Sunday, May 31, 2020

National Night Out Gets Local In Marquette County, MI

MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – A national effort to prevent crime in local communities is coming to Marquette County. The National Night Out is an effort that encourages communities to hold block parties, barbecues or other safe, alcohol-free parties so people can get to know their neighbors and their law enforcement officers. Michigan [...]

Waterfront Safety Plans For The City Of Marquette, MI

(MARQUETTE, MI) – The City of Marquette Waterfront Safety Task Force is beginning to implement several of their suggestions and ideas as the summer swimming season approaches. Some of these changes include placement of buoys in key locations in the water near popular beaches in Marquette and having lifeguards stationed at others. Gary Gustafson, task [...]

Negaunee Little League 9-10 Boys Baseball Team Raising Funds As They Get Ready To...

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A busy morning in the Sunny 101.9 Studios today as the Negaunee Little League 9-10 Boys Baseball team joined Mark and Walt in the Morning for a very special morning. The young men are headed downst...
Randy Girard - WKQS FM Studios - (906) 228-6800

Marquette Township Hosting Community Day At Lions Field In August

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township is hosting a full 0ut community day on Saturday, August 6th. The event will be held at Lions Field in the Township and will run from 11-am to at least 4-pm. Word is, though, that...

Marquette Man Goes International To Create Cookbooks

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – Jason Harper, an international scholar from Marquette, MI, has been spending time in China working with students to create cookbooks that are much more than ingredient lists and cooking directions. T...
Kellie Joki, Organizer of Black Saturday, The Sunny Morning Show

Local Small Businesses Band Together for New Event, “Black Saturday”

Ishpeming, MI - (Great Lakes Radio News) - Local small businesses and entrepreneurs are coming together to take part in a new event called...

Peter Brady Talks To Upper Michigan

Actor and TV Star Christopher Knight, the former Peter Brady from the iconic ’70′s TV show, “The Brady Bunch” chatted with Mark and Walt in the Morning today to promote his latest project, hosting the Michigan Lottery TV show, “Make Me Rich”. The next show will air on May 19 at 7:30 PM on WJMN-TV [...]

ANNE FRANK COMES TO MARQUETTE, MI

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 [...]

Marquette City Firefighters Fill The Boot For Muscular Dystrophy

MARQUETTE – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual “Fill the Boot” fund raiser to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association is coming this weekend. The event is hosted by the City of Marquette Fire Department and features firefi...

Marquette Township Hosting A National “Day” Out Event

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – A popular event designed to get neighbors and community members acquainted with their law enforcement, fire and rescue personnel is coming up this Saturday in Marquette. The Marquette Township Fire D...