Saturday, June 19, 2021

It’s Time For Italian Fest In Ishpeming, MI

MARQUETTE – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A very popular tradition in Marquette County continues this weekend with the annual St. Rocco’s-St.Anthony’s Italian Fest. This community picnic celebrating Italian food and culture runs fr...


Former Congressman Bart Stupak called in to the program today to chat about what he’s been up to since leaving office. He talked about his current experiences at Harvard and more interacting with young people interested in the political process. He indicated that he misses a lot of being in Washington, D.C., but he is [...]

Upper Michigan Farmers Asked To Join Assessment Effort

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News - The Marquette Food Co-op is looking into assessing the needs of local farmers in order to ensure a steady supply of high quality local food for consumers. The Co-op has teamed up with M-S-U Extension, The ...

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 [...]

Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry Drops Lawsuit Against Mackinac Island

(MARQUETTE) – Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry has dismissed its lawsuit against the City of Mackinac Island and their complaint with the Michigan Public Service Commission. Shepler’s launched a lawsuit against the city and a competing ferry company, which was formed when two other ferry companies joined together to form one large operation. Shepler’s legal challenge [...]


Marybeth Kurtz, a member of the I.B.T.C. (Itty Bitty Titty Committee) from Negaunee, joined us to preview the “Pampered for Pink” fund raising event that is coming up this weekend. The show features about two dozen vendors for folks to sample and enjoy at the Negaunee Senior Center this Sunday. The event runs from noon [...]

Houghton/Neil Family Benefit At Marquette Mountain

Lisa Miller stopped in at the Sunny Studios to chat about a benefit for the Houghton/Neil family this weekend at Marquette Mountain in Marquette. This event will raise funds for building materials to construct a comfortable living space for the children who were orphaned in a terrible case of domestic violence here in Marquette County. [...]

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...

Marquette County YMCA Hosting Teal Lake Triathalon

(MARQUETTE, MI) – The annual Marquette County tradition of running, biking and swimming to support the “Y” is coming soon. Jenna Zdunek from the YMCA of Marquette County joined Mark and Walt in the Morning to preview this special event. The “Y” is hosting the Fourth Teal Lake Triathalon on July 16-th. The annual event [...]

Upper Michigan Non-Profit Conference Coming This Fall In Marquette, MI

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)- The Great Lakes Center for Youth Development is hosting their annual U.P. Nonprofit Conference once again this fall, and Paul Olson, from the GLCYD, joined SUNNY 101.9′ s Mark and Walt in the Mornin...