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Ishpeming Receives Blight Elimination Grant

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming is receiving one of more than $11.7 million in blight elimination grants awarded to 10 cities and counties across Michigan. The city, in partnership with the Marquette County Land Bank Authority, is receiving a $250,000 grant for alleviating blight to improve neighborhoods. Local […]

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United Way Of Marquette County Launches Campaign

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The United Way of Marquette County has officially kicked off their annual fundraising campaign. At a special kick-off event yesterday in Marquette, United Way introduced this year’s campaign co-chairs: Natasha Lantz and Mike Angeli III. Last year, the United Way of Marquette County raised and distributed over […]

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It’s Time To Shred At Honor Credit Union!

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Honor Credit Union is presenting an opportunity for you to protect your personal information this Saturday in Marquette. Jaime Gollakner, Negaunee Branch Manager, and Amy Anderson, Marquette Branch Manager with Honor Credit Union, joined the SUNNY morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about Shred Day. […]

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U.P. Fall Beer Festival Coming This Weekend To Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 8th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival is happening this Saturday afternoon at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. Scott Graham, Executive Director of the Michigan Brewers Guild, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the event. Graham said over 80 different […]

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West End and Marquette YMCA Facilites Ready For Fall

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County has a variety of fall programs getting started at their west end location in Negaunee and at their Marquette location. Rachel Berglund, West End Director with the Y, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a Y Wednesday […]

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Dead River Derby Hosting Final Home Bout Of The Season Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette’s Dead River Derby is back in action at home at Lakeview Arena this weekend for their final home bout of the season. DRD Dames Glory Sparks and Phee Nix joined Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the bout. […]

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13th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest Set To Go This Weekend In Marquette, MI

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 13th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest is happening this weekend at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in downtown Marquette. Marquette Area Blues Society President Mark Hamari and Festival Entertainment Director Mark Stonerock joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the weekend’s events and […]

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Game Preview: Negaunee Miners Set To Take On The Calumet Copper Kings

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – The Negaunee Miner football team hits the road today to take on the Calumet Copper Kings. Voice of the Negaunee Miners on SUNNY fm, Mark Evans, joined Sports Director Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the match up. They discussed […]

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Annual ArtPrize Event In Grand Rapids To Specially Feature U.P. Artists

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A collaboration of arts and tourism groups have created an opportunity for Upper Michigan art to be seen on an international stage. Tiina Harris, Arts & Culture Manager with the City of Marquette, and Pasqua Warstler, Artistic Director of the Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba joined the […]

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Flags To Be Lowered In Honor Of U.P. Firefighters

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff tomorrow and Thursday across the state in honor of two members of the Beartown Fire Department from Baraga who died last Saturday. 23-year-old James Shelifoe, Jr. and 25-year-old Alan Swartz, both of Baraga, […]

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