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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – With a 5-to-1 vote last Monday night, the Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education implemented a plan to re-align elementary schools in the district. Included in that plan was the re-purposing of the Graveraet building as a K-5 school, which will have an impact on the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Royales are teaming up with U.P. Run for Life and the Superior Health Foundation this weekend for the inaugural Skate for Life weekend at Lakeview Arena to raise money to assist transplant patients in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with medical costs, prescription and mileage expenses. Royales […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 10th Celebrity Art Auction to benefit the U.P. Children’s Museum is this Thursday with a 5:30 pm viewing and the auction at 7:00 pm. Nheena Weyer-Ittner and Dan Blondeau with the UPCM joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to discuss the event and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan argued yesterday before the U.S. Supreme Court against a proposed downstate off-reservation gambling casino planned by the Bay Mills Indian Community from the eastern U.P. Michigan Solicitor General John Bursch presented oral arguments on the state’s challenge to the expansion of off-reservation gaming. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Board of Canvassers has approved a petition form for a group supporting wolf hunting in Michigan. The petition requires the naming of game species be in the hands of the Natural Resources Commission and not in the hands of a public vote. What’s really at […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Natural Resources officials expect to release preliminary results of the just-completed Michigan firearms deer hunting season later this week or next. The 16-day firearms season ended on Saturday, November 30th. D-N-R Deer and Elk officials expect the statewide take to be about the same as last […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the cause of a fire at the Empire Mine in western Marquette County. The fire was reported in the conveyor belts of the limestone feeding system at the Palmer operation just before 6:00 a.m. yesterday. Employees were evacuated and no injuries were […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Area Public Schools will be realigning the district’s elementary schools beginning in the 2014-15 school year. The MAPS Board of Education voted 5-to-1 last night to approve the realignment plan.  The plan re-purposes the Graveraet building into a K-5 elementary school. It also adjusts grade levels […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township is hosting their Annual Christmas Tree Lighting this Tuesday,December 3rd with activities starting off at 6:00 p.m. Chair of the Marquette Township Community Events Committee, LeAnn Kachmarsky, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Miketoday to preview the evening’s activities. Kachmarsky says the Marquette […]

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Marquette, MI –  (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan U.S. Representative Mike Rogers says he’s concerned about security on the HealthCare.gov website. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Sunday that the Affordable Care Act enrollment website was improved by a series of hardware upgrades and software fixes. But Rogers, who chairs the […]

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