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U.P. Builders Show Approaching Fast, But There’s Still Time To Get Involved

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – The 42nd Annual U.P. Builders Show is coming up on March 4th through the 6th at the Superior Dome in Marquette. Sarah Schultz, Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of the U.P., joined the SUNNY Morning Show today to talk about the event and encourage any interested […]

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U.S. Senator Gary Peters Visits Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Junior U.S. Senator Gary Peters checked in with the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today as he was traveling across the U.P. Peters called in to the show this morning to chat with News Director Walt Lindala while he was in Escanaba preparing to […]

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TRAVEL ADVISORY – Friday, 2/12/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say M-28 between Kawbawbam Road in Chocolay Township and Munising is closed as of 1:30 pm today. Heavy lake-effect blowing snow is causing zero visibility. The alternate route is M-94 between Munising and US-41 South in Skandia Township. Marquette City Police say drivers are […]

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TRAVEL ADVISORY – US 41 South In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have issued a weather-related travel advisory to all motorists passing through the Marquette area. Drivers are being advised to avoid using US-41 South if at all possible at this time because of poor visibility conditions. They add if you need to travel, please use […]

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Three-Vehicle Crash In Marquette Township

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a three-vehicle crash late last night in Marquette Township. The accident happened on US-41 at the intersection of County Road HQ around 11:00 p.m. A car driven by 22-year-old Amelia Sackmann of Marquette turned off off the highway onto County […]

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Bay City Man Dies In Alger County Snowmobile Accident

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Munising, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Alger County Sheriff’s Office says one person was killed in a snowmobile accident yesterday. It happened on Trail #8 near Airport Road in Grand Marais just before noon. 49-year-old Scott Edward Reimer of downstate Bay City was pronounced dead at the scene. Reports say he was […]

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Marquette Man Arrested In Eastern U.P. Drug Bust

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man is one of two people arrested this week in the eastern U.P. on meth-related charges. The Tri-Dent drug enforcement team says 23-year-old Matthew Eric Durden of Marquette and 18-year-old Brianna Lynn Hart of Sault Ste. Marie were arrested in Sault Ste. Marie […]

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School Closings For Friday, 2/12/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Lake Effect Snow Warning is in effect for Marquette and Alger Counties until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. Moderate to heavy lake effect snow will continue to develop this morning into tonight especially for locations east of Harvey and over to Grand Marias. Northwest winds gusting as high […]

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Marquette Township Accident Injures Two

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Marquette Township this morning. The accident happened just after 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Brickyard Road and US-41 when a southbound Chevrolet Equinox ran a red light at the intersection and collided with a Chevrolet Suburban. […]

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UP 200 & Midnight Run Preparations On Track For This Weekend In Marquette & Alger Counties

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations for the annual running of the UP 200 and the Midnight Run sled dog races are on track. The Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association President Ron Hewson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to give the latest update. He said the UPSDA […]

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