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One Hurt In Houghton County Car-Pedestrian Accident

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Calumet Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a weekend car-pedestrian accident in Houghton County. The accident happened just after 3:30 p.m. Saturday on US-41 near Union Street in Calumet Township. State Police at the Calumet Post say a 60-year-old Calumet man was northbound on US-41 when a 48-year-old […]

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Wisconsin Man Dies In U.P. Kayak Accident

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Ironwood Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post and Deputies with the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department responded to a kayaking accident on Saturday that claimed the life of a Wisconsin man. Officers were called out around 2:30 p.m., central time, to the Black River in Ironwood Township near […]

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Lift Bridge Testing Continues This Week

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More tests of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock are being done this week. The Michigan department of transportation says the testing is part of ongoing maintenance work and will likely result in brief delays for motorists. The delays will last 10 to 15 […]

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Annual Food Drive Wraps Up Tomorrow In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major food drive is being completed tomorrow in Western Marquette County. “Project: Feed A Neighbor” is a coordinated effort to benefit the food pantries of the Salvation Army and St. Vincent dePaul stores in Ishpeming and Negaunee. Drive organizer Dick Derby joined the SUNNY Morning Show […]

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Word Class Barbershop Quartet Singing Comes To Marquette County Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The biggest Barbershop event Marquette County has seen for half a century is coming to Ishpeming tomorrow. Pete Stephens-Brown with da Upper Yooper Barbershop Chorus joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to invite all fans of harmony and acapella singing to come to […]

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Short Film Being Produced In Marquette County This Summer

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A short comedy film based on three friends who are waiting for a perpetually late friend to join them is being made this summer in western Marquette County. “Bear” Tyler joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to talk about the film and […]

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Thoughts On The Willie Horton Field Of Dreams And The Old Tiger Stadium

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – A couple of days ago on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike we talked about the site known in the baseball world as “The Corner”, which refers to the corner of Michigan and Trumbull in the City of Detroit, the location of the former Tiger Stadium. […]

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ACTIVE Physical Therapy Can Help You With Your Knees And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – ACTIVE Physical Therapy can help you out if you are experiencing aching knees and more. Rachel Skaw, Physical Therapist, joined Mike Plourde this week to talk about knee and hip osteoarthritis. Skaw explained what the condition is and how it is diagnosed, and how it can affect many […]

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Marquette Area Public Schools Superintendent Discusses Bond Proposal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public School District is putting a bond proposal before voters on May 3rd. District Superintendent Bill Saunders joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to discuss the proposal. Saunders says, if approved, the money will go to pay for six […]

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Governor Rick Snyder Discusses Meetings With U.P. Business And Community Leaders

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A delegation of business and community leaders from eight U.P. counties visited Lansing this week to meet with state officials to discuss various economic issues. The group included representatives from several area economic development agencies and private business. They met with Governor Rick Snyder as well as […]

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