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NMU Board Approves Medicinal Horticulture Business Program

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University will offer a new medicinal plant chemistry program next fall. The new four-year degree will combine experimental horticulture and advanced analytical chemistry with an optional entrepreneurial track. The NMU Board of Trustees formally approved the program today. In other business, the board recognized outgoing […]

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Supplemental Budget Bill Includes $1 Million For Mackinac Island

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State Legislature has finalized a supplemental budget bill to the state’s Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget that includes $1 million for improvements at Mackinac Island State Park. Supporters of the bill say the funding will help make improvements to Fort Mackinac and other buildings on the island. […]

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Northern Michigan University Commencement This Weekend

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University is holding their mid-year commencement tomorrow in Marquette. Andre Stringer of Detroit will be the student speaker while Kyle Hantz of Marquette will be the student musical soloist at the ceremony. A new recognition program will debut at graduation. The Students’ Choice Award will […]

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Negaunee Male Chorus Christmas Concert Saturday Night

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Male Chorus is presenting their annual Christmas show this weekend. Chorus members Gary Penhale and Bill Schrandt joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to promote the show. This year’s show, called “Christmas Bells Are Ringing”, is being presented at 7:00 […]

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Super One Foods Has Your Holiday Cookie And Cake Needs Covered

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Super One Foods is set to cover your Christmastime cookie and cake needs. Kimber Thompson, Head Cake Decorator at the Marquette Super One, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to entice you to stop by at their bakery to get what you need. Thompson […]

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Rock The Socks TONIGHT In Marquette At The NMU Hockey Game

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual Rock the Socks campaign by Marquette Alternative High School is wrapping up today with a special event at tonight’s NMU Wildcat Hockey game. Cindy DePetro and Nessa Rombola from MAHS joined Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk […]

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School Closings For Thursday 12/8/16

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  School Closings for Thursday, December 8th, 2016: Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School

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One Injured In Dickinson Co. Rollover Accident

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Norway, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a rollover traffic crash this morning in Dickinson County. It happened on US-2 near the DNR Field Office in Norway around 8:00 a.m. central time. Norway Police say a westbound Ford sedan was stopped on the highway attempting to turn left onto […]

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Negaunee Township Power Plant Public Hearing Set

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Township Board is holding a public hearing tomorrow about the proposed building of an energy-generation plant in the township. Wisconsin-based WE Energies is considering the construction of a $180 million natural gas-fired power plant at an industrial park in Negaunee Township. The Township Board […]

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Ishpeming City Council To Select Mayor Tonight

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming City Council is holding their annual organizational meeting tonight. The Council will select a Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem for the city and will finalize the upcoming year’s meeting schedule. Other items on the agenda include authorizing the Marquette County Land Bank to negotiate on […]

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