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KBIC To Aid Marquette Water Rescue Efforts

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is providing new robotic lifesaving equipment to first responders in Marquette to enhance their water rescue capabilities. The Great Lakes Unmanned Systems Center, a subsidiary of the KBIC’s economic development corporation, is delivering two Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard Emergency Rescue Systems to […]

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Legislation Addresses Michigan Veterans Facility Issues

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation creating a new state veteran’s authority to start establishing new facilities in the state was introduced in the House and Senate yesterday. The proposal establishes the Michigan Veterans’ Facility Authority to work in partnership with the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. MVAA would continue for the time […]

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Dianda Calls AG Schuette To Investigate Senate Office Building Deal

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling on Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette to investigate the state Senate involvement in a Lansing office building. Dianda says he wants an investigation into possible waste, fraud and abuse of power by former Senate Majority Leader […]

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“Project Keep Kids Warm” Hits Phase Two This Saturday In Western Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A winter clothing drive is being completed this weekend in western Marquette County. The 7th Annual “Project Keep Kids Warm” is coordinated by Wesley United Methodist Church in Ishpeming and St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Negaunee and will benefit needy families in western Marquette County. Project coordinator […]

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The Wait Is Over For “Waiting For Wiig”

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – “Waiting For Wiig”, an independent short film shot at locations around Marquette County with a cast of local talent has it’s Irontown Premiere tonight. The film’s producer/director and diffident subject, Steven Wiig, and the film’s producer/screenwriter, Kyle Hulkonen, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike […]

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UPDATE: Door County, WI Plane Crash Kills Two

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Door County, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Federal investigators are looking into the crash of a small plane last night in a Wisconsin state park on the Door County Peninsula that killed two people. Authorities responded to the crash of a private Cessna 182 airplane at the Peninsula State Park near Ephraim in […]

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Sands Township Garage Destroyed By Fire

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Sands Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters in Marquette County’s Sands Township responded to a garage fire earlier today. The fire was reported around noon at at 625 Miller Road. Firefighters arriving on scene found the garage fully engulfed in flames, and were able to get the fire out in about an […]

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State Senator Tom Casperson Weighs In On Michigan Energy And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to talk about energy issues in Michigan. The Escanaba Republican shared his thoughts on plans being discussed in Lansing to increase Michigan’s energy independence. He addressed some of the challenges […]

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Search For Three Missing U.P. Boaters Continuing

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Crews with the United States and Canadian Coast Guard are continuing to search a 15-hundred mile area of Lake Superior along the Keweenaw Peninsula for two adults and a child who went missing Saturday night during a fishing trip. Authorities say 61-year-old Keith Karvonen of Atlantic Mine […]

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Small Plane Crash Reported On Door County Peninsula

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Ephraim, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is underway into a reported crash of a small plane last night in a Wisconsin state park on the Door County Peninsula. Reports say the U.S. Coast Guard responded to the crash of a private Cessna airplane at the Peninsula State Park near Ephraim in […]

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