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DNR Says Supplemental Deer Feeding Permits Available

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan D-N-R says winter supplemental deer feeding permits are now available for areas across the southern U.P. The permits allow private citizens and outdoors groups to provide supplemental feed for deer during the winter months and are issued by local DNR wildlife biologists under certain provisions. […]

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NMU Football Player Death Investigated

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Northern Michigan University say a member of the university’s football team has died. Sophomore Anthony Herbert of downstate Lapeer was found dead yesterday morning in his residence hall. An investigation continues into the cause of Herbert’s death, but reports say foul play and drug or […]

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Marquette Area Public Schools Seek Community Input For Latest Strategic Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools are entering into their latest round of strategic planning and they are looking for input from the community. MAPS Superintendent Bill Saunders joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the effort. Saunders said the district will […]

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Panel Discussion Addresses The Many Costs Of Opioid Addiction

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A panel discussion on what opioid addiction costs our community, families and citizens is being held tomorrow in Marquette. Kelly Sager, Certified Prevention Specialist at MARESA, and Amy Poirier, Foundation Coordinator at Great Lakes Recovery Centers, joined Mike Plourde this morning to talk about the event. Sager […]

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Freezing Rain Closes Schools In Menominee Co.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Freezing rain is making for icy roads in the south-central U.P. this morning. Authorities in Menominee County are reporting slippery roads due freezing conditions and wet road surfaces. Menominee, North Central, Stephenson and Carney-Nadeau Schools are closed this morning due to the icy roads. State Police are […]

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Winter Events Abound In The West End Of Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce is keeping busy as the winter months continue. Executive Director Danielle LaCavalla joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to share some of the highlights on the calendar for activities in the West End of Marquette County for […]

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Senator Tom Casperson Discusses New Legislative Session

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a legislative update. The Escanaba Republican talked about the key issues important to the U.P. that he expects to see further legislative action on in the new session that began last week. […]

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Search Continues For Missing Hancock Man

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the search for a missing Hancock man. 33-year-old Kenneth Ryan Clark, who is known by the name Ryan, was last seen at his home around 11:30 p.m. last Thursday. Clark is described as a white male, approximately 5’10” to 6 […]

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U.P. DNR Officer Saves Three Lives In Two Incidents

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan D-N-R says an Upper Michigan Conservation Officer rescued three people last week in separate incidents. Officer Mike Evink responded to a Schoolcraft County residence last Wednesday where a propane delivery man and the homeowner had been overcome by carbon monoxide. Evink was able to open […]

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MLK Day Activities Underway In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Events honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are taking place throughout the state today for MLK Day. This is a national holiday so government offices are closed as are many schools, banks and other businesses. A week-long series of events at Northern Michigan University kick […]

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