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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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UPHS Breaks Ground For New Marquette Hospital

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System broke ground yesterday for their new hospital in Marquette. The project features a 500,000 square-foot state-of-the-art medical facility and an 80,000 square-foot adjoining medical office building. The hospital campus is being constructed on Baraga Avenue in the location of the former City […]

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Counterfeit Money Found In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County authorities say there are counterfeit $100 bills circulating in the area. Forsyth Township and Marquette City Police say multiple counterfeit $100 bills have turned up at locations in the city and the Township. Police say the bills look very realistic but are not able to […]

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Marquette Planning Commission Forum Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette Planning Commission is hosting a public forum tonight in Marquette. The forum is being held to share ideas and gather public input on how to appropriately regulate short-term and other rental properties in the city. The Planning Commission says the forum is being […]

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Strong Storms Hit Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Strong storms that moved across the central U.P. yesterday afternoon resulted in a pair of reported tornadoes. According to the National Weather Service in Negaunee Township, the first apparent tornado touched down near the Marquette/Baraga County line. Damage included snapped White Pine trees 12-18″ in diameter. The […]

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Marquette Area Public Schools Wrapping Up School Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Area Public Schools Superintendent Bill Saunders joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for the Tuesday Morning Superintendent Series. Saunders talked about the projects in the works in the district following the recent passing of a bond proposal by voters. He thanked the […]

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Township House Fire Remains Under Investigation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire crews battled a house fire in Marquette Township for several hours yesterday. The fire at a home on South Vandenboom Road was reported around 4:00 p.m. Reports say the family was not at home at the time of the fire and their pets were evacuated from […]

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