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Snyder Discusses U.P. Energy, Ending Income Taxes And State Budget

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder checked in today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about several topics. Snyder said after meeting with stakeholders yesterday at the U.P. Energy Summit in Marquette, he felt that Upper Michigan energy issues are getting addressed and progress is […]

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Two U.P. Murder Trials Underway

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A pair of closely-watched murder trials are underway today in Upper Michigan. Opening statements were made this morning in the trials of 49-year-old Gregory Ihander in Menominee County and 34-year-old Kelly Cochran in Iron County. Ihander is charged with the murder of his former girlfriend, 43-year-old Jolene […]

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MQT City Commission OK’s Plan To Cut Energy Costs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has approved an effort to cut city-wide energy expenses. At their regular meeting last night in Marquette, the commission voted 5-2 to negotiate an agreement with Johnson Controls to conduct an efficiency study of city-owned buildings and facilities as well as systems such […]

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Ford Airport Adding Flight To Detroit

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Kingsford, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Travelers in the south-central U.P. will soon have an option for getting to Detroit. Officials with the Ford Airport in Kingsford say service with a non-stop flight to Detroit is beginning later this week. The daily afternoon flight will depart at 4:30 p.m., central time. Airport officials […]

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Power Outage In Chocolay Township Sunday

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Chocolay Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Board of Light and Power says a problem with a circuit recloser near the M-DOT Welcome Center on US-41 in Harvey was the cause of a power outage that lasted for several hours yesterday. Residents in the Harvey area in Chocolay Township say the […]

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Ironwood Home Damaged In Weekend Fire

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Ironwood, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ironwood home sustained damage in a fire Saturday night that appears to have been started by a space heater. Firefighters were called to 357 East Houk Street about 9:00 p.m., central time. Reports say the fire started near an outlet in the kitchen of the home […]

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One Hurt In Marquette Twp. Traffic Crash

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Marquette Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash Friday night in Marquette Township. It happened just after 7:00 pm at the intersection of US-41 and Commerce Drive when an eastbound vehicle on US-41, driven by 21-year-old Eliza Groll of Marquette, went through a red light […]

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Marquette City Commission Set To Discuss Energy Savings Plan For The City

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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’s agenda. Angeli said the commission is scheduled to hear an update on a project launching an online […]

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School Closings & Delays For Wednesday, 02/08/17

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Inclement weather across the central U.P. has resulted in several school closings and delays today. Here is our latest list: Gwinn Schools & Headstart – Closed Ishpeming Schools & Headstart – Closed Marquette Area Schools & Headstart – Closed Marquette-Alger RESA – Closed Negaunee Schools – Closed […]

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Exploratory Drilling Underway At Porkies State Park

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Gogebic County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Exploratory drilling for copper has begun on a portion of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Gogebic County. The drilling is being done on a 1-mile-square piece of property situated along the westernmost edge of the park. The D-N-R issued a use permit to Orvana […]

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