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“Butterflies Are Free” At The Lake Superior Theatre In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The latest Lake Superior Theatre production, “Butterflies are Free” opens on Tuesday, August 16th at 7:30pm. Brady Skewis, one of the cast members of the show, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the production. Skewis, who plays the male lead in […]

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Marquette Chamber Promotes Shopping Local And Calls for More Governmental Transparency

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Chamber of Commerce is actively promoting shopping locally to support area merchants. Executive Director Jason Schneider joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about a planned promotional effort spearheaded by the Chamber to encourage residents to shop locally. Schneider also […]

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Casperson Discusses Snyder Visit To U.P., Upcoming Legislative Session And Congressional Run

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson called in this morning for a legislative update. The Escanaba Republican joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about several topics. Casperson talked about this week’s U.P. State Fair in Escanaba and the upcoming visit of Governor Rick Snyder […]

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Meth Lab Discovered In Big Bay Campground

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Big Bay, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team and State Police from the Negaunee Post investigated a suspected meth lab at Perkins Park Campground in Big Bay yesterday. Troopers were at the campground investigating an assault at a nearby store. They found the assault suspect at […]

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“Do It For Daniel” Documentary Premieres This Weekend

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Premiere events for the documentary film “Do It For Daniel” are happening this weekend in Ishpeming. The film tells the story of Daniel Olson, an all-state athlete from Ishpeming High School who ended his life in 2012 after a lengthy battle with depression. Daniel’s father, Ishpeming Hematite […]

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Long-Distance U.P. Phone System Problems Fixed

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at Regional Dispatch in Negaunee say telephone outages that were being reported yesterday over a wide area of the U.P. have been repaired. The service outages appear to have been isolated to long distance calls via land lines. Authorities say that 9-1-1 service and […]

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Marquette Streets Closing Due To Bike Race

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is reminding motorists of a series of street closures going into effect tomorrow morning for the annual “Ore to Shore” Mountain Bike Race. Starting at 6 a.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard, and Powder Mill Road from County Road 550 […]

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Poverty Island Wildfire Continues To Burn

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Garden, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials say the Poverty Island Wildfire is about 60-percent contained. The fire has been burning since late June on the 200 square-acre island off of the Garden Peninsula in Lake Michigan. The fire appears to have started from a lightning strike and has burned over 125 acres. […]

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“Scene & Reheard 6” Big Brothers/Big Sisters Benefit Concert Saturday In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – “Scene & Reheard 6”, a concert featuring current and classic Marquette bands, is this Saturday night in Marquette. The bands are all coming together to benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Marquette and Alger Counties. Earlier today, Jayne Letts, Executive Director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Marquette and […]

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13th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest Coming Soon To Downtown Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 13th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest is coming this Labor Day weekend, September 2nd to the 4th, to the Mattson Lower Harbor Park in downtown Marquette. Marquette Area Blues Society President Mark Hamari joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to share some […]

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