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Special Presentation At NMU Focuses On Tribal Law And Economic Development

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Tribal law and economic development are becoming increasingly connected as businesses and tribal communities explore partnerships to grow economic strength and stability. A special presentation focusing on issues related to these partnerships is being held this Wednesday evening on the Northern Michigan University campus. Earlier today, presenter […]

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UPDATE: Door County, WI Plane Crash Kills Two

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Door County, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Federal investigators are looking into the crash of a small plane last night in a Wisconsin state park on the Door County Peninsula that killed two people. Authorities responded to the crash of a private Cessna 182 airplane at the Peninsula State Park near Ephraim in […]

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Sands Township Garage Destroyed By Fire

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Sands Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters in Marquette County’s Sands Township responded to a garage fire earlier today. The fire was reported around noon at at 625 Miller Road. Firefighters arriving on scene found the garage fully engulfed in flames, and were able to get the fire out in about an […]

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State Senator Tom Casperson Weighs In On Michigan Energy And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to talk about energy issues in Michigan. The Escanaba Republican shared his thoughts on plans being discussed in Lansing to increase Michigan’s energy independence. He addressed some of the challenges […]

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Latest U.P. Honor Flight Heading To D.C. To Honor Veterans

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Peninsula Honor Flight, a local hub of the National Honor Flight Network, is preparing to send out their next flight this week. Scott Knauf, President of Upper Peninsula Honor Flight, called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to talk about […]

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Vista Theater Celebrating 90 Years In Downtown Negaunee

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Historic Vista Theater in Downtown Negaunee is presenting their 90th Anniversary Celebration this week. This enjoyable evening of history, music, food and fun is hosted by Executive Director Andrew ‘Bear’ Tyler and directed by Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council Vice President Sara Perfetti. Tyler and Perfetti joined […]

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Search For Three Missing U.P. Boaters Continuing

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Crews with the United States and Canadian Coast Guard are continuing to search a 15-hundred mile area of Lake Superior along the Keweenaw Peninsula for two adults and a child who went missing Saturday night during a fishing trip. Authorities say 61-year-old Keith Karvonen of Atlantic Mine […]

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Small Plane Crash Reported On Door County Peninsula

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Ephraim, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is underway into a reported crash of a small plane last night in a Wisconsin state park on the Door County Peninsula. Reports say the U.S. Coast Guard responded to the crash of a private Cessna airplane at the Peninsula State Park near Ephraim in […]

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DNR Re-Opens Baraga County Lake Access Space

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The DNR has reopened the boating access site at Parent Lake in Baraga County. The access site had been closed since Monday for an improvement project. Crews replaced the concrete ramp, resurfaced the parking lot and reinstalled a courtesy pier. Parent Lake is situated just south of […]

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NMU Seeks Public Comment On Academic Programs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University is looking to hear from the public about the quality of their academic programs. The public comment is being gathered as part of the university’s evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission. The HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central United States. […]

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