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Marquette City Commission Holding Three Public Hearings Tonight

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight in Marquette.  City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the meeting. Angeli said the commission is scheduled to hear an update from the City’s Board of Zoning Appeals and […]

School Closings For Friday, 2/24/17

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Strong winter storms moving in across the southern Upper Peninsula have resulted in several school districts closing for the day.  Here is our latest list: Big Bay de Noc Schools (Due to Illness) Breitung Township Schools Dickinson-Iron Tech Forest Park Schools Holy Spirit Catholic School Iron Mountain […]

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Gretchen Whitmer Discusses Her Run For Governor

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gretchen Whitmer, Democrat running for Governor, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike during a recent campaign swing through Marquette. Whitmer, a former state Senator, Senate Democratic Leader and member of the state House of Representatives also recently served as the Ingham County Prosecutor She […]

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UP 200 Shortened But Successful

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Despite a shortened race trail due to unseasonably warm weather, officials with the UP Sled Dog Association are reporting a very successful running of the UP 200 Sled Dog Race. The warm weather created a lack of snow that forced the race to finish in Chocolay Township […]

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Ice Climber Injured In Alger Co. Fall

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Alger County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew from Traverse City assisted with the rescue of an injured ice climber in Alger County Friday evening. The crew was called in to airlift the unidentified woman out of a remote area at the Pictured Rocks Ice Caves after she […]

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Ishpeming Fire Under Investigation

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters responded to a structure fire in Ishpeming yesterday afternoon. The fire was called in around 3:00 p.m. at an unoccupied residence at 600 North 1st Street on the corner of North 1st and East High Street. Fire crews were called from several surrounding communities and flames […]

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Casperson Says Dark Stores Issue Gaining Traction With Downstate Colleagues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says the so-called “dark stores” issue is gaining traction with downstate lawmakers who are preparing to take the matter up in the state legislature. The Escanaba Republican joined fellow State Senator Margaret O’Brien, a Kalamazoo County Republican, today on the SUNNY Morning Show […]

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Snyder Discusses U.P. Energy, Ending Income Taxes And State Budget

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder checked in today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about several topics. Snyder said after meeting with stakeholders yesterday at the U.P. Energy Summit in Marquette, he felt that Upper Michigan energy issues are getting addressed and progress is […]

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Two U.P. Murder Trials Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A pair of closely-watched murder trials are underway today in Upper Michigan. Opening statements were made this morning in the trials of 49-year-old Gregory Ihander in Menominee County and 34-year-old Kelly Cochran in Iron County. Ihander is charged with the murder of his former girlfriend, 43-year-old Jolene […]

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MQT City Commission OK’s Plan To Cut Energy Costs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved an effort to cut city-wide energy expenses. At their regular meeting last night in Marquette, the commission voted 5-2 to negotiate an agreement with Johnson Controls to conduct an efficiency study of city-owned buildings and facilities as well as systems such […]

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