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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State evaluation of a proposal by a Canadian company to acquire 10-thousand acres of forest land in the eastern Upper Peninsula for limestone mining is moving forward. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Graymont Inc. recently held a town hall meeting in the town of Rexton, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police report a three-car accident yesterday evening in South Marquette that injured two people. The accident happened around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Marquette Drive. Police say a car attempted to pull out onto US-41 from Marquette Drive and pulled out into […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal car-pedestrian accident that happened last night. The accident was reported just before 9:00 p.m. central time at the intersection of US-2 and Mikado Road in Wakefield Township. According to the Sheriff’s Department, an 18-year-old female driver reported hitting […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The site plan for a proposed convenience store and gas station on U.S. 41 in Marquette Township operated by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has been approved. The plan and special use review for the facilty tobe located for the south side of US-41 was approved last […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – County prosecutors and corrections officers could carry concealed guns into so-called “gun-free zones” under legislation that has cleared the state House. The Republican-led chamber voted in favor of legislation yesterday that would allow current or former county prosecutors and assistant prosecutors, retired corrections officers, parole officers, probation […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Yellow Dog Watershed Partnership is holding their annual meeting tonight in Marquette at the Ore Dock Brewing Company. Emily Whittaker, Special Projects Manager with the YDWP, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to encourage folks to come out and attend the event. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The cougar population in the Upper Peninsula is not expected to grow by leaps and bounds anytime soon. Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist Brian Roell says, while the U.P. has the right habitat and food source, it isn’t large enough to encourage rapid growth. In […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission held their annual administrative meeting last night. The meeting featured the swearing in of two new members of the City Commission, Dave Campana and Sara Reynolds. The Commission also selected Robert Niemi as the new Mayor of Marquette and Fred Stonehouse was selected […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education is looking for public input on their possible realignment plans. The board will soon be voting on whether to adopt a realignment proposal of K-5, 6-8, 9-12. Included in this proposal is the potential to reopen Graveraet as a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Outgoing Marquette Mayor Johnnie DePetro joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike recently to say farewell. Mayor DePetro was joined by City Manager Bill Vajda, and the duo chatted about DePetro’s time at the post and the various highlights of his tenure. DePetro thanked the […]

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