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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials at Michigan Tech in Houghton are reporting record fall enrollment numbers. The student count for Fall 2015 is 7,238, which is the highest the school has seen in over 30 years. Female enrollment is at a record high, with women making up nearly 27 percent of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Current Marquette County Undersheriff Mike Klein is running for the job of Marquette County Sheriff. Klein joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about his recently announced candidacy for the post. He shared some of his personal history as well as his […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution in Lansing calling for an investigation into impacts of the so-called “dark store” tax methodology. Dianda called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the resolution and it’s intentions. Dianda […]

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Gladstone has received a $1-million gift from the John and Melissa Besse Foundation. The gift was announced at a ceremony this morning at the Besse Forest Products corporate office in Gladstone. City officials say the donation includes $500,000 for the purchase of a new […]

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Menominee County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Gladstone Post say they have started a homicide investigation into the death of woman who’s body was discovered yesterday in Menominee County. The body of the 43-year-old woman, who had been reported missing, was found by a State police Trooper at the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has released it’s 10th day enrollment figures. The numbers exceed projections of a decrease in total numbers based on declining high school student numbers and recent larger graduating classes. University officials say the total headcount of undergraduate and graduate students is 8,169, which reflects […]

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling for an investigation into impacts of the so-called “dark store” tax methodology. Dianda says the Governor and State Tax Commission should conduct a statewide study on the current and future effects of the method. Currently, big-box […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette has an interim City Manager following the formal resignation of City Manager Bill Vajda. At a special meeting last night, the Marquette City Commission accepted Vajda’s resignation and voted to have City Police Chief Mike Angeli serve as Interim City Manager. Reports say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Blues Fest kicks off tonight in downtown Marquette. The annual event, now in it’s 12th year, features a free Friday night show with two bands this evening. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and the music starts at 6:00 p.m. at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. […]

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda will attend a bridge naming dedication tomorrow in Ontonagon County. The ceremony will be held at the Ontonagon River bridge on M-64 in Ontonagon Township to honor and recognize local veterans. Legislation introduced by the Calumet Democrat names the bridge the […]

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