Monday, September 27, 2021

It’s Summer In Marquette County! Cookieman Is Here!

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – For the last 25 years, Little Lake, MI has come alive with motorcycles, music and fun every July for the kids at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay, MI. This year is no different. The legendary Cookieman joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark and Walt in the Morning [...]

Make The Trip To Sault Ste. Marie, MI

(MARQUETTE, MI) – The summer travel season is here and many of us in Marquette County and the rest of the central Upper Peninsula are looking for ideas for getaways and fun, yet affordable, vacations. One of the options to consider is making a weekend trip to Sault Ste. Marie, MI. It’s a close by [...]

Car Fans Set To Buzz The Gut in Ishpeming, MI

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – Fans of classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars, sports cars, drifters and gearheads of all types are converging in Ishpeming this weekend for the annual Buzz The Gut car show and cruise. This year marks...
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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 [...]


Bill Schrandt and Gary Penhale, members of the Negaunee Male Chorus, stopped by the studios today to preview a special concert they have coming up soon. The Chorus is presenting their Spring 2011 Concert on Saturday, May 30th at the W.C. Peterson Auditorium in Ishpeming. The theme of the concert is “Upper Peninsula Rhapsody” and [...]

Downtown Ishpeming Features A Festival Of Treasures

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The official kickoff to the Fourth of July Weekend in Ishpeming is being held tomorrow in the downtown area. The Annual “Festival Of Treasures” will be held in Downtown Ishpeming from 10 am to 4 pm. This annual event showcases the downtown merchants and their wares and [...]

National Police Week Celebrated In Marquette County, MI

Marquette County Sheriff Mike Lovelace joined Mark and Walt this morning to discuss National Police Week. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is joining communities across Michigan and the United States this week to commemorate National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy designated May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week [...]


Former State Senator Jason Allen, who is now the Senior Deputy Director for Veterans Affairs in the State of Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, joined Mark and Walt to discuss the 20th anniversary of the end of the first desert war in Iraq. He also chatted about services for veterans in the State [...]

The Great Lakes Rodeo Gallops Into Marquette County

MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Fairgrounds will be full of rodeo excitement this weekend as the Great Lakes Rodeo returns to the area. This two-day event features traditional rodeo activities and more. There will be a barn dance on Saturday night at 9 featuring Bordertown and things to do for [...]


Dr. Kevin Piggott, medical director of the Marquette County Health Department joined Mark and Walt recently to discuss the findings of a recent study taking a look at the many factors that make up healthful living in Marquette County and the rest of the State of Michigan. Dr. Piggott shared the criteria that was being [...]