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MQT Township And Peter White Public Library Reach Deal

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An agreement has been reached between Marquette Township and the Peter White Public Library in Marquette for library services for Township residents. The previous contract, which was in place since 1993, was terminated by the Township in January. Township officials said that contract was drawn up to […]

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4th Of July Fireworks And More Set For Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 4th of July activities in Marquette are set and ready to go. Event coordinator Tom Baldini joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about all of the Independence Day events coming up this long holiday weekend in Marquette. Baldini outlined the schedule for […]

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MTU Announces Tuition Adjustment

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Michigan Technological University in Houghton say the school has adjusted tuition rates for next year in compliance with state guidelines. The university took the action following the signing of next fiscal year’s state budget by Governor Rick Snyder this week. The adjusted increase averages 4.2 […]

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Forestry Land Bills Signed Into Law

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation offered up by an Upper Michigan lawmaker concerning forest property has been signed into law. The measure, sponsored by State Senator Tom Casperson, is part of a package of bills designed to allow eligible landowners to transfer commercial forest property into the Qualified Forest Program without […]

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Marquette Commissioners Approve Strategic Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has formally approved the city’s strategic plan. Following a work session to finalize the plan for fiscal years 2016 to 2018, the Commission unanimously approved it at their regular meeting last night. The plan has been built by city staff following public meetings […]

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31st Annual Marquette County Exchange Club International Food Fest Starts This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual Marquette area 4th of July tradition kicks off Saturday in downtown Marquette. The 31st Annual Marquette County Exchange Club International Food Fest is taking place at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Exchange Club Food Fest Coordinator Geno Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & […]

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Houghton County Escapee Back In U.S.

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An inmate from Houghton County who was recently captured after escaping from a Costa Rican detention facility is back on U.S. soil. 34-year-old John Saatio is wanted out of Houghton on charges of home invasion and destruction of police property. Costa Rican authorities caught Saatio back on […]

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Ishpeming Man Charged With Murder Appears In Court

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man arrested in the stabbing death of a Marquette man has appeared in court. 24-year-old Derek Blemke of Ishpeming is charged with one count of Open Murder in the death of 21-year-old Brandon LaFarve on Friday. Blemke appeared in Marquette County District Court this […]

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Casperson Bill Testing Drugged Drivers Becomes Law

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bills sponsored by State Senators Tom Casperson and Rick Jones have been signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder to create a one-year pilot program allowing law enforcement officers to test drivers suspected of being under the influence of drugs. Casperson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with […]

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Marquette City Commission Addresses City’s Strategic Plan Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission will be addressing the city’s strategic plan tonight with a work session at 6:00 p.m. to discuss and finalize the plan for fiscal years 2016 to 2018. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk […]

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