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MI Kmart Store Closings Include U.P. Location

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seven Kmart stores in Michigan, including one in the U.P., are set to close early next month. The Detroit News reports doors will close on December 11th. On the closure list is the Kmart in Sault Ste. Marie. All other closings will be downstate. Since filing for […]

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Marquette City Commission Approves Playground Plan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved the efforts to build an inclusive playground at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. At their regular meeting last night, Commissioners unanimously approved a plan to relocate the effort from Presque Isle Park. The approval sets up the application for possible grant funding […]

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Veterans Town Hall Meetings Tomorrow In Iron Mountain

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain is hosting a pair of Veteran Town Halls this week. The sessions are being held at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, central time, tomorrow. Leaders from the VA medical center and area County Veteran Service Officers […]

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State Rep. Kivela Expects “Dark Store” Legislation To Die In Senate This Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela says he believes legislation addressing the so-called “Dark Store” tax issue will not get a hearing this year in the state Senate. Kivela, speaking today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike, said if there is no hearing in […]

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Ishpeming Township Traffic Crash Investigated

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Ishpeming Township. It happened around 12:20 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Cooper Lake Road. Troopers say an SUV driven by 29-year-old Gavin Gibson of Montana pulled out from Cooper Lake […]

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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Immediate Blood Need

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center says there is an immediate need for blood donations across the Upper Peninsula. Officials say there is an immediate need for the following types of blood: O-negative and positive, A-negative and positive and B-negative. Blood donation sites are open in Marquette, Hancock, […]

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City Manager Mike Angeli Previews Tonight’s Marquette City Commission Meeting

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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 on the construction of the new Duke LifePoint […]

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YMCA of Marquette County Continues To Rebuild After Challenging Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – YMCA of Marquette County Interim CEO Jenna Zdunek joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss the difficult year the organization has faced. Zdunek talked about the financial and management challenges that have plagued the Y over the last several months and how […]

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MSP Trooper Involved In U.P. Shooting

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Hulbert, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie post are reporting a Trooper-involved shooting last night in Chippewa County. The incident began when officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Hulbert around 6:30 p.m. State Police say a suspect, only identified as a 37-year-old white […]

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Gwinn School Board Seeks To Fill Vacancy

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education is looking to fill an opening on the board. At their regular meeting this week, the Board accepted the immediate resignation of board member Joseph Boogren. The Board now has thirty days to fill the vacancy. The person appointed […]

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