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Dianda To Attend Dedication Ceremony

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Ontonagon, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda will attend a bridge naming dedication tomorrow in Ontonagon County. The ceremony will be held at the Ontonagon River bridge on M-64 in Ontonagon Township to honor and recognize local veterans. Legislation introduced by the Calumet Democrat names the bridge the […]

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Rollover Accident In Negaunee Township

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday evening in Negaunee Township. The accident happened just after 7:00 o’clock on North Road. A 2005 Dodge Caravan minivan, driven by 20-year-old Joni Heino of Negaunee, was southbound on North Road went out of control […]

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Marquette Fire Chief To Retire

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Long time City of Marquette Fire Chief Tom Belt has announced plans to retire. Belt, who has served as Marquette’s Fire Chief for over 2 decades says he will step down at the end of this year. In a statement yesterday, Belt said after over 40 years […]

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Marquette Township Selects New Supervisor

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township Board Trustee Lyn Durant will soon be the new Township Supervisor. She is taking over for outgoing Supervisor Dennis Liimatta on October 1st. Liimatta officially resigned this week to become the Township Supervisor in downstate Grand Blanc. Durant has served on the Marquette Township […]

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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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