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Holiday Travel Of Marquette Can Help Get You Away Today!

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – If you are thinking about some travel over the summer months, now is the time to plan and book it. Laura Chapman from Holiday Travel in Marquette joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to talk about some of the options you have for […]

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No Child Wet Behind Run This Saturday In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Melinda Britton joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to remind everyone about the No Child Wet Behind Run that’s happening this weekend in Marquette. Britton said the run is part of an overall effort to raise awareness and get diaper donations for diaper […]

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Dead River Derby Rolls Back Into Lakeview Arena In Marquette This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The first home bout of the 2016 season for the Dead River Derby is this Saturday in Marquette. Derby team members Glory Sparks and Phee Nix joined Mike Plourde today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the event. The Dead River Derby […]

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YMCA of Marquette County Program Getting Support From The Iron Range Roll

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A point-to-point 16 mile downhill race from Ishpeming to Marquette is happening on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail on June 4, 2016. The annual Iron Range Roll is a chance for folks to ride, relay or run and proceeds will go to the YMCA of Marquette County’s […]

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Negaunee Schools Wrapping Up School Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Public Schools are ramping up the end of the year activities as the school year draws to a close. Superintendent Dan Skewis joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to give an update on what’s happening in the district. Skewis shared […]

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State Senator Tom Casperson Defends Gender Identity Bill

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a legislative update. The Escanaba Republican called in to update listeners on some key legislation he’s involved with in Lansing. The conversation focused on a recent piece of legislation he offered up […]

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UPHS-Marquette Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System-Marquette say they have selected a new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Wael Khouli has been appointed to the post at the hospital, effective tomorrow. Khouli comes to Marquette from HealthEast Care System in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he served as Medical Director of […]

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Downtown Marquette Bank Evacuated

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Employees at a downtown Marquette bank were evacuated for about 45 minutes  earlier today. The evacuation happened just before 11:00 a.m.at the Wells Fargo Bank on the corner of Washington and Front. There has been no official word on the reason for the evacuation, but reports say […]

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MDOT Starts U.P. Road Projects Today

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Roadwork has begun today on a portion of U.S.-41 in the Upper Peninsula. M-DOT is resurfacing 11-miles of roadway from the Delta/Alger county line to the Alger/Marquette county line. The preventive maintenance project is designed to extend the life of the pavement. The project will last through […]

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Ishpeming Man Arrested After Police Standoff

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man was arrested yesterday following a standoff with police in Marquette County’s Ishpeming Township. The incident began around 2:30 yesterday afternoon when authorities went to a home on the 2100 block of Prairie Avenue to investigate a possible armed robbery suspect hiding inside. People […]

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