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Baraga Man Sentenced To Prison For Strangulation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Baraga man has been sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette on assault charges. 35-year-old Jacob Charles Maki was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 27 months in prison for assault by strangulation. In addition, Maki was sentenced to serve 3 years of supervised release following his […]

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Marquette City Commission Addresses BLP Proposal Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission is holding a regular meeting tonight. Gary Simpson, CFO of the City of Marquette, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike recently to preview the meeting. Simpson says the Commission will be taking up a controversial rate increase proposal from the […]

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ATC Using Drones To Inspect Power Lines

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Marinette County, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – American Transmission Company is conducting a pilot program this week using drones to inspect transmission lines in northeast Wisconsin. ATC has contracted a firm that will use a drone with a high definition camera to inspect portions of two 69,000-volt transmission lines near Beaver, WI and […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be taking up a controversial rate increase proposal from the Marquette Board of Light & Power tonight. The Commission will be taking action on a BLP proposal to build a multi-million dollar energy center in the city that will raise rates for […]

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Rep. Kivela Criticizes $1.2 Billion House Road Funding Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is criticizing a road funding plan approved by the State House this week. The Marquette Democrat says the $1.2 billion plan is not a good one and is not a sustainable solution to the road problems in the state. The plan […]

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UPAWS Celebrates 40th Anniversary This Weekend

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter is celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a special open house this Saturday. Ann Brownell from UPAWS joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to invite everyone out to the open house at their location at 84 Snowfield […]

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Superior Health Foundation Awards Large Grants

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Health Foundation awarded more than $275,000 in health-centered large grant funding at its Fall Grants Awards Celebration last night. The Marquette-based foundation gave out more than $54,000 in large grants along with $221,000 in funding to improve the mental health for people in the Upper […]

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Marquette Car-Pedestrian Accident Injures One

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say one person was injured in a car-pedestrian accident this morning. The accident was reported just before 8:00 o’clock at the intersection of Fair and Norway avenues near the NMU campus. Police say a vehicle that was southbound on Norway turned left onto Fair […]

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State Rep. John Kivela Criticizes House Road Funding Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is criticizing a road funding plan approved by the State House this week. The Marquette Democrat called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to voice his displeasure with the plan. Kivela says the $1.2 billion plan […]

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Negaunee Co-op Preschool Says “Trek or Treat”

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Co-op Preschool is holding their first annual “Trek or Treat” Halloween Fun Run/Walk on Saturday October 31st as a fundraiser. Chelsea Pekrul, a teacher at the preschoo,l and co-op board member Nicole Carlson joined the SUNNY Morning Shwo with Walt & Mike today to preview […]

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