the intersection of M-35 and Johnson Lake Road when the van pulled out into the path of the motorcycle. A man […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight in Marquette. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the meeting’s agenda. Angeli said a good portion of the meeting will be connected to land and property acquisitions […]

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Eastern Upper Peninsula Judge Suspended

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A judge in the eastern Upper Peninsula has been ordered suspended for four months without pay. According to reports, Chippewa County Judge Elizabeth Church was suspended for dismissing charges and tickets without holding a hearing in dozens of cases. The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed […]

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Lawmaker Blasts Northern Michigan Prison Closure

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Traverse City, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Traverse City lawmaker is blasting the decision to close a northern Lower Michigan prison. Republican State Senator Wayne Schmidt says the announced closing of the Pugsley Correctional Facility in Kingsley is a mistake and will have a deep negative impact on the community. The 1300-bed […]

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Stabenow Tours U.P. Small Businesses

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow is meeting with local small business owners in the U.P. today and tomorrow. During the trip, Stabenow will be meeting with manufacturers, store owners, and other entrepreneurs. Stabenow will be meeting with businesses in Delta and Marquette Counties today and will conclude the […]

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Three Hurt In Marquette County Crash

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon in Marquette Township. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 1:20 p.m. on County Road 550 just south of Middle Island Point Road. Deputies say a southbound SUV, driven by a 77-year-old Janice McLean of […]

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Spring Fermentation Celebration Coming To Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A celebration of Michigan-made beer, wine, cider and mead to benefit local charitable and community causes in Marquette County is coming soon. David Gill, President of the Marquette Home Brewers and Kris Thompson, Vice-President, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to promote […]

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Democrat Lon Johnson Continues Campaign For U.S. House

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lon Johnson, Democrat running for the1st Congressional District seat in Michigan, stopped by the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week. Johnson talked about some of the key issues that he is discussing with voter as the criss-crosses the district. He talked about some of […]

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Unemployment Drops In U.P. And State

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in April declined in all of the state’s 17 major labor market areas. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget said the drop in unemployment is following traditional seasonal hiring trends. The state rate for April was 4-point-3 down from 5-point-1 percent […]

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Benishek Passes Bill In U.S. House

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation authored by Upper Michigan Congressman Dan Benishek protecting sportsmen and women’s rights has been passed in the U.S House. Benishek’s measure is called the Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act. Benishek says it would create an “open until closed” policy for sporting use of […]

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