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Veterans Town Hall Meetings Tomorrow In Iron Mountain

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Iron Mountain, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain is hosting a pair of Veteran Town Halls this week. The sessions are being held at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, central time, tomorrow. Leaders from the VA medical center and area County Veteran Service Officers […]

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State Rep. Kivela Expects “Dark Store” Legislation To Die In Senate This Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela says he believes legislation addressing the so-called “Dark Store” tax issue will not get a hearing this year in the state Senate. Kivela, speaking today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike, said if there is no hearing in […]

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Ishpeming Township Traffic Crash Investigated

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Ishpeming Township. It happened around 12:20 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Cooper Lake Road. Troopers say an SUV driven by 29-year-old Gavin Gibson of Montana pulled out from Cooper Lake […]

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U.P. Regional Blood Center Has Immediate Blood Need

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center says there is an immediate need for blood donations across the Upper Peninsula. Officials say there is an immediate need for the following types of blood: O-negative and positive, A-negative and positive and B-negative. Blood donation sites are open in Marquette, Hancock, […]

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City Manager Mike Angeli Previews Tonight’s Marquette City Commission Meeting

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

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YMCA of Marquette County Continues To Rebuild After Challenging Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – YMCA of Marquette County Interim CEO Jenna Zdunek joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss the difficult year the organization has faced. Zdunek talked about the financial and management challenges that have plagued the Y over the last several months and how […]

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MSP Trooper Involved In U.P. Shooting

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Hulbert, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie post are reporting a Trooper-involved shooting last night in Chippewa County. The incident began when officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Hulbert around 6:30 p.m. State Police say a suspect, only identified as a 37-year-old white […]

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Gwinn School Board Seeks To Fill Vacancy

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Gwinn, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education is looking to fill an opening on the board. At their regular meeting this week, the Board accepted the immediate resignation of board member Joseph Boogren. The Board now has thirty days to fill the vacancy. The person appointed […]

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Sports Med Complex To Be Built In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with UP Health System-Marquette have announced plans to build a sports medicine complex in Marquette. The planned $3.6 million, 25,000 square foot facility will house several groups to provide various sports medicine, rehab, training and therapy services. The facility will be located at 841 W. Washington […]

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Rollover Accident Involving Ambulance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a rollover traffic accident yesterday involving an ambulance. Troopers say the accident happened around 4:45 a.m. on US-41 near Midway Drive in Negaunee Township. The UP Health System ambulance, driven by 29-year-old Matthew Strong of Marquette, was eastbound on […]

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