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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Blues Fest is just around the corner and there is still a need for volunteers. Marquette Area Blues Society President Mark Hamari stopped in on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to encourage folks to come to the 11th annual festival over […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Westwood Shakespeare Company will present William Shakespeare’s King Lear this month in two locations in Marquette County. Company artistic director, and portrayer of King Lear,  B.G. Bradley joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike recently to discuss the shows and encourage listeners to attend. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has endorsed Grant Carlson, the Democratic candidate running for the 108th District in the Michigan House. Dianda says Carlson’s commitment to U.P. communities and a promise to fight for increased education funding and tax relief for families and seniors as reasons […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have updated their investigation into the death of a competitor Saturday during the Ore to Shore bike race. Police have identified the victim as 37-year-old Peter Joseph Bausch of Elm Grove, Wisconsin. Authorities searched the course and located Bausch’s body around 2:30 p.m. Saturday […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Aerial tree trimming around electrical transmission lines is planned for this week for Marquette, Baraga and Houghton counties. American Transmission Company says a helicopter and heavy-duty air saw will be used during August to trim trees along a 138,000-volt transmission line between the Perch Lake Substation near […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing their investigation into a death that occurred over the weekend during the Ore to Shore bike race. Police located the body of a 37-year-old Elm River, Wisconsin man after he was overdue to finish the race. Authorities searched the course and located […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One of the Upper Midwest’s premier music and art festivals is happening this weekend in the tiny hamlet of Grand Marias, MI. A seasonal stop for many who truly want to get away from it all, Grand Marais, located along the south shore of Lake Superior in […]

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Marquette, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources Board of Directors has appointed Lourenco Goncalves to the positions of Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Goncalves replaces Jim Kirsch who served as Chairman since July 2013, and Gary Halverson who served as CEO since February 2014. Goncalves’ brings more than 30 […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Upper Peninsula fire departments will receive federal grants to purchase new firefighting vehicles. The Norway Volunteer Fire Department will receive $237,500 and the Sugar Island Township Fire Department will receive $208,696 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, part of […]

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Marquette, MI -(Great Lakes Radio News) – Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer will be campaigning in areas of the Upper Peninsula starting tonight through this weekend. He will be at the Menominee Waterfront Festival tonight from 7:00pm to 8:00pm central time. Tomorrow, Schauer will host a coffee hour in Crystal Falls, tour the Gogebic Medical […]

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