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UPAWS Launches Fundraising Campaign For New Facility

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter has launched their effort to raise funds for a new facility. The “Imagine the PAWSibilities” Campaign for an Animal Community Center hopes to raise $3.7 million to build a new facility in Sands Township, next to the county fairgrounds. UPAWS says […]

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Drug Take-Back Day A Success

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at Regional Dispatch in Negaunee Township say they collected 40 pounds of prescription medications last weekend. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day was held on Saturday. The effort provides a safe venue for disposing unwanted and expired meds with no questions asked. All 30 State […]

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Ishpeming Schools Update With Superintendent Carrie Meyer

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Public Schools Superintendent Carrie Meyer joined the Sunny Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for the Tuesday Superintendent Series. Meyer shared some quick updates on sever items going on at the district including an upcoming Halloween Party hosted by the Ishpeming Key Club for middle […]

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Annual Haunted Theatre This Week At Northern Michigan University

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Northern Michigan University Forest Roberts Theatre and The First Nighters Club present their annual Haunted Theatre this week. Director Martyn Martello and actor Michael Musolf joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the show. Martello said the Haunted Theatre is a […]

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Delta County Teen Injured In Rollover Crash

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a weekend rollover traffic accident in Escanaba. The Delta County Sheriff’s Department says a 16-year-old Gladstone male was driving on US-2 near the Buck Inn restaurant just after 2:00 a.m. yesterday when he fell asleep at the wheel. His vehicle went off […]

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Body Of Downstate Woman Found In Chippewa County

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Chippewa County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing today after a body was found this weekend in Chippewa County. State Police say the body of 42-year-old Allyson Motylinski-Jenkins of downstate Maybee was found around 11:15 Saturday morning on the beach near the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum in Whitefish Township. The […]

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Casperson Land Management Bill Passes State Senate

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation reforming management of state owned land by the Department of Natural Resources has been approved in the state Senate. The bills, authored by State Senators Tom Casperson of Escanaba and Darwin Booher of downstate Evart, make reforms in four areas. They require the state to make […]

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Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber Of Commerce Update With Danielle LaCavalla

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is keeping busy as the seasons change in Western Marquette County. Executive Director Danielle LaCavalla joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to share an update on what’s going on. LaCavalla recapped their Annual Chamber Dinner that […]

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Fatal Menominee County Crash Under Investigation

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post are investigating a fatal traffic crash last night in Menominee County. It happened around 8:30pm, central time, on US2/41 just west of the 557 intersection in Harris Township. Witnesses said a westbound pickup, driven by 84-year-old Wayne Miller of Spaulding, crashed […]

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Dianda Chides Democrats For Assault Weapon Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker is criticizing his State House Democratic colleagues for legislation making owning an assault weapon a felony. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda of Calumet says the bills, introduced this week by downstate Democrats, are out of touch with U.P. values. One of the […]

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