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129th Annual Ishpeming Ski Jumps This Week

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preparations are continuing today for the 129th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament at Suicide Hill Ski Bowl in Ishpeming. Bob Hendrickson, Tournament Director and V.P. of the Ishpeming Ski Club joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the event. Hendrickson said the tournament is […]

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Illinois Woman Killed In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was killed in a multi-snowmobile accident yesterday in Keweenaw County. The crash was reported on Trail #3 about one mile south of US-41 in Allouez Township just before noon. Reports say 46-year-old Denise Hesse of Illinois died from injuries sustained in the crash. An unidentified […]

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Amasa Hits Record Low Of -40 Sunday

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Amasa, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The coldest place in the United States yesterday was Amasa. According to the National Weather Service in Negaunee Township, the Iron County community had a temperature of 40 below zero yesterday morning. That’s colder than temperatures recorded in any other state in the country, including Alaska. Negative […]

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Hancock Man Arrested For Bow-And-Arrow Assault

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country man was arrested this weekend on assault charges after an argument turned violent. The 58-year-old Hancock man was arrested after he allegedly shot another man in the left shoulder with a bow and arrow. Hancock Police responded to a report of a fight on […]

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UP 200 Weekend A Success Despite Frigid Temps

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Organizers with U.P. Sled Dog Association say although this weekend had some extremely cold weather, the sled dog races and events were a success. The winner of the UP 200 was Ryan Anderson of Ray, Minnesota. In a close finish, Anderson beat out Martin Massicote of Quebec […]

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U.P. Builders Show Approaching Fast, But There’s Still Time To Get Involved

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – The 42nd Annual U.P. Builders Show is coming up on March 4th through the 6th at the Superior Dome in Marquette. Sarah Schultz, Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of the U.P., joined the SUNNY Morning Show today to talk about the event and encourage any interested […]

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U.S. Senator Gary Peters Visits Upper Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Junior U.S. Senator Gary Peters checked in with the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today as he was traveling across the U.P. Peters called in to the show this morning to chat with News Director Walt Lindala while he was in Escanaba preparing to […]

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TRAVEL ADVISORY – Friday, 2/12/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say M-28 between Kawbawbam Road in Chocolay Township and Munising is closed as of 1:30 pm today. Heavy lake-effect blowing snow is causing zero visibility. The alternate route is M-94 between Munising and US-41 South in Skandia Township. Marquette City Police say drivers are […]

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TRAVEL ADVISORY – US 41 South In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have issued a weather-related travel advisory to all motorists passing through the Marquette area. Drivers are being advised to avoid using US-41 South if at all possible at this time because of poor visibility conditions. They add if you need to travel, please use […]

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Three-Vehicle Crash In Marquette Township

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a three-vehicle crash late last night in Marquette Township. The accident happened on US-41 at the intersection of County Road HQ around 11:00 p.m. A car driven by 22-year-old Amelia Sackmann of Marquette turned off off the highway onto County […]

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