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Negaunee Flushing City Hydrant Systems

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Negaunee is letting residents know about some water system maintenance going on over the next few weeks. The Water Department has begun city-wide fire hydrant flushing and it will be ongoing until about August 5th. Residents may experience discolored water at time. If experienced, […]

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Marquette Holding Public Hearing On Environmental Assessment

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is holding a public hearing this week on an environmental assessment for proposed transportation improvements related to the building of the new UP Health System-Marquette campus. The new hospital is being built on West Baraga Avenue and involves the construction of three roundabouts, […]

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Marquette City Commission Votes To Hire Lobbyist

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved a plan to hire a lobbying firm to represent the city in Lansing. At their regular meeting last night, the commission voted to contract the services of the Lansing-based lobbying firm of Karoub Associates. The vote was 4-to-2, with commissioners Cambensy […]

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NWS Says Storm’s High Winds Did Most Damage

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township says high winds in yesterday’s storms were responsible for most of the damage reported in the west and central U.P. The storms moved into the U.P. from Minnesota and moved relatively swiftly east across the region. The strongest […]

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UPPCO Continues Power Restoration Efforts

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says yesterday’s thunderstorms resulted in power outages impacting many of their customers and several hundred are still without power. The storms caused trees and limbs to fall on lines and poles. Approximately 26,000 customers were without power at one time yesterday and […]

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Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation Hosting Events Soon

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation is hosting a celebration commemorating 50+1 years of graduating classes out of Marquette Senior High School. Incoming President Judy Vonck joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to invite all MSHS alumni and friends to celebrate […]

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Greg Zyburt Discusses His Campaign For Marquette County Sheriff

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Chocolay Township Police Chief Greg Zyburt is running for Marquette County Sheriff as a Democrat. Zyburt joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to give an update on his campaign and why he wants to do the job. He shared a bit of his […]

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Y Wednesday Update: LIVESTRONG Program Seeks New Participants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is looking for new participants for the LIVESTRONG Program. Christina Bennett, Healthy Living Leader at the Y, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for Y Wednesday to talk about the program. Bennett explained that the LIVESTRONG program is […]

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Blemke Bound Over For Trial For Murder

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man has been bound over to Circuit Court for allegedly stabbing a Marquette man to death last month. 24-year-old Derek Blemke is charged with open murder in the death of 21-year-old Brandon LaFarve at an apartment at 2050 Wright Street in Marquette on June 24th. […]

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Feds Fine Enbridge For MI Oil Spill

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fines have been announced against Enbridge Energy over the oil spill in the Kalamazoo River in lower Michigan back in 2010. Final fines of 61-million dollars have been levied by the EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice for the 843-thousand gallons of oil that spilled into […]

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