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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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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An online crowdfunding project to create a public space around an existing skate park in City of Marquette has successfully reached its goal. The effort to raise funds through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Public Spaces Community Places crowdfunding program set a goal of $10,000 for improvements […]

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House Fire In Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming firefighters responded to a house fire last night in the city. The fire was reported around 7:40 p.m. at the home of Scott and Smith at 118 West Barnum Street. A preliminary investigation indicates the fire was electrical and is not being considered suspicious. Reports say […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Lakes Radio) – Lundin Mining has announced the official start of operations at the Eagle Mine in northern Marquette County. Officials say crews are ramping up production of nickel and copper concentrates at the underground facility as of this week. Ore from the mine is being shipped to the Humboldt […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling on the federal government to take steps to protect Lake Superior from the threats of Asian carp. The invasive species is poised to enter the Great Lakes through the Chicago Area Waterway System. Dianda says the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Mathews Floor Fashions is taking part in the Great Lakes Radio $12,500 Bathroom Makeover Giveaway. Dawn Evans from Mathews Floor Fashions joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about their part in this major contest. Evans said Mathews Floor Fashions is giving away […]

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