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Pat Black, Director of the Marquette Country Convention and Visitors Bureau joined Mark and Walt this morning to discuss her thoughts about the cancelation of the Superior Bike Fest in Marquette, MI this year. She weighed in with her thoughts about the expense of putting on events in Marquette in comparison to other surrounding communities […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Anna Mattson with the City of Negaunee Parks and Recreation Commission stopped in the chat with Mark and Walt about the formation of the Negaunee Beautification Committee for Parks. The effort is kicking off this upcoming Monday with a meeting at the YMCA facility in Negaunee and is open to any and all interested parties. […]

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Bruce Lawry of Negaunee, a long time listener and Ahmed Shriner called in to the Mark and Walt in the Morning Show to tell folks about the Shrine Circus coming to the Lakeview Arena in Marquette next week on Monday and Tuesday. He also told us about another Ahmed Shriner event that starts on Friday, […]

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