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NMU Approves First Academic Major In Native Studies In Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has formally approved the first Native American Studies academic major in the state. The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a recommendation by its academic affairs committee to build upon the previously established academic minor. Classes in the new four-year program will begin in […]

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Police Investigate Death Of Marquette Man In Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say the investigation is continuing into the death of a man who’s body was recovered yesterday afternoon at Presque Isle Park. Police say the body of a 33-year-old Marquette man was pulled from the base of a cliff by authorities just before 12:30 p.m. […]

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NMU Wildcats Celebrate 2015 Homecoming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s Homecoming Weekend at Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Several activities are happening through the weekend around Marquette for NMU alumni to take part in. The annual Homecoming Parade starts at today 5:30 p.m. and will travel down Third Street, and is followed by an All-Alumni Reception […]

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UPSET Seizes Over 100 Marijuana Plants In Bust

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Crystal Falls, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team say they seized over 100 marijuana plants yesterday at a residence in Crystal Falls. The raid on the home on 6th Street was part of an investigation of a case involving manufacture of marijuana. Authorities executing a search […]

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Body Recovered From Marquette Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the recovery of a body this afternoon from Lake Superior at Presque Isle Park. Reports say the body of a deceased man was pulled from the water by authorities just after noon near the Black Rocks area of the park. The original […]

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Dianda Offers M-DOT Project Cost-Analysis Legislation

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced legislation requiring the state Department of Transportation to analyze the expected life of major road projects. The Calumet Democrat’s bill requires M-DOT develop and implement the analysis for projects exceeding $1 million that are paid for in whole or in part […]

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Special Benefit Saturday For Family Of 4-Year-Old Amarah Filizetti

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Crossroads Restaurant & Lounge is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner & Pig Roast this Saturday to benefit the family of Amarah Filizetti. One of the organizers, Nick Bazinette, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the event. He said there will […]

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Economic Club Of Marquette County Kicks Off New Season

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Economic Club of Marquette County is holding the 2015-2016 season’s first dinner meeting this Monday at the Ramada Inn in Marquette. Tom Baldini, with the Econ Club, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the meeting and speaker presentation. Baldini said […]

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Casperson Possible Benishek Successor In Congress

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Republican State Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba is one of the potential candidates for the 1st District. Casperson says he hasn’t made up his mind yet but says his phone has been “blowing up” with calls from people asking if he’s interested. Other possible Republican candidates being […]

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Strut Your Mutt This Saturday In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, better known as UPAWS, is holding their largest fundraiser of the year this Saturday in Marquette. Ann Brownell with UPAWS joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to remind everyone to take part in the annual “Strut Your […]

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