Friday, July 23, 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...


Lisa Coombs-Gerou stopped in to talk about things happening at the YMCA of Marquette County. The big push that’s on right now has to do with the “Strong Kids” Campaign. This fund raising effort generates money that will be used by the YMCA to give scholarships to needy youth in our community to cover their [...]

Over 55,000 Power Outages In Upper Michigan

A wide-reaching band of severe thunderstorms moving across the Upper Peninsula overnight resulted in power outages that caused several schools to be closed or delayed this morning.  Many communities across the U.P. were left without power for several hours following those storms.  According to the Upper Peninsula Power Company, over 55-thousand of their customers were [...]

What’s New At The Great Lakes Center For Youth Development

Ann Gonyea with the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development joined Mark and Walt in the Morning for an update on activities going on at the agency. She outlined how you can nominate volunteers of all types for the U.P. Service Awards. The awards recognize volunteers from several categories and the deadline for nominations is [...]
Capital Building

4H Youth Travel to Lansing for The Capital Experience

A handful of our Marquette counties very own youth travel to Lansing this week for "The 4H Capital Experience".  While in Lansing they will...

Golf Outing To Benefit Willow Farms Therapeutic Riding Program

Great Lakes Radio is co-sponsoring another golf outing to raise money for the Therapeutic Riding Program at Willow Farms in Marquette, MI.  The event is being held June 4-th at Gentz’s Homestead Golf Course in Harvey, MI. Julie Frazier, Board President and therapeutic riding instructor, and Linda Mallon, Director of the Willow Farms Therapeutic Riding [...]


Karen Anderson, CEO and Superintendent at North Star Academy in Marquette visited the studios today to discuss an innovative and unique learning opportunity aimed at area seventh graders. The program will get kids out of the classroom and give them a chance to “get their hands dirty” by doing a project outside of the school [...]

Marquette County’s Cruise-N-Coffee Does It Again To Benefit Bay Cliff Health Camp In Big...

MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County’s Cruise -N- Coffee has announced the results of their recent Charity Week effort to benefit Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay, MI. Dawn Johnson, spokesperson for Cruise N-Coffee joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark and Walt in the Morning today to let the listeners know how much [...]

Marquette County Youth Can Receive Sports Physicals Through New Program In Negaunee

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bonnie Kilpela with the Marquette General Family Medicine Negaunee clinic joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark and Walt in the Morning today to discuss a special program being held next week. The Sports Physical Clinic is being held on Monday, July 18-th at the Negaunee office from 5pm to [...]

Marquette County Farmers Markets And More

Fresh from the farm produce, tasty baked treats just out of the oven, locally raised beef, live music, arts and crafts on a sunny day in the downtown. That’s the farmers market experience, and it’s right in your town. Sarah Monte, Farmers Market Master with the Marquette Downtown Development Authority and Education and Program Co-ordinator [...]