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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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UPDATE: Door County, WI Plane Crash Kills Two

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Door County, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Federal investigators are looking into the crash of a small plane last night in a Wisconsin state park on the Door County Peninsula that killed two people. Authorities responded to the crash of a private Cessna 182 airplane at the Peninsula State Park near Ephraim in […]

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Sands Township Garage Destroyed By Fire

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Sands Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters in Marquette County’s Sands Township responded to a garage fire earlier today. The fire was reported around noon at at 625 Miller Road. Firefighters arriving on scene found the garage fully engulfed in flames, and were able to get the fire out in about an […]

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State Senator Tom Casperson Weighs In On Michigan Energy And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to talk about energy issues in Michigan. The Escanaba Republican shared his thoughts on plans being discussed in Lansing to increase Michigan’s energy independence. He addressed some of the challenges […]

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Search For Three Missing U.P. Boaters Continuing

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Crews with the United States and Canadian Coast Guard are continuing to search a 15-hundred mile area of Lake Superior along the Keweenaw Peninsula for two adults and a child who went missing Saturday night during a fishing trip. Authorities say 61-year-old Keith Karvonen of Atlantic Mine […]

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Small Plane Crash Reported On Door County Peninsula

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Ephraim, WI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is underway into a reported crash of a small plane last night in a Wisconsin state park on the Door County Peninsula. Reports say the U.S. Coast Guard responded to the crash of a private Cessna airplane at the Peninsula State Park near Ephraim in […]

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DNR Re-Opens Baraga County Lake Access Space

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Baraga, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The DNR has reopened the boating access site at Parent Lake in Baraga County. The access site had been closed since Monday for an improvement project. Crews replaced the concrete ramp, resurfaced the parking lot and reinstalled a courtesy pier. Parent Lake is situated just south of […]

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NMU Seeks Public Comment On Academic Programs

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University is looking to hear from the public about the quality of their academic programs. The public comment is being gathered as part of the university’s evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission. The HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central United States. […]

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U.P. Man Takes Plea Deal In Federal Drug Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Schoolcraft County man who was facing a series of federal drug charges agreed this week to a plea deal. 37-year-old Jason Gregurash of Manistique pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to manufacture 50 or more marijuana plants under the agreement. He was arrested in a […]

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NMU Center For Native American Studies Receives $300K NSF Grant

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University has received nearly $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to launch a two-year pilot project designed to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native female college graduates in science,technology, engineering and math. NMU’s Center for Native American Studies and its Office of […]

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