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NMU AP Union Ratifies New Contract

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Administrative/Professional union, UAW Local 2178, has voted to ratify a new three-year contract. Union members voted to approve the plan by a 109-12 margin. The union represents a total of 189 members. The agreement includes a 2 percent base salary increase for each of […]

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Marquette Police Investigate Hit & Run

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are looking for the public’s help in their investigation into a hit and run accident yesterday afternoon. The accident happened around 3:00 p.m. at the intersection of McClellan Avenue and Ridge Street. Police are looking for information about a silver Chevrolet Silverado picku[p truck […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has a regular meeting coming up tonight. City Police Chief Mike Angeli joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the meeting. Angeli was filling in for City Manager Bill Vajda, who was away on vacation. The agenda includes Commission […]

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Lowell Larson Announces Candidacy For Marquette County Sheriff

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette native Lowell Larson is running for the job of Marquette County Sheriff. Larson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to announce his candidacy as a Democrat. He shared some of his background in law enforcement and explained why he is running. Larson […]

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Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda Not Resigning

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Speculation about Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda resigning from the job has been silenced. Vajda joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to put the unfounded rumors to rest and talk about what he’s actually been doing over the last week. He said he […]

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Teens Injured In Marquette County Crash

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Negaunee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to single-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Negaunee Township that injured two teenagers. The accident happened just before 1:00 p.m. on County Road 510 near North Basin Drive. A 2002 Buick Enclave, driven by a 16-year-old Marquette girl, missed a curve, left the […]

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Obama Nominates NMU Grad For Advisory Position

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Washington, D.C. – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Northern Michigan University graduate has been appointed to a National Advisory Council position by President Barack Obama. Aaron Payment, the current Tribal Chair of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has been nominated by the President to serve on the National Advisory Council on […]

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State Police Investigate Iron County Explosion

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Mastodon Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State police at the Iron Mountain Post are investigating an explosion this week in Iron County. Troopers were called out Wednesday afternoon on a report of an explosion and gunshots at a residence in Mastodon Township. An investigation found that two people had attempted to bring […]

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Missing Hiker Found Safe At Pictured Rocks

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Munising, MI –  (Great Lakes Radio News) -Officials with the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Alger County say a lost hiker was found this morning after an overnight search. The 51-year-old Wisconsin man was reported overdue from a hike in the Miners Falls area of the park by his brother last night. Searchers from several […]

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Marquette City Commission Finalizes Budget

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission has finalized special work sessions on the city’s proposed operating budget for the 2016 fiscal year. The commission held work sessions yesterday on budgets for the Peter White Public Library, the Downtown Development Authority, Marquette Brownfield Authority, and the Local Development Finance Authority. […]

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