Friday, September 17, 2021


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"Local Color and a Pretty Good Cup of Coffee"

Theo McCracken Talks Summer Coffee and Mother’s Day Special at Dead River Coffee

Marquette, Michigan - (Great Lakes Radio) - Theo McCracken, Chief Roaster at Dead River Coffee in Marquette joined Kelsey Reyes on The Sunny Morning...
Bill Digneit, Director of Theater, Forest Roberts Theater

Forest Roberts Theatre to Debut “Beauty & the Beast” This Weekend

Marquette, Michigan - (Great Lakes Radio) - Northern Michigan University's Theater Department is proud to present their adaptation of "Beauty & the Beast," to...

Presenting A Check To Benefit Willow Farms

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 10-th Annual Great Lakes Radio/Flanigan’s Bar/BioLife Plasma Charity Golf Outing was held recently here in Marquette County. Today, we had the opportunity to follow through with a check presentation to this year’s recipient, the Willow Farms Therapeutic Riding Program in Harvey, MI. Great Lakes Radio Sales [...]

Make The Trip To Sault Ste. Marie, MI

(MARQUETTE, MI) – The summer travel season is here and many of us in Marquette County and the rest of the central Upper Peninsula are looking for ideas for getaways and fun, yet affordable, vacations. One of the options to consider is making a weekend trip to Sault Ste. Marie, MI. It’s a close by [...]


Former State Senator Jason Allen, who is now the Senior Deputy Director for Veterans Affairs in the State of Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, joined Mark and Walt to discuss the 20th anniversary of the end of the first desert war in Iraq. He also chatted about services for veterans in the State [...]

Hope Starts Here Challenge To Benefit The Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center This Weekend

Dr. Robert Wynn from Northern Michigan University and Dr. Richard Rovin from Marquette General Health Systems chatted this morning with Walt Lindala about this weekend’s Hope Starts Here Challenge. The event is the only fund raiser for the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center, which is an unique collaboration between NMU and MGHS. It gives students [...]

A Special Event Tomorrow at Brookridge Heights in Marquette

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Health Fair is being presented tomorrow at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care in Marquette. This event is open to the public and is intended to give interested people and opportun...


Jeff Spencer, the director, and Paige Graham, the lead actor of the Marquette Senior High School Theater production of “The Diary of Anne Frank” stopped in this morning to discuss the production of this familiar and challenging story. The pair discussed the challenges of doing a production of a story that is well-known over generations [...]

Annual Event Promises Unprecedented Access To The Soo Locks

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan landmark will open its doors to the public, when the Soo Locks hosts its annual open house, known as Soo Locks Engineer’s Day, tomorrow in Sault St. Marie, MI. The day celebrates the engineers who built the locks, the men and women who have worked [...]

Going Rowing With The Upper Peninsula Community Rowing Club

There’s a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the beauty of the waters of the U.P.. The Upper Peninsula Community Rowing Club is taking part in National Learn To Row Day. It’s coming up on Saturday, June 11th at Founder’s Landing in Marquette. Cynthia Thompson and Sally Davis with the UPCRC joined Mark Evans [...]