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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan says now is the opportunity for Upper Michigan schools to apply for their Building Healthy Communities program. BC/BS of MI Director of Community Responsibility Suzanne Allen joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to encourage Michigan elementary schools to apply […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda is praising State House approval of a bill allocating Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants to seven western U.P. communities. The Calumet Democrat says the funds will be used to help the communities improve several parks, playgrounds and trails. Highlights of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. authorities say a weekend multi-agency effort to reduce injuries on area snowmobile trails was a success. The enforcement wave was held Saturday in Alger, Luce and Schoolcraft counties and was a collaboration between the county sheriffs, Michigan State Police from the St. Ignace and Sault Ste. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan is bracing for another round of arctic temperatures this weekend. The National Weather Service is forecasting wind chills of 25 degrees below zero and colder through Sunday, with the coldest blast coming tomorrow night. Lake effect snow will be a problem as well. A blizzard […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations are set in downtown Marquette for the kickoff of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Portions of Washington Street are closed off for the start of the races and will remain closed until 2:00 o’clock tomorrow morning. Opening ceremonies will begin at 6:15 tonight […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Dickinson County man has been arraigned for a shooting earlier this week that injured two Michigan State Police troopers. 49-year-old Richard Goodreau of Norway is charged in the incident that happened Wednesday afternoon when troopers were attempting to serve a warrant at a residence in Norway […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Northern Nights series is presenting the Jeremy Kittel Band tomorrow night in Marquette. Series coordinator Dan Truckey joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to promote the show. Truckey said Kittel is an unique performer who breings a wide array of styles […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations are in full swing for the annual running of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Pat Torreano with the U.P. Sled Dog Association joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to update listeners on what’s coming up over the next few days. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Following a recent initiative to increase broadband access, Marquette County has been recognized as the U.P.’s first “Certified Connected Community”. The Marquette County Broadband Initiative was a collaboration lead by representatives from NMU, the Lake Superior Community Partnership and Marquette County to identify local broadband gaps and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Street closures have begun in the City of Marquette for the annual kickoff of the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard has been closed today and will remain closed until 2:00 a.m. on Saturday. Many other streets in […]

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