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Energy Center Engine Transport Project Continues In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Crews in the City of Marquette are continuing the work of the moving of three large engines from the the lake shore to the construction site of the Marquette Board of Light and Power’s new Marquette Energy Center. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning […]

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KBIC To Aid Marquette Water Rescue Efforts

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is providing new robotic lifesaving equipment to first responders in Marquette to enhance their water rescue capabilities. The Great Lakes Unmanned Systems Center, a subsidiary of the KBIC’s economic development corporation, is delivering two Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard Emergency Rescue Systems to […]

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Legislation Addresses Michigan Veterans Facility Issues

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation creating a new state veteran’s authority to start establishing new facilities in the state was introduced in the House and Senate yesterday. The proposal establishes the Michigan Veterans’ Facility Authority to work in partnership with the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. MVAA would continue for the time […]

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Dianda Calls AG Schuette To Investigate Senate Office Building Deal

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling on Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette to investigate the state Senate involvement in a Lansing office building. Dianda says he wants an investigation into possible waste, fraud and abuse of power by former Senate Majority Leader […]

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“Project Keep Kids Warm” Hits Phase Two This Saturday In Western Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A winter clothing drive is being completed this weekend in western Marquette County. The 7th Annual “Project Keep Kids Warm” is coordinated by Wesley United Methodist Church in Ishpeming and St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Negaunee and will benefit needy families in western Marquette County. Project coordinator […]

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Negaunee Schools Off To A Good Start This Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Public Schools are off to a good start for this school year. Superintendent Dan Skewis joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike for the latest “Superintendent Series” to share an update on things happening in the Miner Nation. Skewis talked about a shocking […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County Updating Their “Reach And Rise” Mentor Program

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is making some changes to their “Reach and Rise” program to increase the opportunities for those who wish to become mentors. Melissa DeMarse, Reach and Rise Program Leader at the Y, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for […]

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The Wait Is Over For “Waiting For Wiig”

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – “Waiting For Wiig”, an independent short film shot at locations around Marquette County with a cast of local talent has it’s Irontown Premiere tonight. The film’s producer/director and diffident subject, Steven Wiig, and the film’s producer/screenwriter, Kyle Hulkonen, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike […]

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Bill Ballenger Discusses The 2016 Election In Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan political expert Bill Ballenger joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss the major races facing voters in the U.P. and the rest of the state heading to the polls in November. Ballenger discussed the race for President, U.S. House in the […]

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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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