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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County has recently been found to be the most obese county in Michigan. That’s according to a statistics in Michigan’s Behavioral Risk Factor Survey. Data shows that Marquette County residents are not simply overweight, but they are considered obese. They also do not eat well and they [...]

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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 [...]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Marquette County’s Negaunee Township is hosting an annual event that is one of the most popular Father’s Day activities in the county. The museum is presenting it’s annual “Iron, Steel and the Automobile” show and exhibit this Sunday, June 19-th, which is [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – Although it’s colder out than it should be for this time of year, planning is in full swing for the annual 4th of July celebration in the City of Marquette. The final touches are being put into place for another great parade, fireworks and all kinds of other fun activities. Marquette Area [...]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – The City of Marquette Waterfront Safety Task Force is beginning to implement several of their suggestions and ideas as the summer swimming season approaches. Some of these changes include placement of buoys in key locations in the water near popular beaches in Marquette and having lifeguards stationed at others. Gary Gustafson, task [...]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – An annual sign of summer has arrived in Marquette, MI. It’s time again for the Kiwanis Chicken Barbeque at Lakeview Arena. This community event is favorite for all ages and is a sure signal that summer is back in Upper Michigan. Mike Morgan, Vice President of the Kiwanis Club of Marquette, stopped [...]

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(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 [...]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – The Marquette County Health Department is encouraging residents around the county to bike to work this Friday. The “Bike To Work Day” program is part of a nationwide effort to get people moving and into the habit of riding their bikes to work when they can. George Sedlacek, Director of the Community [...]

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