Home » Archives by category » U.P. News Updates (Page 4)

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Word from Northern Michigan University that today’s scheduled presidential candidate visit for Cynthia Pemberton has been cancelled due to weather-related travel issues and will be rescheduled for a later date. Pemberton is one of four candidates announced last week. All four will be visiting the NMU campus […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers in the state that they must have new fishing licenses before tomorrow’s start of the 2014 fishing season. New regulations are going into effect tomorrow and all 2013 licenses are good only through today. The D-N-R  says Michigan’s fishing […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Public forums have been scheduled for this week for on-campus visits by two of the four finalists for the Northern Michigan University presidency. The candidates will give 5-7 minute presentations that address their interest in the NMU presidency and how their experience and credentials match the needs […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gas prices rose by more than four cents per gallon this week in Michigan. Triple-A reports that motorists are finding the average price of a gallon of gas is up by four-point-four percent, bringing Michigan’s statewide average to $3.77 per gallon. That’s seven-point-three cents per gallons higher […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers of Michigan has announced he’s not running for re-election and is getting out of elective politics. Rogers, whose profile has risen significantly as chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, made the announcement this morning. The seven-term congressman says his next job will […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is praising the passage of Senate Bill 780, which is a supplemental appropriation for the state Natural Resources Trust Fund. The bill contains multiple projects aimed at development and land acquisition in the Upper Peninsula. Included in the measure is funding […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation introduced in Lansing by State Representative Scott Dianda creates early retirement packages to Michigan Department of Transportation employees to trim the ranks at M-DOT and applies those budgeted funds to road surfaces. Dianda says as legislators put together a road funding package, adjustments to current expenditures […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The federal government will recognize some 300 same-sex marriages performed last Saturday in Michigan. Attorney General Eric Holder said the couples will be eligible for all relevant federal benefits on the same terms as other same-sex marriages. In January, he issued the same decision for about 1,300 […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The following school districts and preschools have canceled classes for today  (Friday, March 28th, 2014) due to the inclement weather. Be sure to stay tuned in to SUNNY FM for the  latest closings and weather updates. Gwinn Ishpeming MARESA Negaunee NICE Community Schools North Star Academy-Polaris Republic-Michigamme […]

Continue reading …

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate dropped for the sixth consecutive month in February edging down by one-tenth of a percentage point to 7.7 percent. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment rose by 26,000 in February and the number of unemployed declined slightly by […]

Continue reading …