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Election Results For Tuesday, 3/8/2016

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was the winner in Tuesday’s Michigan Democratic presidential primary. Several polls had former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with the advantage heading into the election, but Sanders was able to close the gap and squeeze out a narrow win. Leading up to the […]

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Ishpeming Public Schools Celebrate Hematite Boys Basketball Win Over Rival Negaunee

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Public Schools Superintendent Carrie Meyer joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a district update. Meyer talked about a the upset win by the IHS Boys Basketball team over the rival Negaunee Miners last night in MHSAA Playoff action. Sports Guy Mike […]

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ACTIVE Physical Therapy Can Get You Ready For Summer Workouts

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – This time around on out ACTIVE Physical Therapy Update, we heard from ACTIVE’s Joe Lewis about getting ready for the summer and more. Lewis, a Physical Therapist Assistant with ACTIVE Physical Therapy, joined Mike Plourde to talk about physical therapy rehab options and getting athletes and others back […]

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U.P. Hospitals Restrict Visitors Due To Illness

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Due to high numbers of respiratory illness and flu, UP Health System has implemented visitor restrictions until further notice in both their Marquette and Ishpeming hospitals. Officials say that at UP Health Systems Marquette and Bell, children under the age of 14 are not permitted to visit […]

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State Rep. John Kivela Discusses Drunk Driving Arrest And Personal Recovery

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about his road to recovery following his arrest in November for drunk driving. Kivela talked about the arrest and his battle with alcoholism, which he says he has fought […]

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Public Hearing Tonight On Marquette Mobile Food Vending Ordinance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up tonight which will include a public hearing on an ordinance governing mobile food vending. The hearing will take public comment on the proposed ordinance that addresses fees and operating locations for the vendors. The Commission will also […]

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Two Hurt In Marquette Rollover Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say two people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident last night. The accident happened just before 7:30 p.m. on US-41 South near Tonti Road when a southbound car went out of control, left the roadway and rolled over onto it’s roof. The driver, […]

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M-28 Closed Down Due To White-Out Conditions

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at Central Dispatch in Negaunee have closed down M-28 between Munising and Kawbawgam Road in Chocolay Township. The closure is in effect until further notice due to continuing white-out conditions along Lake Superior. The alternate route is M-94 between Munising and Skandia Township in […]

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School Closings For Monday, 2/29/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for all of the northern half of the U.P. until this afternoon. The National Weather Service says snow will develop this morning, then diminish into the afternoon with 1 to 4 inches by late this morning. The big issue is […]

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Enrollment Numbers Up At Michigan Tech

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Michigan Technological University say enrollment is up at the Houghton school. A report presented today to the MTU Board of Trustees showed that this semester’s undergraduate and graduate enrollment is higher than it was in Spring of 2015. Total enrollment is up 2.2 percent, to […]

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