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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are investigating an accident involving a car and a train that took place yesterday afternoon in Dickinson County. Troopers say the accident happened at 2:15 p.m. central time when the driver of a northbound sedan attempted to stop for a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate in January fell by half a point to 7.8 percent, the lowest unemployment rate in the state since May 2008. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, the January jobless rate was one and one-tenth percent below the state’s January 2013 […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Pastor Alan Hanson with the 1st United Methodist Church in Marquette joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about Lent. Pastor Hanson talked about the history and significance of Lent on the church calendar and why it is important to Christians. He also […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is continuing the effort to increase their programs pertaining to all aspects of health and wellness for all ages. Matt Deal from the Marquette County Y joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about a selection of their […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DNR is partnering with the Marquette County YMCA and NMU Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports to offer adaptive kayaking lessons for veterans with disabilities. The sessions will run on four consecutive Thursdays starting March 13th from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Physical Education and Instruction Facility […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow say the Army Corps will distribute $25 million for Great Lakes navigation projects and to address the backlog of Great Lakes dredging projects in the Great Lakes. The funding comes following a bipartisan letter sent last month, by Great Lakes […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center is in a critical need for blood throughout the Upper Peninsula. Types of blood needed are A-positive, A-negative, B-negative, and O-negative. Blood Center spokesperson Sallie Coron says they need to have a minimum target amount of pints of blood on hand in […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. House yesterday passed legislation to protect the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The bill, sponsored by Upper Peninsula Congressman Dan Benishek, was given approval in the Senate in June. It now heads to President Barack Obama. The legislation would designate approximately 32,500 acres of Sleeping […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says he voted against a supplemental budget bill because it does not address the critical need to help U.P. families dealing with a propane shortage during this extreme winter. The Senate-approved measure appropriated nearly $23 million from the federal Low-Income Home […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Guilty verdicts were handed down yesterday in the in trial of two Marquette County men accused of kidnapping two women last summer, and holding them prisoner. 43-year-old Jason Sadowski and 66-year-old Charles Cope, both of Ishpeming, were found guilty yesterday of unlawfully imprisoning the women in the […]

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