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Escanaba Man Arrested On Drug Charges

Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta County Sheriff is reporting the arrest of one person on drug possession charges following a traffic stop over the weekend. The arrest came after a Deputy stopped a vehicle around 7:40 p.m. Saturday in the Danforth area. A search of the vehicle was conducted and […]

Four Hurt In Two Gladstone Weekend Traffic Crashes

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Gladstone, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gladstone Public Safety officers responded to a pair of traffic accidents Saturday evening. The first accident happened just after 5:00 p.m. when a vehicle failed to stop for a stop sign on North Bluff Drive in Gladstone and hit a vehicle traveling on M-35, causing one of […]

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Marquette City Commission Discussing Utility Rates And More Tonight

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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 session. Angeli said the commission will be holding public hearings on sewer, water and stormwater utility rates at […]

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NMU Board Approves General Fund Budget, Extends President’s Contract

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has approved their general fund operating budget for next year. The board approved the nearly $108 million budget at their regular meeting today on campus. The budget is $2 million higher than last year with the increase is attributed mainly to […]

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Energy Center Engine Transport Project Continues In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Crews in the City of Marquette are continuing the work of the moving of three large engines from the the lake shore to the construction site of the Marquette Board of Light and Power’s new Marquette Energy Center. Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning […]

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KBIC To Aid Marquette Water Rescue Efforts

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is providing new robotic lifesaving equipment to first responders in Marquette to enhance their water rescue capabilities. The Great Lakes Unmanned Systems Center, a subsidiary of the KBIC’s economic development corporation, is delivering two Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard Emergency Rescue Systems to […]

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Legislation Addresses Michigan Veterans Facility Issues

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation creating a new state veteran’s authority to start establishing new facilities in the state was introduced in the House and Senate yesterday. The proposal establishes the Michigan Veterans’ Facility Authority to work in partnership with the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. MVAA would continue for the time […]

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Dianda Calls AG Schuette To Investigate Senate Office Building Deal

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced a resolution calling on Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette to investigate the state Senate involvement in a Lansing office building. Dianda says he wants an investigation into possible waste, fraud and abuse of power by former Senate Majority Leader […]

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“Project Keep Kids Warm” Hits Phase Two This Saturday In Western Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A winter clothing drive is being completed this weekend in western Marquette County. The 7th Annual “Project Keep Kids Warm” is coordinated by Wesley United Methodist Church in Ishpeming and St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Negaunee and will benefit needy families in western Marquette County. Project coordinator […]

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The Wait Is Over For “Waiting For Wiig”

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – “Waiting For Wiig”, an independent short film shot at locations around Marquette County with a cast of local talent has it’s Irontown Premiere tonight. The film’s producer/director and diffident subject, Steven Wiig, and the film’s producer/screenwriter, Kyle Hulkonen, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike […]

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