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Garden, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire crews with the Department of Natural Resources as well as volunteer fire departments responded to a wildfire yesterday in Delta County. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. yesterday in an area about 8 miles from Garden. The fire has been put out, but fire crews […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing their investigation into a Friday night armed robbery. Police say two men who allegedly robbed an apartment at 515 North Front Street at gunpoint around 9:30 p.m. People in the apartment told police they were threatened by the two men who demanded […]

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West Frankfort, IL – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Manistique man has been arrested in southern Illinois in connection with the recent discovery of three bodies in a burned out SUV in Schoolcraft County’s Doyle Township. West Frankfort, Illinois police arrested 45-year-old Kenneth Daniel Brunke Sunday on a Michigan warrant for three counts of […]

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Ford River Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on M-35 in Ford River Township. Deputies say the vehicle left the road around 5:40 a.m. and struck a utility pole and knocked electrical lines onto the roadway, causing it to be closed for about […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man arrested in connection with a New Year’s Day meth lab bust has been sentenced to prison time. 32-year-old Michael Hill of Marquette was sentenced in Marquette County Circuit Court today to three to twenty years in prison. He was credited for 111 days […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Male Chorus is presenting their annual spring concert this weekend. Chorus members and long-time friends of the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike, Gary Penhale and Bill Schrandt stopped by this morning to chat with Mike Plourde about the concert. They explained that it’s […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A a full-length documentary on the life of Byzantine Catholic Monks living in Upper Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula will have it’s premiere this weekend in Marquette. The film, “Gladsome Light”, be shown Saturday at 11:00 am at the Marquette Cinemas on Commerce Drive. The film’s co-directors, Jeffrey Geniesse […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group of Marquette businesses has officially formed the Marquette Chamber of Commerce. Former Marquette City Commissioner, Jason Schneider, has been hired as the executive director of the organization. Schneider joined Great Lakes Radio News Director Walt Lindala today for a discussion about the origins of the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Superior Watershed Partnership is hosting a Community Pollution Prevention effort across the U.P. this weekend. Natasha Koss, Program Manager with the SWP, joined the SUNNY morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to encourage all to take part in the 2015 UP-Wide Medication Collection. Koss […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Poor visibility and slippery roads were factors in two accidents yesterday in Marquette County. The first accident happened around 8:00 a.m. on County Road 550 near Harlow Lake Road when a southbound car driven by Timothy Westfall of Big Bay slid out of control, crossed the center […]

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