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D-N-R Offering Grants To Improve U.P. Deer Habitat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan D-N-R is offering thousands of dollars in grant funding to help improve deer habitats in the U.P. The D-N-R is providing up to $100,000 for projects through the Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative. The effort is a competitive grant program designed to improve deer habitats […]

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Democrats To Hold ACA Support Rally In Marquette Sunday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Area Democrats are organizing a rally in support of the Affordable Care Act this Sunday in Marquette. Officials with the Marquette County Democratic Party say they are holding the rally outside of UP Health System-Marquette Sunday afternoon at 1:00 o’clock. They say they are rallying against announced […]

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Heikki Lunta Winter Festival This Weekend In Negaunee!

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Heikki Lunta Festival is back this weekend in Negaunee. The Upper Peninsula Luge Club is bringing the celebration of all things winter back to the Irontown as you’ve never seen it before. Organizers Fred Anderson and Tammy Wills, from the luge club, joined the SUNNY Morning […]

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School Closings & Delays For Wednesday, 1/11/17

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wintry conditions of blowing snow, icy roads and overnight snowfall have resulted in several school closings and delays.  Here is our latest list: SCHOOL CLOSINGS for Wednesday, 1/11/17: Ishpeming – Closed Negaunee – Closed NICE Community Schools – Closed North Star Academy in Marquette – Closed Republic- […]

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Wintry Weather Woes Continue Across U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 7:00 pm eastern today for Menominee, Delta and southern Schoolcraft Counties. The National Weather Service says the heaviest snowfall in those areas will occur late this morning through mid-afternoon with total accumulations of 4 to 7 inches. A Winter […]

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MI Grants Available For Marquette Co. Flood Repair

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan has opened funding to help areas of Marquette County recover from damages caused by flooding last fall. Governor Rick Snyder announced the funds through the Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund yesterday. It allows local governments to apply for up to $100,000 in grants […]

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Houghton Co. Head-On Fatal Investigated

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A fatal Houghton County head-on crash remains under investigation. It happened yesterday around 7:40 a.m. on M-26 near Coal Dock Road in Franklin Township when a pickup truck, driven by an 63-year-old Dollar Bay man, collided with a sedan, driven by a 21-year-old Chassell man. The driver […]

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McLain State Park Master Plan Finalized

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A master plan for McLain State Park in Houghton County has been finalized by the Department of Natural Resources. The plan was developed by the department to guide the next 60 years of developments at the 443-acre park, located along Lake Superior between Hancock and Calumet. The […]

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School Closings & Delays For Tuesday, 01/10/17

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 7:00 pm eastern today for Menominee, Delta and southern Schoolcraft Counties. The National Weather Service says the heaviest snowfall in those areas will occur late this morning through mid-afternoon with total accumulations of 4 to 7 inches. A Winter […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight At New Time

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting tonight in Marquette. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the meeting agenda. Angeli said the commission is scheduled to hear an update on downtown projects from officials with […]

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