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Body Found In Little Bay De Noc

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The body of an Illinois man who was presumed drowned after a weekend boating accident was found yesterday on Little Bay de Noc in Delta County. Members of the Delta County Sheriff’s Marine Division located the body of Tom Petruszak shortly after noon. Petruszak had been missing […]

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NMU Enrollment Numbers Down From Last Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report is showing a continuing decline of students at the Marquette school. The current total enrollment is 7,750, a decrease of 419 or 5.1 percent from last year. Officials say the numbers reflect declining high school class sizes and larger recent […]

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Michigan Tech Enrollment Highest In 30 Years

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fall 2016 enrollment at Michigan Technological University is the highest in over 30 years. MTU’s report shows total enrollment at 7,268, the highest the school has seen since 1983. This is 30 students more than last fall. MTU officials say undergraduate enrollment totaled 5,827. New first-year undergraduate […]

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Labor Day Fatalities Down In Michigan

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police say preliminary reports indicate traffic fatalities were down this Labor Day holiday weekend from last year. State Police are reporting nine deaths in nine separate traffic crashes during the 2016 Labor Day holiday weekend. That compares to 12 traffic crashes and 15 deaths during […]

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Ishpeming Receives Blight Elimination Grant

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Ishpeming, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Ishpeming is receiving one of more than $11.7 million in blight elimination grants awarded to 10 cities and counties across Michigan. The city, in partnership with the Marquette County Land Bank Authority, is receiving a $250,000 grant for alleviating blight to improve neighborhoods. Local […]

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United Way Of Marquette County Launches Campaign

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The United Way of Marquette County has officially kicked off their annual fundraising campaign. At a special kick-off event yesterday in Marquette, United Way introduced this year’s campaign co-chairs: Natasha Lantz and Mike Angeli III. Last year, the United Way of Marquette County raised and distributed over […]

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U.P. Fall Beer Festival Coming This Weekend To Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 8th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival is happening this Saturday afternoon at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. Scott Graham, Executive Director of the Michigan Brewers Guild, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the event. Graham said over 80 different […]

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13th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest Set To Go This Weekend In Marquette, MI

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 13th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest is happening this weekend at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in downtown Marquette. Marquette Area Blues Society President Mark Hamari and Festival Entertainment Director Mark Stonerock joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the weekend’s events and […]

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Flags To Be Lowered In Honor Of U.P. Firefighters

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff tomorrow and Thursday across the state in honor of two members of the Beartown Fire Department from Baraga who died last Saturday. 23-year-old James Shelifoe, Jr. and 25-year-old Alan Swartz, both of Baraga, […]

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Two Arrested In UPSET Houghton Co. Drug Bust

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are reporting the arrest of two people in a drug bust in Houghton County. Detectives executed a search warrant at two residences in Atlantic Mine on Sunday and seized undisclosed amounts of heroin and crystal meth. Two suspects were […]

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