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Search Continues Near Big Bay For Missing Man

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Big Bay, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Search and Rescue crews have now been joined by Michigan State Police air support in the search for a missing Copper Country man. They are looking for 33-year-old Joseph Edward Waisanen who was last seen in L’Anse on March 20th. His truck was found […]

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KBIC Tribal Council Calls On Snyder To Reconsider Position

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is calling on Governor Rick Snyder to reconsider his position on a plan to move their Marquette Casino. The KBIC purchased the former Marquette County Airport property in Negaunee Township in 1999 to move the facility there from Chocolay Township. The new […]

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Hockeyville Voting For Lakeview Arena Continues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s a major hockey event every year and this year, Lakeview Arena in Marquette is one of four stadiums in the U.S. that could win the $150,000 Kraft Hockeyville grand prize. Now into the second round of voting, the next phase of voting has started today with […]

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Gwinn School District Bond Proposal Vote Nears

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn Area Community School District is continuing to work to educate voters about an upcoming bond proposal. District Superintendent Tom Jayne joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to remind listeners that the election is coming up on May 3rd. Jayne said the […]

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Cambensy Declares Run For 109th District State House Seat

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Current Marquette City Commissioner Sara Cambensy has filed paperwork to run for the 109th District State House seat held by former Marquette Mayor John Kivela. In a statement released this afternoon, Cambensy said she is entering the race to address issues facing the U.P. that need immediate […]

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Man Held For Attempted Murder In Escanaba Assault

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety have released more information about a weekend assault case. Officers were called out around 2:15 a.m. Saturday to the 1200 block of 1st Avenue on a report of a man being discovered severely beaten and covered in blood. The victim, who is only being […]

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One Hurt In Houghton County Car-Pedestrian Accident

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Calumet Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a weekend car-pedestrian accident in Houghton County. The accident happened just after 3:30 p.m. Saturday on US-41 near Union Street in Calumet Township. State Police at the Calumet Post say a 60-year-old Calumet man was northbound on US-41 when a 48-year-old […]

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Wisconsin Man Dies In U.P. Kayak Accident

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Ironwood Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post and Deputies with the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department responded to a kayaking accident on Saturday that claimed the life of a Wisconsin man. Officers were called out around 2:30 p.m., central time, to the Black River in Ironwood Township near […]

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Lift Bridge Testing Continues This Week

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Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More tests of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock are being done this week. The Michigan department of transportation says the testing is part of ongoing maintenance work and will likely result in brief delays for motorists. The delays will last 10 to 15 […]

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U.P. Pink Power Hosts AED Fun Raiser Walk This Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.P. Pink Power volunteers are taking part in their annual 17 mile Walk-A-Thon this Saturday to raise money to purchase Automated External Defibrillators for the U.P. Dawn Lambert, U.P. Pink Power member and event coordinator, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about […]

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