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Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson Discusses Budget Issues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about some of the budgetary challenges the university is currently facing. Erickson said NMU is using a multi-level approach in an attempt to address a $2.6 million dollar shortfall […]

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Brunke Takes Plea Bargain In Triple Murder Case

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect in a Schoolcraft County triple homicide is headed to prison after agreeing to a plea deal. 46-year-old old Kenneth Brunke of Manistique plead guilty today in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court to obstruction of justice, and lying to a police officer during the investigation of a […]

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Dianda Criticizes 3rd Grade Reading Level Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda voted no on a 3rd Grade Reading Level bill in the State House this week, saying he has heard from educators who say the state should not be mandating when students be held back. The Calumet Democrat says the state mandate essentially tells […]

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Project Keep Kids Warm Picks Up Items Tomorrow In Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)– The next step in the effort to gather clothes to keep kids warm in our area is happening tomorrow in western Marquette County. Organizer of Operation Keep Kids Warm, Dick Derby with the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Ishpeming, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today […]

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Econ Club Presents NMU President Fritz Erickson Monday Night In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -The Economic Club of Marquette County is presenting their next speaker of the season this Monday evening in Marquette. Econ Club spokesman Tom Baldini stopped by The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the speech and dinner meeting and encourage listeners to take […]

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Joe’s Cakes Now Available At Huron Mountain Bakery In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Today is the day!  A Marquette area cake master has officially opened for business in a new location. Joe Heck, best known for making cakes and elaborate desserts under the moniker “Joe’s Cakes”, has placed his first cakes on the racks today at the Huron Mountain Bakery in […]

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Annual Marquette Halloween Spectacle Coming Soon

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 2015 Halloween Spectacle is happening in Marquette on Saturday, October 31st. Tiina Harris with the City of Marquette Arts & Culture Center joined the SUNNY morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to preview this annual community event. Harris explained that the event is presented […]

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NMU Senior Directs Capstone Project “A Gaggle Of Saints” This Saturday In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre presents “A Gaggle Of Saints” by Neil LaBute this Saturday at the Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette. NMU Senior Shane O’Connor is directing the production for his senior capstone project. O’Connor and Director of Theatre at NMU, Ansley Valentine, joined […]

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Phone Scam Reported In Escanaba

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety is warning residents of a telephone scam in the area. They report receiving complaints about calls from someone claiming to be from a collection agency seeking money for unpaid residential power bills on behalf of the city. The caller says power will be disconnected […]

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Michigan Tech Student Injured In Lab Accident

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A student was injured in a laboratory accident last night at Michigan Technological University. The accident was reported around 8:00 p.m. at the Minerals and Materials Engineering building on the Houghton campus. Reports say the student sustained minor hand injuries when chemicals he was working on in […]

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