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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – General Motors is expanding its recall of compact cars due to an ignition problem that is being connected to 13 deaths. The recall now affects nearly one-point-four million vehicles.  In addition to nearly 800-thousand Chevrolet Cobalts and Pontiac G5 cars that were recalled earlier this month, GM […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in the Copper Country are continuing their investigation into a fire last Friday evening that resulted in the death of a 50-year-old man. Officers were called to a home in Hancock after a woman told them her boyfriend had assaulted her. The woman said she had […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A jury in downstate Ludington has found the man charged with shooting and killing a Michigan State Police Trooper in West Michigan last year guilty. The jury took just two hours yesterday to convict 20-year-old Eric Knysz of Luther of first degree murder and other charges in […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township has issued a Wind Chill Warning for the Central and Western U.P. The warning is in effect from 3:00 am to Noon eastern time tomorrow. Wind chills of 30 to 40 below zero are expected overnight tonight into Thursday. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A proposed tribal casino in Lansing is going to have to wait for a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a case involving a Northern Michigan casino. The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals yesterday granted Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s request to temporarily ban the Sault Ste. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is currently in critical need of A-positive, A-negative, O-negative and B-negative blood throughout their Upper Peninsula service area. The need is high in Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock, Iron Mountain and Sault Ste. Marie. All blood donated at the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Kaufman Follies, a fundraiser to support Kaufman Auditorium capital improvement projects that community groups utilize is happening this week in Marquette. Sara Cambensy, Director of Kaufman Auditorium and show Co-Producer Camilla Mingay joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the show. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Upper Michigan’s legislative delegation is continuing to reach out to U.P. residents to help them through the current propane shortage. State Representatives John Kivela of Marquette, Scott Dianda of Calumet, Ed McBroom of Vulcan and State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba are urging residents to take steps […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The DNR reminds anglers of approaching mandatory ice shanty removal dates and, regardless of date, shanties must be removed as soon as the ice is unable to safely hold them. On Michigan-Wisconsin boundary waters, shanties must be removed by midnight on Saturday, March 15th. For all U.P. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police are reporting a two-vehicle weekend traffic accident that injured one person. The accident happened Saturday around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Teal Lake Avenue. Police say an eastbound pickup truck driven by Victor Collins of Newberry failed to stop for a […]

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