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Superior Bike Fest in Marquette, MI Canceled 5/12/11

Marquette County’s Superior Bike Fest has been canceled. At a press conference in Marquette this afternoon, event officials said they have decided to not hold the Bike Fest this year due to a low number of competitor entries. As of earlier this week, only 58 riders had pre-registered for the event. According to Jim Grundstrom, [...]

A Follow-up To The Picnic Rocks Graffiti Incident In Marquette, MI

Phyllis Loonsfoot, with the Women’s Center and Harbor House Domestic Violence Shelter in Marquette, MI discussed her thoughts about the recent incident involving pro-domestic violence graffiti at the Picnic Rocks city park. The graffiti, which read “BEAT YOUR WIFE” was reported to her by a concerned citizen, and following the placing of a picture of [...]

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 [...]

Offensive Graffiti Removed From Picnic Rocks In Marquette, MI

Graffiti encouraging domestic violence against women that had been painted on a prominent natural landmark in Marquette, MI was removed by a city crew yesterday afternoon. The graffiti read “BEAT YOUR WIFE” and was painted at the Picnic Rocks city park on the Lake Superior shore on an area of the rocks usually painted by [...]

Marquette, MI Residents Band Together To Send Message Against Domestic Violence

Graffiti encouraging domestic violence against women painted on a prominent natural landmark in Marquette, MI has residents taking action.  Late yesterday afternoon, a call was received by Phyllis Loonsfoot at the Women’s Center domestic violence shelter in Marquette about a message painted at the Picnic Rocks city park on the Lake Superior shore.  The graffiti [...]

Marquette Michigan’s Abandoned Orphanage did not Sell according to News Guru...

Marquette, MI -  May 6, 2011 -  Reported on the Radio Sunny 101.9fm WKQS this morning, several Upper Peninsula businessmen men met on the steps of the Marquette City Court House yesterday. At 10am, the city  set out to sell the old Marquette orphanage.  The city valued the building at $400,000 and the property at [...]

Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour Coming To Marquette, MI To Benefit...

Mike Coyne, President of the Board of Directors for Bay Cliff Health Camp, joined Walt Lindala to update listeners on the Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour that is coming to Marquette next week. He explained how the entire effort is a fundraiser for the Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay and how this particular [...]

Blues For Life Cancer Benefit This Weekend In Marquette, MI

Carl Fulsher, Community Representative with the American Cancer Society, and Lorrie Hayes, Event Organizer, joined Mark Evans to talk about the upcoming Blues For Life Cancer Benefit. The event is scheduled for 5:oo pm this Saturday (May 7-th) at the Lagniappe Cajun Creole Restaurant in Downtown Marquette, MI. This event will be the 5-th annual [...]


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 [...]