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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan DEQ has awarded a pair of grants to Michigan Tech in Houghton to study the possible use of rubberized asphalt on state roads. The grants, totaling $1-point-2 million will fund one study aimed at reducing emissions and odor. The other will test a new technology […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Marquette area veterinarian has been named as America’s Favorite Veterinarian. Dr. Tim Hunt of Bayshore Veterinary Hospital of Marquette has won the nationwide contest created by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. The contest identifies and celebrates extraordinary veterinary professionals practicing in all areas of veterinary medicine. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Forest Roberts Theatre is presenting the world premiere of the 2014 Panowski Playwriting Prize Winner starting this week on campus. “A Paper Tiger in the Rain” written by David Swanson is being presented in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre in McClintock starting tomorrow. Swanson […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It is Homecoming Weekend at Northern Michigan University and beginning at 5:30 this evening, the annual homecoming parade will be held. The City of Marquette says several streets will be closed to thru traffic for the parade. The streets affected are: Pine Street from Lakeshore to Fair; […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Marq-Tran bus driver accused of Criminal Sexual Conduct has been found not guilty on all counts. 62-year-old William Arbelius of Negaunee was facing three counts of second degree CSC for an alleged assault of a mentally challenged 29-year-old female passenger on the bus he was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual tradition helping out families and kids in need in Marquette County is back again. “Project Keep Kids Warm” is back to get coats, hats and gloves on kids who need them as winter approaches. Organizer Dick Derby joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Royales Hockey Team are ready for the new season opener this weekend at Lakeview Arena in Marquette. Head Coach Kevin Shupenia joined GLR Sports Director Mike Plourde this week on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt and Mike to preview the weekend’s series and more. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Published reports say an Aramark Correctional Services food service worker at the Kinross Correctional Facility in the eastern U.P. is suspected of approaching an inmate about arranging to have another inmate killed. According to the Detroit Free Press, State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie post have […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Village of L’Anse is getting federal support to develop a new industrial park. A federal grant of $1-point-28 million from the Economic Development Administration will help development of the new US-41 L’Anse Industrial Park. Baraga County has three publicly owned industrial parks, but two of them […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s maintenance, dining services and police employees in AFSCME Local 1094 have ratified a new contract. Employees will receive a 1.75 percent increase in base salary and a one-time $90 payment in the first year of the agreement. Salaries will increase by 2 percent in […]

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