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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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Marquette,MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. Beacon House representative Mary Dowling joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to get folks involved in the annual U.P. Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit the Beacon House. Dowling explained the way the event happens over two days and nights and what different levels […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday just after 8:30 p.m. on US-41 West in Ishpeming Township in front of the Ishpeming Township Fire Hall. Deputies say a 1999 Ford pickup truck, driven by 35-year-old Eugene Bleckler of Ishpeming failed to yield and pulled […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Kohl’s department store in the Westwood Mall in Marquette Township was temporarily closed down yesterday evening because of the amount of snow on the roof of the building. The closure was put into effect around 6:00 p.m. The closure was made as a precautionary measure to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan House Minority Leader Tim Greimel stopped in Marquette recently on a swing through the U.P. on his way to Calumet for the Copper Dog 150 sled dog race. Greimel, a Democrat from downstate Auburn Hills, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Eagle Mine spokesperson Dan Blondeau joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today with an update on their Marquette County operations. Blondeau talked about the current status of operations and construction at the mine and what is being worked on during these subzero winter days. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigamme Township is one of 14 communities selected to split up more than 7.6 million dollars in funding for public infrastructure improvements. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has awarded the funding through the Michigan Strategic Fund’s Downtown Infrastructure Grant program. In addition to improving their downtowns, the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Coast Guard air crew made an emergency landing on Washington Island, Wisconsin yesterday morning after their helicopter experienced flight control malfunctions. According to a statement from the U.S. Coast Guard, the crew of the helicopter based out of Traverse City contacted the air station around 8:30 […]

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