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Snyder Appoints Three To NMU Board

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three new appointees to the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees have been announced by Governor Rick Snyder. Lisa Fittante of Kingsford, Alexis Hart of downstate Royal Oak and James Haveman of downstate Grand Haven have been named to the eight-member governing body of NMU. Fittante is […]

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Kivela Chides Energy Plan As Bad For U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela says the energy plan passed last week in Lansing came up short. The Marquette Democrat voted against the plan because it did not offer a solution to guarantee reliable and affordable power for the U.P. and Northern Lower Peninsula. Kivela said […]

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Annual United Way Of Marquette County Campaign Continues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The United Way of Marquette County is continuing with their annual fundraising campaign, and this year’s co-chairs recently stopped by our studios to give an update. Campaign co-chairs Mike Angeli III and Natasha Lantz joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about the […]

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Marquette City Commission To Get Update On Founder’s Landing Construction

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight in Marquette. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a preview of the agenda. Angeli said the commission is scheduled to hear an update on the continuing development at […]

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School Closings & Delays For Monday, 12/19/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bitterly cold conditions are being reported this morning across much of the Upper Peninsula. The National Weather Service has posted a Wind Chill Advisory until 10:00 o’clock this morning. Strong southwesterly winds and subzero temperatures are creating wind chills as low as 25 to 35 below zero […]

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Marquette Co. Man Sentenced On C-S-C Charge

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been sentenced to prison in a criminal sexual conduct case involving a minor. 25-year-old Richard Keller of Ishpeming was sentenced in Marquette County Circuit Court this morning to 18 months in prison. The sentence was part of a plea deal reached with […]

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One Person Killed In U.P. Head-On Crash

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St. Ignace, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  One person was killed in a head-on traffic crash on US-2 last night in Mackinac County. Authorities say an Appleton, Wisconsin woman was killed when her vehicle went out of control while passing another vehicle near Naubinway around 7:00 p.m. Her vehicle collided head-on with an […]

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Michigan Tech Mid-Year Commencement Saturday

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech University in Houghton is holding their Midyear Commencement tomorrow morning. Nearly 350 Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD recipients are expected to take part in the graduation ceremonies on campus. Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh will be the keynote speaker. Creagh is a 1974 […]

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Marquette Man Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been arrested and charged with murder in the stabbing death of a woman early this morning at Sawyer. Forsyth Township Police say 51-year-old Darrel Gutzman of Marquette is charged with open murder in the death of 53-year-old Robbin Lampinen of Gwinn. Authorities […]

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Dianda Praises Passage Of Casperson Wolf Hunting Measure

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says he voted in favor of legislation adding wolves to the definition of game animals late last night. The Calumet Democrat voted for the legislation, introduced in the State Senate by Escanaba Republican Senator Tom Casperson. Dianda says the measure would […]

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