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Fatal Menominee County Crash Under Investigation

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post are investigating a fatal traffic crash last night in Menominee County. It happened around 8:30pm, central time, on US2/41 just west of the 557 intersection in Harris Township. Witnesses said a westbound pickup, driven by 84-year-old Wayne Miller of Spaulding, crashed […]

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Dianda Chides Democrats For Assault Weapon Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker is criticizing his State House Democratic colleagues for legislation making owning an assault weapon a felony. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda of Calumet says the bills, introduced this week by downstate Democrats, are out of touch with U.P. values. One of the […]

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Eastern U.P. Man Found Guilty In Drunk Driving Trial

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Charlevoix, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An eastern U.P. man has been found guilty in a drunk driving crash that claimed the life of 17-year-old Mitchell Snyder of St. Ignace last year. 41-year-old Darrel Lovegrove of St. Ignace was found guilty yesterday in Circuit Court in Charlevoix of Operating Under The Influence of […]

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Governor Snyder Declares Emergency For Marquette County

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has declared a state of disaster for Marquette County after severe weather this week caused flooding and significant destruction to roadways in Chocolay, Skandia and West Branch townships. With the declaration, Snyder has made available all state resources in cooperation with local recovery efforts […]

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FOX Friday: Mark Sundberg Discusses Pickups And Year-End Deals At FOX Negaunee

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – This time around on FOX Friday, Mark Sundberg joined us from Fox Negaunee to talk about the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and RAM deals on the lot. Sundberg talked about the 2016 RAM pickups and other vehicles that have some significant discounts happening as the calendar year comes to […]

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Bissell Foundation “Empty The Shelters” Event Tomorrow At UPAWS

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Shelter is taking part in a statewide event tomorrow to help get animals adopted. Ann Brownell from UPAWS stopped in on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to share the details about the Bissell Foundation’s “Empty The Shelters” event. Brownell […]

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“Cabaret” Takes The Stage At The Vista Theater In Negaunee

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The latest Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council production is in it’s second week on the stage at the historic Vista Theater in downtown Negaunee. Andrew “Bear” Tyler joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the show “Cabaret”. Tyler talked about the story of […]

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Man Arrested After Car Chase And Driving Into Menominee River

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Kingsford, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Kingsford Public Safety arrested one person this morning after an attempted traffic stop turned into a chase over state lines. Officers tried to stop a vehicle for traffic violations around 1:30 am, central time, but the driver did not stop and officers gave chase. They chased the […]

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Clean Up From Floods Continuing In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Damage assessment continues today after heavy rains caused flooding along the Chocolay River in Marquette County. State Police say US-41 has now been re-opened to through traffic between Heidtman Road and Yalmer Road. The highway was closed pending a full inspection of the bridge over the river. […]

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U.P. Artists Have Successful Showing At ArtPrize In Grand Rapids

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The recent collaboration of arts and tourism groups created a successful opportunity for Upper Michigan art to be seen on an international stage at the annual ArtPrize event in downstate Grand Rapids. Tiina Harris, Arts & Culture Manager with the City of Marquette, and Pasqua Warstler, Artistic […]

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