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U.P. Winter Woes Continue

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Winter weather is continuing to be an issue in many areas of the northern half of Upper Michigan today. Keweenaw and Northern Houghton counties remain under a Blizzard Warning until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. Heavy snow and westerly winds gusting between 30 to 40 mph are creating frequent […]

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Kivela Praises Speed Limit Bills Headed To Governor

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation that would increase speed limits on some parts of Michigan freeways has gone to Governor Rick Snyder to be signed into law. The state House approved the bills yesterday that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles per hour on freeways in rural areas and […]

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School Closings And Delays For Wednesday, 12/14/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Keweenaw and Northern Houghton counties remain under a Blizzard Warning until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. The National Weather Service says arctic air with westerly winds across the Keweenaw Peninsula will continue to gust between 30 to 40 mph today. Continued snow and the high winds will create frequent […]

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Marquette Schools Superintendent Bill Saunders Explains School Closing Decisions

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Area Public Schools Superintendent Bill Saunders joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about how he decides if the district shuts down or not due to bad weather. Saunders says he received extensive messages and calls after MAPS canceled classes last […]

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“Scrooge” Returns To Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lake Radio News) – The Christmas classic, “Scrooge”, returns to the Forest Roberts Theatre at Northern Michigan University this week after an eight year absence. Dave Dagenais, the show’s director,  and actor Devin Murphy, who plays Bob Cratchit, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about […]

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School Closings For Tuesday, 12/13/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Keweenaw and Northern Houghton counties are under a Blizzard Warning until 7:00 a.m. Thursday.  The National Weather Service says arctic air will surge across Lake Superior and the Keweenaw Peninsula with westerly winds gusting between 30 to 40 mph through tomorrow morning.  Frequent whiteout conditions are expected […]

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Iron River Police Chief Fired

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Iron River, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Chief of Police in Iron River has been fired. Reports today that Iron River City Manager David Thayer terminated the contract of Chief Laura Frizzo on Friday. Clashes over management styles between Frizzo and Thayer resulted in “irreconcilable differences” being cited as the reason for […]

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Two Arrested In Hancock Guns And Ammo Theft

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Hancock City Police say they have arrested two people in connection with the theft of weapons and ammunition from a downtown business. Two students from Finlandia University were arrested on Saturday afternoon after three handguns and two boxes of .40 caliber ammunition were located in an on-campus […]

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GINCC Wrapping Up Holiday Shopping Promotion Soon

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is starting to wrap up their push for shopping locally this Holiday. GINCC Executive Director Danielle LaCavalla joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to give an update on their Holiday Punch Card promotion and encourage all […]

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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 in Marquette. City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the meeting. Angeli said the commission is scheduled to hear an update on the construction of the new City Municipal […]

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