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Kivela Praises Dark Store House Bill

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is praising a bill introduced in the House on the Dark Store issue. The bill was put forth by Republican Representative David Maturen of downstate Vicksburg. It requires the Michigan Tax Tribunal make its own independent determination on a property’s highest […]

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Former Marquette City Manager Vajda Running For County Board

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda has announced he is running for the Marquette County Board. In a statement released yesterday, Vajda said he is running to represent District Three as an Independent. He said he is running as a non-partisan candidate because the focus must remain […]

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Kraft Hockeyville Voting Continues For Lakeview Arena

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Voting continues today for Lakeview Arena in Marquette as one of four arenas in the U.S. that could win the $150,000 Kraft Hockeyville grand prize. Andrew MacIver, Parks and Recreation Coordinator with the City of Marquette, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to […]

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Search Continues Near Big Bay For Missing Man

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Big Bay, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Search and Rescue crews have now been joined by Michigan State Police air support in the search for a missing Copper Country man. They are looking for 33-year-old Joseph Edward Waisanen who was last seen in L’Anse on March 20th. His truck was found […]

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KBIC Tribal Council Calls On Snyder To Reconsider Position

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is calling on Governor Rick Snyder to reconsider his position on a plan to move their Marquette Casino. The KBIC purchased the former Marquette County Airport property in Negaunee Township in 1999 to move the facility there from Chocolay Township. The new […]

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Hockeyville Voting For Lakeview Arena Continues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s a major hockey event every year and this year, Lakeview Arena in Marquette is one of four stadiums in the U.S. that could win the $150,000 Kraft Hockeyville grand prize. Now into the second round of voting, the next phase of voting has started today with […]

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Gwinn School District Bond Proposal Vote Nears

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community School District is continuing to work to educate voters about an upcoming bond proposal. District Superintendent Tom Jayne joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to remind listeners that the election is coming up on May 3rd. Jayne said the […]

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Cambensy Declares Run For 109th District State House Seat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Current Marquette City Commissioner Sara Cambensy has filed paperwork to run for the 109th District State House seat held by former Marquette Mayor John Kivela. In a statement released this afternoon, Cambensy said she is entering the race to address issues facing the U.P. that need immediate […]

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No Child Wet Behind Seeking Diaper Donations To Help Families

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Melinda Britton joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the No Child Wet Behind diaper drive. Britton said the effort is to both raise awareness and get diaper donations for diaper need as 1 in 3 families with diaper aged children […]

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Casperson Discusses Controversial LGBTQ Student Legislation Proposal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss legislation in response to a state Department of Education Draft Guidance document entitled “Safe and Supportive Learning Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Students.” The Escanaba Republican said the […]

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