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Ski Jump Tourney Tonight In Ishpeming

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 130th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament at Suicide Hill Ski Bowl is tonight in Ishpeming. It’s hosted by the Ishpeming Ski Club and starts with trial rounds after 6:00 p.m., followed by competition jumping. Organizers say international and U.S. ski jumpers are competing tonight in this U.S. […]

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Northern Michigan University Addresses Immigration Ban Issues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson issued a statement late yesterday afternoon concerning the recent Trump administration travel ban executive order. Erickson said the barring of citizens from seven nations from travel to the U.S. has resulted in many unanswered questions for the university. He said NMU […]

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NICE Community Schools Seeking Millage And Showcasing Promotional Videos

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – NICE Community Schools Superintendent Bryan DeAugustine joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss a bond proposal that will be going before district voters this spring. He said the bond referendum is for a point-3 mil increase to raise funds for a $4-point-17 […]

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GINCC West End Winter Activities Kick Off With Ishpeming Ski Jumps

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce has a busy couple of weeks coming up and we heard the latest today from Executive Director Danielle LaCavalla. LaCavalla said a whole series of winter-themed events are kicking off with the 130th Annual Ishpeming Ski Jumping Tournament at Suicide Bowl […]

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Marquette City Commission Meeting Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to share some agenda items. Angeli said Commissioners are scheduled to hear an update on the Grandview Marquette project renovating the former orphanage […]

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MTU President Discusses Immigration Ban

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech University President Glenn Mroz has issued a statement concerning the controversial immigration Executive Order by President Trump. Mroz says the Houghton university will defend the Constitutional rights of all in the Michigan Tech community, and will “protect the free and open exchange that is essential […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight. The Commission is scheduled to hear an update on the Grandview Marquette project renovating the former orphanage in South Marquette. Also on the agenda is an update on the city’s Recreation Master Plan and the naming of the […]

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Western U.P. Snowmobile Accident Injures One

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office says one person was injured in a car-snowmobile accident last Friday afternoon. The accident at the intersection of Trail #8 and Gem Hill Road happened just after noon. Reports say a snowmobile operated by Gene Zettler of New Richmond, WI went through […]

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Snowy Roads Factor In Marquette Twp. Rollover

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lake Radio News) – Snow-covered and slippery road conditions were a factor in a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday in Marquette Township. It happened around 12:45 yesterday afternoon on Wright Street just west of the Marquette Board of Light & Power offices. Marquette Police say an SUV went out of control […]

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FOX FRIDAY: A Few Words About Subarus And Ford Trucks In The U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – On our latest FOX Friday Update, we chatted with Bill Rajaniemi from FOX Marquette. Bill talked about the popularity of Subaru wagons and small SUVs in our sometimes rugged climate and why he thinks they are so embraced here in Marquette County. We also chatted with Bill about […]

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