Saturday, June 19, 2021

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow Discusses Alternative Fuels And The Farm Bill With Great Lakes...

MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s junior U.S. Senator, Debbie Stabenow (D – Lansing) appeared on Sunny 101.9 WKQS-fm’s Mark and Walt in the Morning today to discuss a range of topics. Senator Stabenow chatted on the Marquette, MI radio station about alternative fuel research for automobiles in Michigan and how this type [...]

CATCHING UP WITH BART STUPAK

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 [...]

MARQUETTE COUNTY GOES TO THE DOGS (AND CATS AND AARDVARKS AND MORE)

Ann Brownell with the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, or UPAWS, joined us today to preview their annual fund raiser the “Cause for Paws Benefit Dinner and Dance” on Saturday, May 7-th at the UpFront and Company in Marquette. The event will feature a social hour, dinner and dancing and dozens of raffle and door [...]

Upper Michigan Congressman Dan Benishek Weighs In On The Debt Ceiling Debate

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan Congressman Dan Benishek joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark & Walt in the Morning today for an exclusive interview discussing the current debate over raising the debt ceiling going...

YMCA Of Marquette County Checks In

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the YMCA of Marquette County joined Walt Lindala this morning to discuss the latest happenings at the “Y”. Several items were discussed, including new support from the Snyder administration for youth programs as well as the ongoing summertime programs and the upcoming [...]
"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...
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Green Bay Packers Benefit Bay Cliff Health Camp

Tim Bennett, Camp Director at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay joined Mark and Walt to preview the Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour stop in Marquette next week that will benefit Bay Cliff. The event runs from 4-pm to 8:30-pm at the Superior Dome and will feature current and past Packers as well as [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Forgotten Eagles Ride Around Michigan Hits the Upper Peninsula

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – The Forgotten Eagles of Michigan are holding their 8th annual Ride Around Michigan this week and are coming through Marquette today. The annual Ride Around Michigan is dedicated to fallen brothers an...