Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Pastor Dave Van Kley from Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette visited the Sunny Studios to discuss what church has in store for the approaching Easter holiday and corresponding days of reverence on the christian calendar.  Pastor Van Kley outlined several services and activities being hosted by Messiah Lutheran and invited all who wish to join [...]

Negaunee Male Chorus Presents Their Spring Concert At W.C. Peterson Auditorium

Gary Penhale and Gus Livermore with the Negaunee Male Chorus joined Mark and Walt to discuss their Spring Concert, “Upper Peninsula Rhapsody”. The show is this Saturday at 7:00pm at the W.C. Peterson Auditorium in Ishpeming. This family-friendly show will feature several selections with a decidedly “Yooper” theme and feel, and will be a fun [...]


A regular to the program for several years, Matt Zika, Warning Co-ordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township, joined Mark and Walt to discuss Severe Weather Awareness Week. This week is a time to get prepared for the possibility of severe weather such as tornados, strong thunderstorms and heavy rains during [...]

The Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation Stays Cool And Raises Funds

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Supporters of the Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation have a great opportunity during this extended heat wave to stay cool and help out the Foundation. This Sunday, a benefit for the...


Thanks to Curt Hewitt, owner and operator of Utopia Tanning and Skin Care Spa in Marquette and Michelle LaMere, owner and operator of Shape Up Fitness and Tanning in the Country Village in Ishpeming for stopping in this morning to discuss a little-known clause in the Health Care legislation that was approved by lawmakers in [...]

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 [...]

Northern Michigan University Year End Review With President Les Wong

Northern Michigan University President Dr. Les Wong joined Mark and Walt today to review the academic year that came to a close last weekend with Spring Commencement, which had the largest number of participating graduates in the history of the school. Dr. Wong discussed the successes and challenges that NMU faced in the last year [...]

Excellence In Education Week In Marquette And Alger Counties

Ann Gonyea with the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development joined Mark and Walt to feature Excellence in Education activities planned this week for student and teachers in Marquette and Alger Counties. She outlined several events including a dinner this evening at Northern Michigan University in Marquette to recognize students and the teachers that were [...]


Paul Olson with the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development stopped in at our studios to present some of the findings from a recent survey of developmental assets for youth in Marquette and Alger Counties done by the agency. According to the results, there has a significant improvement in the assets that an average area [...]


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 [...]