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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Long time City of Marquette Fire Chief Tom Belt has announced plans to retire. Belt, who has served as Marquette’s Fire Chief for over 2 decades says he will step down at the end of this year. In a statement yesterday, Belt said after over 40 years […]

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township Board Trustee Lyn Durant will soon be the new Township Supervisor. She is taking over for outgoing Supervisor Dennis Liimatta on October 1st. Liimatta officially resigned this week to become the Township Supervisor in downstate Grand Blanc. Durant has served on the Marquette Township […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Third Street brew pub in Marquette is moving ahead with efforts to expand some of their service hours. The Blackrocks Brewery received unanimous support for a requested one-hour extension of their outdoor patio usage permit from the Marquette City Planning Commission last night. It allows Blackrocks […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Administrative/Professional union, UAW Local 2178, has voted to ratify a new three-year contract. Union members voted to approve the plan by a 109-12 margin. The union represents a total of 189 members. The agreement includes a 2 percent base salary increase for each of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a hit and run accident yesterday afternoon. The accident happened around 3:00 p.m. at the intersection of McClellan Avenue and Ridge Street. Police are looking for information about a silver Chevrolet Silverado picku[p truck […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up tonight. City Police Chief Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the meeting. Angeli was filling in for City Manager Bill Vajda, who was away on vacation. The agenda includes Commission […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette native Lowell Larson is running for the job of Marquette County Sheriff. Larson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to announce his candidacy as a Democrat. He shared some of his background in law enforcement and explained why he is running. Larson […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Speculation about Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda resigning from the job has been silenced. Vajda joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to put the unfounded rumors to rest and talk about what he’s actually been doing over the last week. He said he […]

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to single-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Negaunee Township that injured two teenagers. The accident happened just before 1:00 p.m. on County Road 510 near North Basin Drive. A 2002 Buick Enclave, driven by a 16-year-old Marquette girl, missed a curve, left the […]

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Northern Michigan University graduate has been appointed to a National Advisory Council position by President Barack Obama. Aaron Payment, the current Tribal Chair of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has been nominated by the President to serve on the National Advisory Council on […]

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