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Planning Commission OK’s Blackrocks Brewery Permit Request

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Third Street brew pub in Marquette is moving ahead with efforts to expand some of their service hours. The Blackrocks Brewery received unanimous support for a requested one-hour extension of their outdoor patio usage permit from the Marquette City Planning Commission last night. It allows Blackrocks […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County Continues Joining Fee Waiver For New Members

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is continuing an effort to get new folks to join and enjoy their upgraded facilities. Matt Deal with the Marquette County Y joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for the latest “Y Wednesday” update. Deal talked about the […]

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NMU AP Union Ratifies New Contract

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Administrative/Professional union, UAW Local 2178, has voted to ratify a new three-year contract. Union members voted to approve the plan by a 109-12 margin. The union represents a total of 189 members. The agreement includes a 2 percent base salary increase for each of […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Hit & Run

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a hit and run accident yesterday afternoon. The accident happened around 3:00 p.m. at the intersection of McClellan Avenue and Ridge Street. Police are looking for information about a silver Chevrolet Silverado picku[p truck […]

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Marquette Area Blues Fest This Weekend In Mattson Lower Harbor Park

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 12th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest is this weekend at the Mattson Lower Harbor Park in downtown Marquette. Marquette Area Blues Society President Mark Hamari joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the event and call out for volunteers. Hamari said […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up tonight. City Police Chief Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the meeting. Angeli was filling in for City Manager Bill Vajda, who was away on vacation. The agenda includes Commission […]

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Lowell Larson Announces Candidacy For Marquette County Sheriff

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette native Lowell Larson is running for the job of Marquette County Sheriff. Larson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to announce his candidacy as a Democrat. He shared some of his background in law enforcement and explained why he is running. Larson […]

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Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda Not Resigning

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Speculation about Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda resigning from the job has been silenced. Vajda joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to put the unfounded rumors to rest and talk about what he’s actually been doing over the last week. He said he […]

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Kivela Discusses Dark Store Tax Tribunal Legislation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela and State Senator Tom Casperson are introducing bills targeting the “Dark Store” theory used to lower property taxes. Representative Kivela joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about his proposed legislation. Kivela says the bill is intended to […]

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Teens Injured In Marquette County Crash

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to single-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Negaunee Township that injured two teenagers. The accident happened just before 1:00 p.m. on County Road 510 near North Basin Drive. A 2002 Buick Enclave, driven by a 16-year-old Marquette girl, missed a curve, left the […]

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