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School Closings & Delays For Thursday 4/7/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A mix of freezing drizzle and snow has made for very slippery road conditions around the central U.P. this morning.  As a result, we have several school closings and delays.  Here’s our latest list: Marquette Area Public Schools & Marquette Head Start Centers Father Marquette North Star […]

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U.P. Wintry Weather Blows On

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Unseasonably wintry weather is continuing today across the central U.P. The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township says a Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 3:00 a.m. tomorrow for Marquette and Baraga Counties. Snow showers will continue into the overnight and early morning hours across higher […]

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No Injuries In Early Morning Logging Truck Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post investigated an early-morning traffic accident involving a logging semi-truck today in Marquette County. It happened just after 3:00 o’clock this morning on westbound US-41 near County Road CKL in Ely Township. Troopers say a fully-loaded logging truck, driven by 20-year-old Skylar […]

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New Library Director May Be Selected Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new director of the Peter White Public Library may be selected this evening. The Library Board of Trustees is holding a special meeting tonight to discuss and evaluate candidates for the position of library director. The meeting will be in the Lion’s Room on the main […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County Interim CEO Shares Agency Update

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Jenna Zdunek, Interim CEO of the YMCA of Marquette County, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about recent developments at the agency. Zdunek discussed the resignation of former CEO Lisa Coombs-Gerou this week, staff layoffs and an upcoming operational analysis of […]

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Rolling Stones Trombonist Headlines NMU Jazz Festival

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual NMU Jazz Festival is coming up this week on the campus of Northern Michigan University. Festival organizer and Professor of Music at NMU, Dr. Mark Flaherty, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to preview the events. Flaherty said his year’s […]

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UPAWS Hosting “Spay-ghetti Dinner” Fundraiser

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, or UPAWS, is hosting a special fundraising dinner this Friday in Ishpeming. Ann Brownell with UPAWS joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to invite all to come and have a great night out supporting the shelter. […]

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School Closings For Wednesday, 4/6/16

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS & DELAYS FOR WEDNESDAY, 4/6/16: Marquette Area Public Schools & Marquette Head Start Centers Father Marquette North Star Academy in Marquette Marquette-Alger RESA Gwinn Schools & Gwinn Head Start Ishpeming Schools & Ishpeming Head Start Centers Negaunee Public Schools NICE Community Schools Powell Township Schools Republic-Michigamme Schools Wells Township Mid-Peninsula Schools Delta-Schoolcraft ISD […]

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Investigation Continues In WI Fatal Crash

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Niagara, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marinette County, Wisconsin authorities are continuing their investigation into a fatal head-on traffic crash. It happened Sunday around 3:30 p.m. central time on Highway 131 in Niagara when a southbound sedan slid across the center line and hit a northbound SUV. A passenger in the sedan, 68-year-old […]

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M-DOT Holds Informational Meeting On Hancock Project

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is hosting an informational meeting tonight in Hancock to share plans about a major reconstruction of US-41 in downtown Hancock. M-DOT is reconstructing the US-41 downtown loop of Reservation and Quincy streets this summer and will work on Front Street and the […]

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